Rule Breakers

9 Feminist Stories You Might Have Missed Last Month

In the midst of the U.S. election, leaders around the world were busy breaking cultural taboos.

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It's no surprise that Election Day brought a lot of change — that's sort of the idea, right? But November 2020 brought historic feminist shifts both on and off the ballot, from Edinburgh, Scotland to Miami, Florida.

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1. The Squad won reelection victories.

Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley were all easily reelected to Congress — and offered thrift-shopping advice to Congresswoman-elect Cori Bush, who opened up about the unspoken cost of a Capitol Hill wardrobe.