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This is a beginner’s guide to mansplaining on Facebook (image credit: Tim Gouw via Unsplash)

A Beginner’s Guide To Mansplaining On Facebook

Right now, on Facebook and Twitter and other social media platforms, thousands of women are freely sharing knowledge, opinions, and personal Read...
Winona Dimeo-Ediger    |   09.13.17   |   SHARE
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Men, however uneducated or inexperienced, consistently feel that they know better than we do how about our bodies work.

What I Call Them: Men Tell Women About Our Bodies

Mansplaining is rampant in our culture, and nowhere is it mansplain-ier than when men explain women’s bodies to us. Read...
Ragen Chastain    |   03.23.17   |   SHARE
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It’s not that difficult. Image: Shutterstock.

Calling All Men! 5 Ways You Can Be A Feminist At Work

All men at work benefit from what Australian sociologist Raewyn Connell has named the “patriarchal dividend.” This is the unearned social or Read...
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When you’re used to being listened to, you start to think it’s because you’ve done something to deserve it. Image: Thinkstock.

You Aren't Always Entitled To Be Heard, Actually

I barely had a chance to say “What’s taking him so long?” before he stepped up to the counter to ask me what he could help me with. Me. Not my friend Read...
Natalie Slaughter of SHESAID    |   05.5.16   |   SHARE
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Ravishly Reads: October Book Club Winner Announced –– Win A Free Copy!

"A necessary read in these fraught times. Starting with the title essay, which went viral and inspired the ever-useful term “mansplaining,” Solnit Read...
Samantha Pajor    |   10.1.15   |   SHARE
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Mansplaining Highlights Of #GOPDebate

On Thursday night, 17 Republicans sparred in two debates for a record-breaking audience of 24 million, and 15 months before voting day. Read...
Jess Lahitou    |   08.10.15   |   SHARE
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Don't Call It Mansplaining—Call It Powersplaining

As feminists always on the search for allies, we do ourselves a disservice by using a term with only partial accuracy. Read...
Maggie Tokuda-Hall    |   04.16.15   |   SHARE
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