What We Missed

RH Reality Check has a breakdown of the most extreme candidates up for election next week and some of their positions. It’s a bit frightening.

Have you checked out the Feministing Campus blog lately? Pockets of Understanding by Winter Trabex, is one not to miss.

Author and Academic Judith “Jack” Halberstam publishes this response to Susan Faludi’s article about intergenerational feminism. (Halberstam is referenced in the conclusion of the piece).

The Village Voice has an indepth profile of Lt. Dan Choi, the prominent Don’t Ask Don’t Tell repeal activist.

A facebook page with 400 plus people “liking” it compares people who are against the Colorado fetal personhood amendment Nazis. Go to the page if you’d like to report it.

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Bring Feministing to your school!

Since the Fall of 2009, Feministing has been traveling to college campuses to talk feminism and writing online. And we’re hitting the road again for our seventh year!

We’re booking Fall and Spring events now, so it’s the perfect time to get in touch before our dance cards fill up. We have a few options available for panels and trainings, and make events work to fit your needs and budget. Here’s the deets:

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Feministing celebrated its 10th anniversary last year, a major milestone in the life of the site and the feminist internet in general. Lori Adelman, Maya Dusenbery, and Jos Truitt became Co-Executive Directors two years ago, and are shepherding the site into the next phase of its life. Feministing’s nerd ...

Since the Fall of 2009, Feministing has been traveling to college campuses to talk feminism and writing online. And we’re hitting the road again for our seventh year!

We’re booking Fall and Spring events now, so it’s the ...

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Post-Election Roundup

While we don’t know how many there will be once all the votes are tallied and the next Congress is sworn in, with Democrat Alma Adams’s victory a special election for representative of North Carolina’s 12th District, there are now 100 women in Congress for the first time ever. (Of course, another way of saying that is that it is 2014 and women make up less than 20 percent of Congress.) 

Colorado and North Dakota both rejected personhood initiatives, while Tennessee voters unfortunately narrowly approved an amendment that declares that the state constitution does not guarantee the right to an abortion. (Colorado voters must be tired if having to say–three times now–that they ...

While we don’t know how many there will be once all the votes are tallied and the next Congress is sworn in, with Democrat Alma Adams’s victory a special election for representative of North ...