Claire Lampen
Claire Lampen

Claire is a news staff writer at Mic, with a focus on women's issues and reproductive rights. She is based in New York and can be reached at claire@mic.com.

15 hours ago

Fox's Jesse Watters is going on an impromptu "vacation" after gross Ivanka Trump "joke"

You know who else announced a vacation amid backlash against his lewd behavior toward women? Bill O'Reilly.

17 hours ago

Georgia police officers who were filmed beating a black man will face criminal charges

Sgt. Michael Bongiovanni and Officer Robert McDonald face a felony and misdemeanor charge each.
18 hours ago

Ivanka Trump says admitting Syrian refugees "has to be part of the discussion"

...and is now being hissed by her father's supporters, as well as his opponents.
April 26, 2017

Donald Trump plans to cut the Office of Global Women's Issues from the 2018 budget

The budget for the Office of Global Women's Issues will likely be cut in 2018.
April 26, 2017

Ivanka Trump says she champions women, but her brand's factory workers make $62 per week

A Fair Labor Association audit found rampant labor abuses in a factory that makes Ivanka Trump-brand clothes.
April 25, 2017

UK judge suggests drunk women invite rape like unlocked doors invite burglary

"We don't like burglars and they shouldn't burgle," Judge Lindsey Kushner said. "But we do lock our doors at night... "

April 25, 2017

Bill O'Reilly returns in ominous podcast, warns "the truth" will come out

Bill O'Reilly has promised "the truth will come out" and that listeners will be positively shook. Please, no more.
April 24, 2017

'The Handmaid's Tale' cast says story isn't feminist, unwittingly defines feminism

"They're women, and they're humans," Elizabeth Moss said, apparently unaware of that "radical notion that women are people."
April 24, 2017

Serena Williams shares message with her baby, "the world's youngest No. 1," on Instagram

A shout-out "from the world's oldest No. 1 to the world's youngest No. 1."
April 24, 2017

Rape victims often pay nearly $1,000 for medical treatment

Rape kits are supposed to be covered, but victims of sexual assault often need more than just forensic exams.
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April 23, 2017

Donald Trump awards veteran Purple Heart, says "congratulations" and "tremendous job"

"Tremendous job, congratulations," Trump told Sgt. First Class Alvaro Barrientos.

April 23, 2017

CNN anchor Alisyn Camerota says Roger Ailes harassed her while she was at Fox

"Yes, Roger Ailes did sexually harass me," Camerota said on CNN's 'Reliable Sources.'
April 23, 2017

Lawyer successfully defends accused rapist, arguing women are "especially good" liars

"People can be very good at lying," Steve Farese said. "Women can be especially good at it because they're the weaker sex."
April 23, 2017

Fox News: 7 employees join racial discrimination suit against network

A total of nine employees are bringing a suit against former Fox comptroller Judy Slater, alleging years of racial abuse.
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April 23, 2017

North Korea detains US citizens, bringing total to 3

An American former professor at a Chinese university was arrested at Pyongyang International Airport Friday.
April 20, 2017

More than 2 million millennials aren't in school or working — and most are white and male

The Census Bureau data also found that 70 million millennials are living at home.

April 20, 2017

It's now a crime to share nude photos in the Navy and Marine Corps

Newly revised Navy regulations ban electronic circulation of "intimate images."
April 20, 2017

Maxine Waters: One day, Bill O'Reillys "won't be able to buy their way out of" jail time

"Life is changing for women," Waters told Anderson Cooper after Fox fired Bill O'Reilly.
April 19, 2017

Bill O'Reilly is out at Fox News and women are rejoicing

Welcome to the Bill O'Reilly is over party.
April 19, 2017

Fox News fires Bill O'Reilly amid uproar

Following accusations of serial sexual harassment, Bill O'Reilly has been ousted from Fox News.