Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Feministing Five: Dregs One

Tweet Dregs One is a rapper, activist, and community worker born and raised in San Francisco, CA. Dregs has been rapping since he was 14, and his music has always been deep. After studying ethnic studies at UC Riverside, however, his music took a turn for the political. His latest album, The Wake Up Call, [...]
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Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: Big DREAMers take to the streets

TweetI am constantly amazed and inspired by the courage of the DREAM Activists, and today’s Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah is in honor of all of those brilliant and beautiful young people who refuse to be made invisible. Yesterday, three DREAMers pictured above, Janet Perez, Rosario Quiroz and Sara Martinez, staged a peaceful protest in front of [...]
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Men Who Trust Women brings out the best in people

TweetThis is probably my favourite submission yet to Men Who Trust Women. It’s from Channing Kennedy, who writes at Colorlines. Channing has kindly consented to let me re-post it here, so that you can all see it. This is a photo of one of my family’s happiest days: the day I met my sister, when she [...]
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Quick hit: Four fictional heroines walk into a bar…

Tweet… Actually, they walk into Buffy Summers’ house. And have a girls’ night! Imagine Bella Swan, Katniss Everdeen, Hermione Granger and Buffy, in a room together. This is probably how it would go down. Bella: But boys are obviously the emotional crux of our lives! Edward practically looks at me the wrong way and I go [...]
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GOP: Preventing violence against women in detention centers is a “luxury”

TweetFrom the Friday indignation files. When faced with report after report that recounts the inhumane conditions at ICE detention centers, some Republican lawmakers are arguing that remedying these horrific conditions is unnecessary. On Wednesday, the House Committee on the Judiciary convened a hearing on the conditions at the Department of Homeland Security’s immigrant detention centers. Making perhaps [...]
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