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Fearing Violence, a Hospital Told a Doctor to Shut Up About Abortion

Dr. Diane Horvath-Cosper has filed a civil rights complaint against her employer, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, after she was ordered to shut up about abortion.

Life on Mars (Hill): Faith and Feminism in a Fast-growing Megachurch

Mars Hill's blend of pop culture and strict Calvinist doctrine allowed the church to occupy a unique niche between conservative Christians and their secular liberal contemporaries.

As a Sexual Assault Survivor, It's Powerful to See Kimmy Schmidt Grapple With PTSD

The comedy "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt" takes on a dark topic in its second season: the lingering impact of trauma.

On Our Radar: Feminist News Roundup

Today we're reading about Latinx representation, bell hooks, and crisis pregnancy centers.

Ask Bear: What If My Relationship Has An Expiration Date?

A couple gets along great, but one of them is planning to move thousands of miles away. What do you do?

Independent Media is Dead?

The death certificate was signed about a year ago, around the time that Ira Glass of This American Life fame ditched independence in style. We have to quote him, because no paraphrase does it justice:

Foul Play: How Colleges Screw Over Female Coaches

A new investigation reveals how NCAA schools discriminate against women in athletics.

How "Fargo" Captures the Sad Realities of Toxic Masculinity

In an era of #MasculinitySoFragile, the 20-year-old film's portrayal of repressed feelings still resonates. 

Michelle Gonzales's New Memoir Details Punk History Through a Xicana Feminist Perspective

In The Spitboy Rule, Gonzales's unique experience and perspective document a critical moment in punk culture.

In Her Memoir, Diane Guerrero Showcases the Struggles and Resilience of An Undocumented Family

Orange is the New Black star Diane Guerrero opens up about her family in her memoir "In the Country We Love."