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Amina Tyler: Tunisian Woman Receiving Death Threats For Trying to Start Feminist Group

Amina Tyler, a 19-year-old Tunisian woman, is facing death threats and prison time for expressing her feminist ideals and posting topless photos of herself online.
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What You Should Do If A Drunk Girl Passes Out On Your Couch

Watch what this guy does in 25 seconds when a drunk girl passes out on his couch.

Justin Timberlake 'Mirrors' Music Video: Worth the 8-Minute Length

Warning: you'll probably cry, too.
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Amina Tyler: Tunisian Girl Outrages Islamic Authority With Nude Facebook Photos

A Tunisian girl faces criminal charges after posting a naked photo of herself on Facebook. Her parents have disowned her and she's been placed in a mental hospital, but she's not backing down.

Andy Enfield: Florida Gulf Coast Coach With a Supermodel Wife, Amanda Marcum

They've beaten Georgetown and San Diego State. Andy Enfield and Florida Gulf Coast are moving onto the Sweet Sixteen as darlings of the 2013 NCAA Tournament.
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Why Are Sex Workers Left Out Of the Violence Against Women Conversation?

Feminism is for all women, including sex workers. Let’s make 2013 the year that violence against sex workers finally enters the public consciousness as a human rights issue.

Stephen Amell Fifty Shades Of Grey: Actor in Talks to Play Christian Grey

"Arrow" star, Stephen Amell confirms he's been in talks to appear in the highly-anticipated "Fifty Shades of Grey" film.

"It Was Rape" Documentary: Goes Beyond Sexual Assault Statistics With Painful Anecdotes

The documentary includes eight women who share their sexual assault experiences to show victims they're not alone and shouldn't be afraid to report their rapists.
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Arizona Transgender Bathroom Bill: Let Us Pee Without Showing ID

No one should have to "show their papers" to use the restroom, but a new Arizona bill discriminates against transgenders, as it would penalize them for entering the "wrong" restroom.

50 Shades Of Grey Movie: Will Stephen Amell Play Christian Grey?

The "Arrow" star confirms he's been in talks to appear in the highly-anticipated "Fifty Shades of Grey" film.

Florida Gulf Coast Coach Andy Enfield: Living the Dream

Florida Gulf Coast pulled the upset of the 2013 NCAA Tournament in beating 2-seed Georgetown.

CBS NCAA Tournament Live Stream

Find a live stream of the NCAA Tournament.
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Kentucky Governor Beshear Vetoes Bill That Would Allow Religious Discrimination

Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear just vetoed a controversial “religious-freedom” bill on Friday, which would make discrimination against minorities legal, but the veto is likely to be overturned.

8 Best Pickup Lines For PolicyMic Users

Smitten with a user but too afraid to make a move? Worry not, PolicyMic'ers: here are eight lines that are sure to win the heart of your commenter/pundit of choice.

6 Ways Pop Culture Has Pushed Anti-Christian Sentiment

Considering the ever-growing list of entertainment possibilities, the anti-Christian sentiment in media is incredibly depressing.

Feminist Housewives: Is There Such a Thing As An Egyptian Feminist Housewife?

Two things that might seem contradictory are, in fact, perfectly aligned. Feminist activism is blossoming in Egypt, in spite of the Muslim Brotherhood, among other things.
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Gary Bauer Says Polls "Skew" America's Support For Same-Sex Marriage

Gary Bauer claims the polls on our country's support for gay marriage are misleading and that pop culture intimidates Americans into backing equality.
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Mark Zuckerberg Pushes For Immigration Reform in New Venture

The Facebook founder's new advocacy organization focuses heavily on immigration and aims to get more green cards for those with advanced degrees in technology.

"Phil Spector" Movie Review: A Grim Tale of Death and Demonization

David Mamet's "Phil Spector" is a stagy but effective look at the mythic side of the high-profile homicide. And, as expected, the wigs steal the show.
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Texas Defunding Planned Parenthood: Wreaks Havoc On Health Care Costs

Decreased access to health care means Texas women lose, Texas taxpayers lose, and, ironically, in their failure to eliminate any abortion clinics, anti-choice legislators lose as well.
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Rand Paul Leaving GOP Boy Band For Solo Career [Satire]

Seeking greener artistic pastures, Rand Paul calls it quits with his old GOP bandmates to launch a long-anticipated solo career, proving even #standwithrand must eventually stand alone.
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Gates Foundation to Grant $100,000 to Reinvent the Condom

The foundation has donated $100,000 to a grant intended to foster innovation in health research and increase the ease-of-use aspect of condoms.
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Prop 8: Supreme Court Set to Hear Gay Marriages Cases

As we approach the Supreme Court hearings on Prop 8 and DOMA, it's important to realize that gays have a right to love whoever they want.

11 Great Moments From the 2013 NCAA Tournament, Narrated in GIFs

The first weekend of the NCAA tournament has lived up to its lofty expectations. Nail-biters, upsets, buzzer beaters ... this has been an epic March Madness. Here are the highlights (so far)!
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Obama Israel Trip: A Sign Of Friendship, But President's Priorities Remain Unclear

The president’s visit to Israel was touchy, feely, and theatrical, but Middle Easterners are still left wondering about his top priority. Is it Iran, the Palestinians, or something else?
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Pervez Musharraf Returns to Pakistan Amid Taliban Death Threats

Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf has returned from his self-imposed exile to find the country much worse off under democracy than it ever was under his presidency.

Cherry Blossom Festival 2013: 7 American Landmarks That Were Gifts From Abroad

The world loves giving America gifts that turn into famous and not-as-famous landmarks. Or, at least the world used to love doing that. Here's a recap of the best ones.
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Syria Uprising and Chemical Weapons: Dr. Joshua Landis On What the Future Holds

In wake of reports of possible chemical weapon use in Syria, world-renowned Syria expert, Dr. Joshua Landis chats with PolicyMic about recent developments and future implications.

NCAA 2013 Upset Watch: Lower Seeds Taking Over Tournament

Lower seeds are dominating the 2013 NCAA Tournament. See the underdogs that are still alive and kicking this year.
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DOMA and Prop 8: Supreme Court to Hear Gay Marriage Cases

This week, the Supreme Court will hear arguments on DOMA and Prop 8. Justices Kagan, Sotomayor, Ginsburg, and Breyer are certain to rule in favor of same-sex marriage, but what about Thomas?

Schedule and Predictions for Every Game on Sunday, March 24

March Madness 2013 is upon us. Check back with this blog for live scores, updates, predictions, video, and highlights.

Aaron Craft Buzzer Beater: Ohio State Beats Iowa State

Aaron Craft hit a three with 0.5 seconds left to send the Buckeyes through to the Sweet Sixteen.

NCAA Tournament Gifs 2013

Gifs to relive the greatest moments of the first weekend of March Madness 2013.
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5 Important Takeaways From Obama's Schmoozefest in Israel

Obama may not have made history on his recent trip to Israel, but there were several revealing moments.

March Madness Sunday TV Schedule

Sunday finishes out the most exciting, jam-packed weekend of the 2013 NCAA Tournament. Find a TV Schedule here.

Cinderella Florida Gulf Coast: Will They Ever Lose?

The high flying eagles of Florida Gulf Coast University do it again on Sunday night.

Recap of Upset Filled Day 1 of the Third Round

March Madness 2013 is upon us. Check back with this blog for live scores, updates, predictions, video, and highlights.