Jill Filipovic

Jill Filipovic

Her writing on law, gender, global health, travel and fashion has appeared in a variety of publications. In addition to her editoral work at Feministe... , she is a weekly columnist at the Guardian. She created AlterNet's Reproductive Justice and Gender section, and worked as an editor at the NYU Journal of Law and Social Change and the NYU Law Alumni Magazine. Yes Means Yes: Visions of Female Sexual Power and a World Without Rape, the anthology to which she contributed the lead essay, was named one of the best books of 2009 by Publisher's Weekly. 


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Anti-abortionists hold placards during a protest at the

The restrictions that pro-lifers want for all of us are on display in the case of a woman in El Salvador.

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Published On 9 Jun 2013
Gun shop in wake of Connecticut school shooting

The right of an abuser to own a gun trumps the right of a victim to walk away with her life, argues Filipovic.

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Published On 20 Mar 2013
Leonard (ten-month-old) gets his mouth cleaned by mother Veronika Rixom in kitchen in Ismaning

The US is one of the only four nations on earth lacking a federally mandated maternity leave, writes Filipovic.

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Published On 13 Mar 2013
Supporters of the National Organization

Their opposition to a sensible anti-domestic violence bill shows just how far rightward the GOP has moved.

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Published On 6 Mar 2013