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Confessions of a Bad Feminist: Roxane Gay’s don’t-miss TED Talk

“We demand perfection from feminists because we are still fighting for so much, we want so much, we need so damn much. We go far beyond reasonable constructive criticism to dissecting any given woman’s feminism, tearing it apart until there’s nothing left.” 

“We demand perfection from feminists because we are still fighting for so much, we want so much, we need so damn much. We go far beyond reasonable constructive criticism to dissecting any given woman’s feminism, tearing it ...

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Girl Scouts group returns $100K after donor demands they exclude trans girls

The Girl Scouts of Western Washington recently received a generous gift of $100,000 with a shitty stipulation from the donor: “Please guarantee that our gift will not be used to support transgender girls.” If you can’t, please return the money.” 

The Girl Scouts of Western Washington recently received a generous gift of $100,000 with a shitty stipulation from the donor: “Please guarantee that our gift will not be used to support transgender girls.” If you can’t, please ...

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On contemporary sports culture: homophobia

In this series, I have covered the ways in which sexism governs contemporary sports culture, exploring masculinity and the notion of “protecting women”. These two concepts converge to drive homophobia in sport through the notion that perceived gender non-conformity among men or women means they identify as gay, lesbian, or bisexual.

In this series, I have covered the ways in which sexism governs contemporary sports culture, exploring masculinity and the notion of “protecting women”. These two concepts converge to drive homophobia in sport through the notion ...

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The Feministing Five: Erin Davison-Rippey

In case you missed it, the Supreme Court of Iowa affirmed its support for more accessible abortion through something called telemedicine.  We spoke to Planned Parenthood of the Heartland Public Affairs Director Erin Davison-Rippey to learn more about the ruling, this innovative use of health technology, and where it might go from here.

In case you missed it, the Supreme Court of Iowa affirmed its support for more accessible abortion through something called telemedicine.  We spoke to Planned Parenthood of the Heartland Public Affairs Director Erin Davison-Rippey to learn ...

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