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Past articles by Meredith:

'Pet Sematary' is best when it explores the destructiveness of male fragility, not zombies

The reboot of Stephen King's "Pet Sematary" is at its most disturbing when it's exploring themes of grief and patriarchy in a creepy way. → Read More

Jordan Peele's 'Us' is everything horror fans want a movie to be: disturbing, beautiful and impossible to forget

The movie works because it’s fun to watch Lupita Nyong’o while tapping into childhood fears that are impossible to shake. → Read More

Who cares if dogs aren't exceptional? At least they're better than humans

A new study shows that, compared to other animals, dogs don't really stand out. Why is everybody mad? → Read More

Doctor Who is now a strong female character. Let's hope she isn't saddled with the typical story arcs of one.

Every fantasy or sci-fi show has wasted its heroine by forcing her to suffer for her power in uniquely female ways. → Read More

The Hollywood trope that men and women can't be 'just friends' sets both sexes up for failure

Most men have female friends. So why does so much of #MeToo come as a shock to them? → Read More

Ivanka Trump's brand is closing its doors. But it was never made for the millennial women it marketed to

Ivanka Trump marketed to millennial women under the moniker "Women Who Work," but her clothes never achieved that aesthetic. → Read More

'The First Purge' is the perfect political commentary on the Trump era

When real-life “civility” means unquestioning acquiescence to political horrors committed in our name, there’s room for escapism at the movie theater. → Read More

President Claire Underwood is the catharsis women need after #MeToo

With the news that Kevin Spacey won't return to House of Cards, women can contemplate what a post-#MeToo world really looks like. → Read More

What Does 2016 Hold For Women's Rights? We Asked NARAL President Ilyse Hogue

Ilyse Hogue of NARAL is a longtime champion of reproductive rights and she told Refinery29 about how the group wants to help women in 2016 and beyond. → Read More

Yes, Donald Trump Wants To Shut Down Part Of The Internet

Donald Trump said he wants to shut down part of the internet to protect America from religious extremists, but only one kind. It doesn't work that way. → Read More

Inside The Girls' Summer Camp So Cool We Wish We Could Go

Despite many advances in society, girls still receive almost constant cultural messages to be polite, be measured, and to avoid the spotlight. Fighting those messages, and encouraging them to make their voices heard, isn't easy. That's where Girls Rock Camp can help. The concept is simple: → Read More

Breaking: At Least 20 Hurt In California Mass Shooting

The San Bernardino County Sheriff has confirmed that there is an active shooter situation currently underway. According to a tweet, there could be at least 20 victims. The shooting was first reported at 11:15 am local time. According to television station KTLA, one to three gunmen are still at → Read More

How This Facebook Group Fights AIDS Stigma: "We Connected Around Telling Stories"

Powerful new drugs and massive public-health campaigns have changed the way most Americans view people with HIV and AIDS, but that doesn't mean those with this condition don't still deal with stigma, fear, and loss. More than 1.2 million people in the U.S. are living with HIV, and almost 1 in 8 → Read More

Can You Spot What’s Wrong With Ben Carson’s Map?

There's something not quite right with this map of the United States. Can you spot what it is—besides the number of states that want to turn away refugees? → Read More

Obama On Calls To End Refugee Help: We Don’t Have Religious Tests To Our Compassion"

President Obama spoke out against calls from U.S. governors and politicians to stop resettling Syrian refugees in the wake of the terrorist attacks in Paris on Friday. "Slamming the door in their faces would be a betrayal of our values," Obama said in a speech at a G20 meeting in Antalya, Turkey. → Read More

Paris Attacks Threaten U.S. Efforts To Resettle Refugees

For Syrian refugees trying to resettle their families in the United States, the terrorist attacks in Paris could cut off what few opportunities existed for them here. President Obama promised to bring 10,000 refugees to America in the coming year, but some politicians are already shutting the door → Read More

Climate Change Really Does Contribute To Terrorism

When Senator Bernie Sanders was asked to defend his statements that climate change is the nation's most pressing national security threat, he didn't back down — and he's 100% right. Climate change is already destabilizing governments around the world and it's only going to get worse. "Climate → Read More

Livestream The DNC Debate Here

(function(){ var s = document.createElement('script'); s.type = 'text/javascript'; s.async = false; s.src = ''; var el = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; el.parentNode.insertBefore(s, el); })(); Tonight is the second Democratic debate of → Read More

President Obama Speaks About Paris Attacks

This is developing story. It will be updated as more information becomes available. For ongoing, breaking news coverage of the attacks in Paris, click here. Update: 12:30 a.m.: President Barack Obama has offered the American people’s condolences to French President François Hollande by phone. → Read More

We're Confused About What John Kasich Thinks About Strong Women

Ohio Governor John Kasich said tonight that he has two teenage daughters he wants to see grow up "strong," something every father should want. But if Kasich really wants to see more strong women in the world, he should start responding to young women who ask him questions with more respect. First, → Read More