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Daily Tar Heel

UNC student paper The Daily Tar Heel takes a stand against campus sexual violence.

The Princeton alum who wants students to get their MRSs ASAP is just digging herself deeper and deeper.

“Withholding war-raped women the right to safe abortion is a form of violence.”

Towson University’s White Student Union is terrifying.

Men need to be allies against sexual violence.

On Easter, Google honored a man who worked to help the poor and the hungry, and some Christians got really angry because he wasn’t Jesus.

Obama proclaims April National Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month.

Why Ashley Judd isn’t running.

Silence isn’t sexy.

Mazel tov if you want to and can get married young, but I’m cool being single at 23, thanks.

Let’s spice science class up with a fun rape analogy!

The WMC has a nice piece about Girls Write Now.

Rep. Mark Salmon’s son came out, but the Republican from Arizona, unlike Sen. Rob Portman, hasn’t changed his mind on same-sex marriage.

In other news from everyone’s favorite state, Arizona: The House Panel passed a”bathroom bill” that discriminates against trans* and gender queer people.

Finally, some good news about women in journalism: the gender distribution of National Magazine Award nominations is even.

Success for the Sandbergs and Slaughters of the world isn’t enough; feminism is failing working-class women.

Fifty shades of feminism.

In honor of April Fools’ Day, celebrate Albert Einstein, father and chili chef!


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Alexandra Brodsky is an editor at Feministing.com, student at Yale Law School, and founding co-director of Know Your IX, a national legal education campaign against campus gender-based violence. Alexandra has written for publications including the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Guardian, and the Nation, and she has spoken about violence against women and reproductive justice on MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, and NPR. Through Know Your IX, she has organized with students across the country to build campuses free from discrimination and violence, developed federal policy on Title IX enforcement, and has testified at the Senate. At Yale Law, Alexandra focuses on antidiscrimination law and is a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. Alexandra is committed to developing and strengthening responses to gender-based violence outside the criminal justice system through writing, organizing, and the law. Keep an eye out for The Feminist Utopia Project, co-edited by Alexandra and forthcoming from the Feminist Press (2015).

Alexandra Brodsky is an editor at Feministing.com, student at Yale Law School, and founding co-director of Know Your IX.

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