Your Daily Poem: Nikky Finney

Ed. note: For National Poetry Month, we’re highlighting one feminist poem each day in April. See the whole series here.

Today’s poem is ‘The Aureole’ by Nikky Finney. Read More »

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Update: Connecticut Department of Children & Families continues abuse of trans girl


We published a guest post on Monday from ACLU staff attorney Chase Strangio about a crisis in Connecticut social services and imprisonment. Chase wrote about a trans girl failed by a series of institutions from childhood: Read More »

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Feministing Follow Friday: SAAM, Vol. III

Twitter, Feministing style

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, and each week we’re highlighting five anti-violence advocates documenting their work on Twitter. Check out this week’s crew after the jump: Read More »

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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

consent themed condoms

A new line of consent-themed condoms from FORCE.

The “Tuition” parody of Beyonce’s “Partition” is the anthem of our generation.

Lambda Legal is suing a doctor and clinic for violating the Affordable Care Act for refusing care to a trans woman.

The upcoming documentary The Illusionists explores the global beauty industry.

X-Men director Bryan Singer has been accused of sexually abusing a teenage boy.

Consider donating to help Kate Bornstein fight lung cancer.

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Quick Hit: An online forum on Twitter feminism

At The Nation, Andrea Smith, Mariame Kaba, Roxane Gay and our own Lori Adelman respond to Michelle Goldberg’s controversial piece on feminism’s so-called Twitter wars, and reflect on the role of Twitter and intra-movement disagreement as feminism grows and evolves. Check it out.

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