"It is mentally exhausting to live in constant fear, feeling like you’re in a state of constant fight or flight."
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Even after reading stacks of pregnancy books, faithfully following their health care provider's advice and successfully delivering a healthy baby, women often enter motherhood with what suddenly feels like a broken body.
On May 15, 1911, the U.S. Supreme Court announced its decision in Standard Oil Co. of New Jersey v. United States: Rockefeller's Standard Oil was a monopoly. The case became a powerful tool in later antitrust cases — and wouldn't have been possible without the dogged reporting of Ida Tarbell.
n March 31, 1776, Abigail Adams advised her husband, John Adams, to consider the fates and roles of women while designing the case for American independence.: "I desire you would remember the ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the husbands."
This is just the beginning’ of change in the industry, says female director of new movie about life after sexual assault
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“What I worry about is it’s going to turn off young artists to get into this industry. I can tell you that there are many times that I’ve wanted to get out of this industry because of the rape culture, because of the sexualization of women, and the lack of parity. Where I thought, ‘Oh my gosh, it’s like pulling teeth, the amount that I have to prove myself.’”