Monthly Archives: March 2013

Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Princeton alum tells female students to hurry up and find a husband already. Sandberg, Slaughter, et al. are advocating for a new feminism devoid of social justice. In memory of Pastor Henry Enuta. Duh: pre-viability abortions bans are unconstitutional. Feminists don’t hate men–they just hate you, MRA dude. Conservative justices thought this year was their last [...]
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The Feministing Five: Renee Bracey Sherman

TweetRenee Bracey Sherman is an activist from Chicago, Illinois. While studying economics and sociology at Northeastern Illinois University, she found her passion working to break down barriers of multiple oppressions that people face each day through story sharing. Renee identifies as a biracial queer ally and found that discussing her own abortion experience and identities has [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetFriday Feminist Fuck Yeah: Paid sick leave is coming to NYC! Wired tackles misandry, feminism, and Donglegate. Oh look, another violent gendered online campaign against a woman doing good: In this case, the female reporter who exposed a racist New York City EMT. On being a female monk. 6 things that happened while y’all were [...]
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In defense of crying at work

TweetSheryl Sandberg says in Lean In that it’s cool to cry at work. Anne Kreamer reports in her book It’s Always Personal: Emotion in the New Workplace (2011) that 41 percent of women and 9 percent of men had cried in front of others at work and it had not impacted them negatively. Dr. Peggy Drexler, in a [...]
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Vagina, vagina, vagina!

Tweet Tim McDaniel, a 10th-grade science teacher in Dietrich, Idaho, is being investigated by the Idaho State Board of Education for “possible controversial lesson content.” The content? Sex ed. The reason it’s being taught in science class? Because the school’s health teacher isn’t comfortable teaching students about birth control and STDs. “Since I started working [...]
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