Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Burn the pink jerseys: The NFL’s violence against women problem.

On our way to Gilead.

On the anti-contraception nurse who sued a family health clinic for refusing to hire her.

Get ready for Backlash Book Club!

In shift, NYC is quickly settling big civil rights suits.

How to shave half your head.

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In Love With the Darkness: Finding Hope in a Cynical, Burning World

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These past two weeks have been riddled with news that could douse the flame of even the brightest of spirits.

The relentless bombing of Gaza, the cycle of prejudice and violence that is drawing more and more of the world into its maw, the death spiral of Ukraine and the rise of a muscular Russian militarism that almost certainly played a role in the downing of a civilian airliner, the murder of Eric Garner in New York—his last words “I can’t breathe” seem to speak for all people of color who struggle with militarized policing. Read More »

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Photo of the Day: In which the Queen photobombs

The Queen photobombs

That is all, folks.

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AlexandraAlexandra Brodsky doesn’t really think this post deserves a bio.

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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

The trial for the man who killed Renisha McBride begins today.

Poverty in America, then and now.

A documentary on the amazing Grace Lee Boggs is streaming for free this month on PBS.

“The Hopkins settlement is thus the latest chapter in an all-too American story: black women’s bodies have rarely been seen as private, are rarely accorded the same feelings or rights to consent as white women’s bodies and were more often subjected to individual doctors’ prurient interests or medical research.”

Millions of working Americans don’t know where their next meal is coming from.

The new GOP strategy on reproductive rights? Pivot to osteoporosis.

An interview with Roxane Gay on her new book Bad Feminist.

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Mary Poppins quits

The pay was just supercalifragilisticexpiali-bullshit…

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