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One Of The Wrongest Harry Potter-Related Anti-Abortion Signs You'll Ever See

When you reduce a major government decision with serious real world impacts to a flimsy argument about a couple of fictional characters, you better be prepared for those of us who’ve actually read the books to blow some holes in your fanciful theory.  1) If Lily Potter had gotten an abortion, Neville Longbottom would have killed Voldemort. The prophecy…

Halloween Is A Good Time To Be Scared … For Your Uterus

You know what’s scarier than getting lost in a corn maze? Ghosts. “Wait,” you’re probably asking. “How can this nightmare end?” Most people don’t even know they’re living this (frightful) dream. Share this with your friends and tell them to write to the ghouls in Washington. Read more: http://upworthy.com/halloween-is-a-good-time-to-be-scared-for-your-uterus

A Religious Leader Tries To Tell The Wrong Woman How To Dress. Big Mistake.

When Sheik Yousuf Badri told Egyptian TV host Riham Said to keep herself covered during the interview, let’s just say she didn’t quite “obey” the man. //www.youtube.com/embed/z2rL6NDoyKg?rel=0&wmode=transparent&showinfo=0&controls=1&enablejsapi=1&rel=0&version=3&color=white Read more: http://upworthy.com/a-religious-leader-tries-to-tell-the-wrong-woman-how-to-dress-big-mistake

A 16-Year-Old Girl With Nowhere Else To Turn Trusted Them. But They Had Their Own Agenda.

Lizz Winstead, co-creator of “The Daily Show,” went through a pretty traumatic thing when she was 16. But instead of burying it, she shared her story. //www.youtube.com/embed/D_4FEvZnFHQ?wmode=transparent&showinfo=0&controls=1&enablejsapi=1&rel=0&version=3&color=white Before you go off about how this topic isn’t funny — we all know that. But sometimes it’s easier to tell a story while laughing rather than crying.…

Maybe There’s So Many Men In Power Because There’s Only Been Half The Competition In The Workplace

Women are about half the population but only 4.8% of Fortune 500 company CEOs. The world is filled to the brim with smart women. So why don’t we see more women in corporate positions? Read more: http://upworthy.com/maybe-theres-so-many-men-in-power-because-theres-only-been-half-the-competition-in-the-workplace

She Thought It Was An Abortion Clinic. What It Actually Is Made My Blood Boil.

“We want to look professional. We want to look business-like. And yeah, we do kind of want to look medical.” Will you share this story? This is a practice so shocking that everyone needs to know about it. Read more: http://upworthy.com/she-thought-it-was-an-abortion-clinic-what-it-actually-is-made-my-blood-boil

If You Think Talking About Sex Can Feel Taboo, See What These Pregnant Ladies Go Through

In the African nation of Malawi, expectant mothers are afraid that if they speak up about their pregnancies, someone might put a spell on their unborn children. So how do they learn about what’s going on with their bodies? Read more: http://upworthy.com/if-you-think-talking-about-sex-can-feel-taboo-see-what-these-pregnant-ladies-go-through-9

If You Think Jennifer Lawrence Is Sorry For Her Nude Photos, You're In For A Surprise

In late August 2014, anonymous hackers released intimate photos of several celebrities, mostly female, on the Internet. One of those celebrities was Jennifer Lawrence. And guess what? Now she’s speaking up about it. And she’s not ashamed any more. I support everything she’s got to say here. 100%. Read more: http://upworthy.com/if-you-think-jennifer-lawrence-is-sorry-for-her-nude-photos-youre-in-for-a-surprise