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The problem with calling for demilitarization “of the police”

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

“This is not to say there aren’t vast differences and nuances that need to always be named, but our oppressors are literally collaborating together, learning from one another – and as oppressed people we have to do the same.” – Cherrell Brown

Barbara Mikulski

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

After 38 years, Senator Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in Congress, is retiring.

Ashley Diamond, a transgender woman locked up at a men’s state prison in Georgia, is fighting for her right to hormone therapy

After 38 years, Senator Barbara Mikulski, the longest serving woman in Congress, is retiring.

Ashley Diamond, a transgender woman locked up at a men’s state prison in Georgia, is fighting for her right to hormone ...

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Lawyers from the Women’s Law Project explain why UPenn professors’ objections to campus gender-based violence procedures are wrong.

After two athletes came out, Erskine college “bans” queerness, aka “sexuality that is not based on marriage.”

Lawyers from the Women’s Law Project explain why UPenn professors’ objections to campus gender-based violence procedures are wrong.

After two athletes came out, Erskine college “bans” queerness, aka “sexuality that is not based on marriage.”

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Quick Hit: Scott Walker Eliminates Support for Rape Survivors from Budget

Update: Jezebel has now added a update and apology to their piece, noting that a university spokesperson has clarified that the university requested that Walker delete the requirements because they were redundant with their compliance of the Clery Act.

With a swipe of the “delete” key, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) has eliminated efforts to combat campus rape from the state budget.

Update: Jezebel has now added a update and apology to their piece, noting that a university spokesperson has clarified that the university requested that Walker delete the requirements because they were redundant with their compliance of the Clery ...

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More than campus rape and sports: Six other promises from Title IX

Until my junior year of college, I thought Title IX was a law only about women’s sports. It wasn’t until I was more than halfway done with my time on campus that I found out the law required schools to prevent and respond to sexual assault. 

Until my junior year of college, I thought Title IX was a law only about women’s sports. It wasn’t until I was more than halfway done with my time on campus that I found out the ...

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