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Gwyenth Paltrow Celebrates Women's Equality Day: 'Let's Focus on the Pay Gap, Not the Thigh Gap'

Gwyenth Paltrow Celebrates Women's Equality Day: 'Let's Focus on the Pay Gap, Not the Thigh Gap'

Originally posted 08/26/2015 10:50AM

Gwyneth Paltrow gave her two cents on Women's Equality Day on Wednesday.

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Fringe Group That Photoshops Images of Plus-Size Women to Make Them Thinner: 'It's Wrong to Accept Being Obese as OK'

Fringe Group That Photoshops Images of Plus-Size Women to Make Them Thinner: 'It's Wrong to Accept Being Obese as OK'

Originally posted 08/20/2015 02:00PM

A group of fat-shaming gamers is sparking outrage across the Internet for Photoshopping pictures of plus-size people – including stars and models – to make them look thinner.

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Runner Defends Letting Period Bleed Freely at London Marathon: 'Women's Bodies Don't Exist for Public Consumption'

Runner Defends Letting Period Bleed Freely at London Marathon: 'Women's Bodies Don't Exist for Public Consumption'

Originally posted 08/13/2015 03:35PM

The woman who ran the London Marathon while "free flowing" on her period tells PEOPLE that the massive outcry over her story proves just how important her message was.

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FROM EW: Sarah Jessica Parker Reveals Why She's Not a Feminist

FROM EW: Sarah Jessica Parker Reveals Why She's Not a Feminist

Originally posted 07/06/2015 08:45PM

"I'm a humanist," says the Sex and the City star in Cosmopolitan's August cover story

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FROM TIME: Miss Piggy: Why I Am a Feminist Pig | Miss Piggy

FROM TIME: Miss Piggy: Why I Am a Feminist Pig

Originally posted 06/04/2015 03:20PM

The fan-favorite Muppet is joining Sandra Day O'Connor, Toni Morrison and others in receiving a major award honoring women

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Toronto Teen Gets in Trouble for Crop Top, Gets 500 Classmates to Wear Them to School the Next Day

Toronto Teen Gets in Trouble for Crop Top, Gets 500 Classmates to Wear Them to School the Next Day

Originally posted 05/29/2015 02:45AM

Before this week, Alexi Halket hadn't given her school's dress code much thought. For students at the creative-minded Etobicoke School of the Arts, the rules regarding wardrobe were vague and open.

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Pitch Perfect 2 Puts Elizabeth Banks in the Female Comedy Directors Club

Pitch Perfect 2 Puts Elizabeth Banks in the Female Comedy Directors Club

Originally posted 05/18/2015 12:25PM

The opening of Pitch Perfect 2 in theaters on Friday meant the return of Fat Amy to our lives, sure, but it also meant something else for director Elizabeth Banks.

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Should Harriet Tubman Appear on the U.S. $20 Bill?

Harriet Tubman on the $20 Bill? One Group Says Yes

Originally posted 05/12/2015 08:00PM

In the year 2020, Americans will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, which extended the right to vote to female citizens of the United States. And one group is proposing that the occasion be celebrated by putting abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill.

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Pope Francis Calls Pay Disparities Between Women and Men a 'Pure Scandal'

Pope Francis Calls Pay Disparities Between Women and Men a 'Pure Scandal'

Originally posted 04/29/2015 05:15PM

Women's rights advocate Patricia Arquette will have to make some room for Pope Francis, the feminist.

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