Monthly Archives: October 2011

Herman Cain responds to accusations of inappropriate behavior by not responding to accusations of inappropriate behavior

Tweet According to Politico, Herman Cain engaged in sexually suggestive behavior towards at least two female employees during his time at the National Restaurant Association. Suspiciously, the women signed agreements and received financial settlements to leave the association. It’s hard not to continually question Herman Cain’s legitimacy as a candidate, with his faulty logic, annoying bravado and frightening policy [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Women laughing alone with salad becomes a Halloween costume and it’s perfect. Homelessness among women veterans has increased every year for the last six years–from 150 reported cases in 2006 to 1,700 this year. An interactive map of the world’s abortion laws from the Center for Reproductive Rights. An interesting look at the unreliability [...]
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The Feministing Five: Nicole Roberts

TweetNicole Roberts is a professor at the University of the West Indies at St. Augustine, Trinidad where her work centers on Hispanic feminisms. Originally from Trinidad, Roberts’s studies took her all over the world. She spent her high school and undergraduate years in Canada, got her M.A. at Florida State, and did her doctorate at [...]
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What We Missed

TweetZerlina and Samhita talk about Samhi’s book, Outdated. RIP Elizabeth Winship, of the Boston Globe’s “Ask Beth” advice column. Hyperbole and a Half uses cartoons to explain Depression. It sounds frivolous, but I promise it’s not – it’s perfect. Reports of domestic violence in the LGBT community are on the rise, according to a new [...]
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We will not go quietly

TweetThe following is an essay I wrote for the forthcoming zine We Will Not Go Quietly. We Will Not Go Quietly is a project of two Australian feminists, Kate Ravenscroft and Mel Hughes, “who mourn the absence of survivors’ voices in their world and want to do something about it.” The deadline for submissions has [...]
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