Weekly Feminist Reader

Urge the White House to recognize non-binary genders.

Five-year-old girl names dinosaur… after herself.

Why didn’t Abigail Fisher get into UT?

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Stop fat shaming Kim Kardashian.

A response to Chloe’s piece on “bad” bodies and “bad” feminists.

A Horace School alum speaks out about sexual abuse at the school (reported on last year by the New York Times).

On selfies.

Akiba Solomon on the value of echo chambers.

The ethics of public shaming.

The enthusiastic consent standard and sex work: “You can’t make me like it.”

The women profiled in Lisa Miller’s “feminist housewives” piece say they were misquoted.

A really cute engagement story.

But actually… what is vagina murder?

An argument against calling Adam from “Girls” a rapist. (Spoiler: it’s wrong.)

Another take on Beyonce’s new song from CFC. And another, courtesy The Atlantic.

A critique of the term “person of color.”

The global “war on women.”

The Frisky has a “Sapphires”-inspired girl group playlist.

A breakup letter to Stanford.

Amanda Hess argues that banning porn in the EU will be bad for women.

On fear of a daughter.

Flashback: “Love Hurts.”

He hasn’t “had it all” either.

Nine articles on vaginas.

Elisabeth Moss’s feminist characters.

What have you been reading/writing this week?

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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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