Monthly Archives: January 2013

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet “You must act. Be bold. Be courageous. Americans are counting on you.” Gabby Giffords’ powerful statement at today’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun violence. On the distress of the privileged. Victoria’s Secret Model Cameron Russell’s message to young girls who want to be models: “It’s not a career path.” Ann Coulter continues to [...]
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Are Republicans already giving up on their electoral college rigging scheme?

TweetAfter getting their butts kicked by Democrats in 2012, Republicans huddled up to strategize how to win in the next presidential election.  Did they make any real effort to reflect on their own policy platform and rhetoric that turns off large swaths of the electorate? No, of course not. Instead, they set up a scheme to [...]
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People who say more good guys with guns is the solution lack firing neurons

TweetThe NRA’s argument that more guns is necessary to prevent mass shootings, or any shootings was always nonsense.  The ridiculousness of this argument is on display yet again, with the recent news out of Georgia where a man shot and killed a young Latino man who accidentally pulled into his driveway. Via NBC Latino: Rodrigo [...]
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The Wednesday Weigh-In: Negotiating that pay raise edition

TweetFeministing readers are pretty familiar with the wage gap. The short story is that women still earn 77 cents for every dollar a man makes, and are paid less even in the same job, working the same hours. While institutionalized sexism remains the key culprit for this travesty, it’s also true that women are both [...]
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Quick hit: Where are the domestic workers in immigration reform?

TweetSo you’ve heard that the Senate proposed a bipartisan plan to reform immigration laws on Monday which proposes pathways to citizenship — as well as an increase in border patrol. While the question of how same sex couples will be addressed under the law is still up in the air, Bryce Covert for The Nation [...]
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