Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

MoJo’s five female vocalists to watch in 2013.

Amanda Marcotte on a new low for the anti-choice movement.

Happy President’s Day!

Today is also Toni Morrison’s birthday.

Michigan Republicans have introduced a bill to require mandatory transvaginal ultrasounds (a.k.a. state-enforced rape) before abortions.

Beautiful photos of female workers during WWII.

The privilege of the unkempt… for men only, of course.

State funding cuts have forced Planned Parenthood Wisconsin to shut down four clinics.

Danica Patrick wins the pole position for the Daytona 500. (In other news, Alexandra Brodsky learns what the pole position is.)

Bitch on Beyonce’s new documentary.

Proposals for the NWSA’s fall conference are due on Wednesday!

Flyover Feminism interviewed Virginia Pickel about her accessibility activism.

At a time when most state governments are working to limit abortion access, New York’s Governor Cuomo is working to ensure women’s right to choose.

A first-person narrative of sexism in sports culture.

Lena Dunham isn’t brave; she’s smart.


Ineffective birth control, please.

Remember Bic for women? Introducing… the tablet for women!

Were you not significantly frustrated by Half the Sky? Read about the game based on the book and then vomit a little.

Everything is terrible.

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Alexandra Brodsky was a senior editor at Feministing.com. During her four years at the site, she wrote about gender violence, reproductive justice, and education equity and ran the site's book review column. She is now a Skadden Fellow at the National Women's Law Center and 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, ESPN, and NPR.

Alexandra Brodsky was a senior editor at Feministing.com.

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