Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

To say this week has been incredibly difficult would be an understatement. Here’s a beautiful video about family and love:

Germany has voted in favor of quotes for leading companies to be compelled to increase the number of women on their boards.

Malala is on the cover of TIME’s 100 Most Influential People issue.

Under pressure from feminists and sensible people everywhere, Disney has removed those sexist “I need a hero” Avengers T-shirts.

An open letter to men’s rights activists.

Chloe has a piece in The Nation today about Katelyn Campbell, the kickass high schooler who took a stand against abstinence-only education.

 

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  1. Posted April 19, 2013 at 7:30 pm | Permalink
    • Posted April 22, 2013 at 6:46 pm | Permalink

      Interestingly, that one particular shirt (“I need a hero”) looks like it’s been removed from Marvel’s online store. The other eight shirts “for women” — including “I only kiss heroes” and “I guys who save the world” remain.

  2. Posted April 20, 2013 at 4:13 am | Permalink

    There’s an error in your compilation: In fact, the ruling coalition in the german parliament voted against a quota. But they somehow had to prevent the women of the ruling coalition, Ursula von der Leyern and several others, from voting with the opposition for a quota, so they promised to add such a quota in 2020 to their political agenda.

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