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 an editor at Feministing.com, student at Yale Law School, and founding co-director of Know Your IX, a national legal education campaign against campus gender-based violence. Alexandra has written for publications including the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Guardian, and the Nation, and she has spoken about violence against women and reproductive justice on MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, and NPR. Through Know Your IX, she has organized with students across the country to build campuses free from discrimination and violence, developed federal policy on Title IX enforcement, and has testified at the Senate. At Yale Law, Alexandra focuses on antidiscrimination law and is a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. Alexandra is committed to developing and strengthening responses to gender-based violence outside the criminal justice system through writing, organizing, and the law. Keep an eye out for The Feminist Utopia Project, co-edited by Alexandra and forthcoming from the Feminist Press (2015).

Alexandra Brodsky is an editor at Feministing.com, student at Yale Law School, and founding co-director of Know Your IX.

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