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Last week, the U.S. Air Force Academy appointed Col. Kristin Goodwin to be the Commandant of Cadets and will be the first openly queer officer to uphold this position.  

April 05 2017 7:39 PM

HBO's series applies the mean girls trope to upper-class adult women and turns it on its head in a way that is good for women. 

April 05 2017 7:43 AM

A sculpture of the English suffragist will mark one hundred years since women in the UK were granted the right to vote.

April 03 2017 8:53 PM

Today's queer woman to know in honor of Women's History Month is a scientist, academic, and writer who argued early on that gender exists on a continuum. 

March 31 2017 5:33 AM