What We Missed

Amanda Marcotte recounts an evening of feminist writing, and the sort of vitriol we put up with doing this work.

A same-sex spouse was excluded from a military spouse group despite DADT repeal.

Elizabeth Warren was appointed to the Banking committee, as well as Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), which is a BFD.

The Senate finally dedicated some time to thinking about the school-to-prison pipeline.

In 2012 “absurd comments about rape almost became the equivalent of political suicide.”

Jill Filipovic on the Good Men Project and their recent e-fight.

Infographics explain how opinion trends on same-sex marriage vary regionally.

From Editor Emeritus Ann Friedman: “To succeed, [Hillary Clinton] needs to be liked, but to be liked, she needs to temper her success.”

All hail the power of snacks.

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Alexandra Brodsky is a senior editor at Feministing.com and student at Yale Law School. Alexandra also serves as the Board Chair of Know Your IX, a national student-led movement to end gender violence, which she co-founded and previously co-directed. Alexandra has written for publications including the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Guardian, and the Nation, and she is the co-editor of The Feminist Utopia Project: 57 Visions of a Wildly Better Future. She has spoken about violence against women and reproductive justice at campuses across the country and on MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, and NPR. At Yale Law, Alexandra studies antidiscrimination law and is a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. After graduation, she will represent girls facing discriminatory suspensions and expulsions as a Skadden Fellow at the National Women's Law Center. Most importantly, Alexandra is the mommy to Margot, a tiny pomchi rescue from North Carolina

Alexandra Brodsky is a senior editor at Feministing.com and student at Yale Law School.

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