What’s Current: Is Bernie Sanders more progressive than Hillary Clinton when it comes to women’s rights?

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Hillary Clinton is contending for the position of first female president of the United States. However, Alicia Yu argues that Bernie Sanders may have a more progressive stance toward women’s issues in nine distinct ways. 

The New York Times explores whether we should apply a “free market” approach to selling women’s eggs.

Scottish parliamentarians argue that current abortion laws may be threatened due to change in legal jurisdiction.

Here’s another study that shows that men like the idea of smart women, until they feel like the woman is smarter than they are — on an ongoing basis. At this point they are more likely to rate her “unattractive.”

Glee’s Lea Michele writes celebratory essay about female ambition:

“I encourage all millennial women to stand proudly on the platform and share their voices in the best way they know how—and to support others that do the same. We have to be diligent, we have to be willing to take risks, we have to be willing to celebrate one another and accept the challenges we face individually and collectively.”

Jess Martin

Jess Martin is a public relations professional, an aspiring writer, and an assistant editor at Feminist Current. She prefers to write about feminist topics, disability, or environmental issues, but could be persuaded to broaden her horizons in exchange for payment and/or food. In her spare time Jess can be found knitting, gardening, or lying in the fetal position, mulling over political theory that no one in their right mind cares about.