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Pro-choice for Christ

“When I introduce myself, I tell people I’m a sexologist and a minister. The most likely response is that people laugh,” says Reverend Debra Haffner. “They see those terms as oxymorons, kind of like ‘jumbo shrimp.’” 

lesbians

Looking for lesbians: a cross-country road story

On May 21st I flew to New York, six days after graduating with my masters and twelve hours after dropping my stuff at my parents’ house. Two months later, I am preparing to board a plane back to Indiana after visiting 30 states plus Washington D.C to create partnerships between local restaurants and local LGBT community centers and organizations through the BLgT USA tour, a 50 state food tour pairing the classic BLT sandwich with LGBT rights. 

On May 21st I flew to New York, six days after graduating with my masters and twelve hours after dropping my stuff at my parents’ house. Two months later, I am preparing to board a plane back ...

So long, and thanks for all the feminism

I first came upon Feministing in early 2008, four years after its founding. By then, it was already a go-to, must-read feminist blog, one of the first big ones of its kind – and, as a college junior, I was oblivious to its existence.

I first came upon Feministing in early 2008, four years after its founding. By then, it was already a go-to, must-read feminist blog, one of the first big ones of its kind – and, as a college ...

lena dunham (a white lady with chin length brown hair, wearing a strapless yellow thing and pearls)

Stay in your lane: We don’t need rich white actresses’ comments on sex work

A group of rich and famous white actress/feminists who have probably never in their life traded sex or experienced criminalization have added their rich and famous names onto a letter condemning a proposal from Amnesty International to adopt a position to support the decriminalization of sex work. 

A group of rich and famous white actress/feminists who have probably never in their life traded sex or experienced criminalization have added their rich and famous names onto a letter condemning a proposal from Amnesty ...

children and teacher

How to slash the cost of child care while raising workers’ wage to $15/hour

As the Fight for 15 movement keeps collecting wins, the “Make it Work” coalition is pushing to raise the wages of child care workers and preschool teachers next — while simultaneously reducing the skyrocketing costs of child care for families.

As the Fight for 15 movement keeps collecting wins, the “Make it Work” coalition is pushing to raise the wages of child care workers and preschool teachers next — while simultaneously reducing the skyrocketing ...

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

The websites of Planned Parenthood and the National Network of Abortion Funds were shut down by anti-choice DDOS attacks.

A new bill, backed by the FratPAC, would force victims of campus sexual violence to report it to law enforcement if they want their schools to investigate.

The websites of Planned Parenthood and the National Network of Abortion Funds were shut down by anti-choice DDOS attacks.

A new bill, backed by the FratPAC, would force victims of campus sexual violence to

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