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When Women’s Lib Vindicated Wall Street’s Original Joan Holloway

Sixty years later as Women's Liberation was going full throttle, the anti-catcall tactic was less eye gouging and more man heckling with ogle-ins, like sit-ins with wolf whistles.

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Why Some Guys Can’t Handle Getting Turned Down

Regardless of the communication tactic, ultimately saying "no" can lead to a backlash of breakup proportions despite a relationship that never even existed...

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STEM Women Hall of Fame: Helene Deutsch

In the early 1940s, the psychiatric community had just started piecing together what they thought Borderline Personality Disorder might be. It wouldn’t be an officially recognized, diagnosable condition until 1980, but that doesn’t mean psychiatrists hadn’t already researched the patterns

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Grandma Gatewood: The Domestic Violence Survivor Who Became an Appalachain Trail Heroine Alone

In 1955, Emma "Grandma" Gatewood became the first woman to hike the Appalachian Trail solo. A mother of 11 children and 23 grandchildren, she was 67 years old when a cab dropped her off in Jasper, Ga., and she set

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31 Badass Women Born in August

Movers, shakers, and women's history-makers born in August.

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Could a lady MacGyver duct tape the way to more female engineers?

Could a female MacGyver show get more girls into engineering? The show's creator thinks so.

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How American Men Won the Right to Go Topless

Men's brief fight to free their own nipples highlights the stark disparity in how we perceive these highly gendered bumpy flesh dots.

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FUDs in the Field

Our listeners are no strangers to peeing while standing. A lot of folks have responded to out episode on female urination devices (FUDs), or stand-to-pee (STP) devices, and they’ve had great stories to share about using their pee funnels during

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The Grandmother of Ladies’ Pee Funnels

Edyth Lacy was a woman ahead of her time. Or maybe she just a woman of her time fed up with sitting on disgusting, pee-splattered public toilet seats. Whichever the case, Lacy didn't take unclean public restrooms sitting down.

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95% of Women Don’t Regret Their Abortions & the Reason Is Simpler Than You’d Think.

A new PLOS One study finds 95 percent of women who have abortions don't regret their reproductive decisions. The reason why is simpler than you'd think.

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