What We Missed

Happy April! April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Child Abuse Prevention Month, and STI Awareness and Education Month.

Laura Flanders explains why Dukes v. Wal-mart, the discrimination case currently before the Supreme Court, is so important.

Sociological Images has some of the data on how women employees at Wal-mart were discriminated against in hiring and in pay.

At the Crunk Feminist Collective, reflections on dating while feminist, which is now more complicated thanks to Chris Brown.

At The Nation, Katha Pollitt explains how budget cuts will slice extra deep for women.

America’s crappiest cultural export? Distrust of and disdain for fat people!

Our own Courtney on why women’s poor body image is a global problem.

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Chloe Angyal is a journalist and scholar of popular culture from Sydney, Australia. She joined the Feministing team in 2009. Her writing about politics and popular culture has been published in The Atlantic, The Guardian, New York magazine, Reuters, The LA Times and many other outlets in the US, Australia, UK, and France. She makes regular appearances on radio and television in the US and Australia. She has an AB in Sociology from Princeton University and a PhD in Arts and Media from the University of New South Wales. Her academic work focuses on Hollywood romantic comedies; her doctoral thesis was about how the genre depicts gender, sex, and power, and grew out of a series she wrote for Feministing, the Feministing Rom Com Review. Chloe is a Senior Facilitator at The OpEd Project and a Senior Advisor to The Harry Potter Alliance. You can read more of her writing at chloesangyal.com

Chloe Angyal is a journalist and scholar of popular culture from Sydney, Australia.

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  • http://feministing.com/members/azure156/ Jenny Gonzalez-Blitz

    I’m just curious, do the people who insist that Chris Brown “has suffered enough” ever stop and wonder what lingering psychological effects Rhianna still might be going through?