Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

A song dedicated to the 22 senators who voted against the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.

A feminist defense of the Onion‘s tweet about Quvenzhané Wallis.

And another explanation about why, no, it’s really not OK.

“Makers: Women Who Make America” forgot about the internet.

OSU just “misinterpreted” the law when it violated Title IX. Also, officer, I didn’t have any “improper reasons” for stealing this car.

A queer perspective on access to women’s bodies, consent, and the relationship between sexism and homophobia.

The NYRB on the SCOTUS hearing on the Voting Rights Act.

America still sucks at paid family leave.

Irin Carmon argues that working from home is a woman’s issue.

Swedish trans people seek damages for forced sterilizations.

Florida task force supports “Stand Your Ground” law.

Zerlina on the one year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s death.

A teenage girl in the Maldives gets sentenced to 100 lashes for engaging in premarital sex — after accusing her stepfather of raping her.

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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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