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Rigged approach: ladies truck drivers are paving their very own method via a frequently antagonistic | Roxanna Asgarian
Tough Love: Our advanced emotions approximately innovative icons | Shafiqah Hudson
Portrait of the Artist as a tender Activist: the 1st woman member of the Black Panther get together appears to be like again | Allan Ford
Out of personality: Why the most recent transformation of ask yourself lady has enthusiasts involved | Stevie St. John
Male name: a talk approximately masculinity and violence with Byron damage and Jackson Katz | Jesse Fruhwirth
Precious Mettle: the parable of the powerful black girl | Tamara Winfrey Harris
Against the Ropes: for girls boxers, it's a struggle simply to get within the ring | Sarah Brown
Words to stay via: Why is it so uncomfortable whilst girls problem conventional melanoma narratives? | Sara Black McCulloch
Mass marketplace: Latina authors plot a feminist takeover of chick-lit | Aya de León and Sofia Quintero
Out from the Shadows: The turning out to be visibility of household staff onscreen and rancid | Sheila Bapat
Everlasting Love: Why Courtney Love nonetheless issues | Jessica Machado
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