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Our Courtney on how fans of young adult literature like Harry Potter and The Hunger Games are channeling that fan-dom into social change.

Ta-Nehisi on Trayvon.

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell’s poll numbers have taken quite a hit since he started forcing women to have medically unnecessary ultrasounds. What a shocker.

At The Atlantic, Heather Horn on how this week’s awful shooting in Toulouse has created a sense of national solidarity.

At Women and Hollywood, Melissa Silverstein asks if The Hunger Games will be Hollywood’s first female film franchise.

Yesterday at Jezebel, I wrote about Men Who Trust Women and asked if there are any filmmakers out there who want to help me take the project to the next level.

Here are some photos of dingo puppies. This is obviously a very serious and important feminist issue.

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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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