Monthly Archives: May 2013

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetIt’s the 4th anniversary of Dr. Tiller’s murder. El Salvador’s health minister has ordered a C-section to save Beatriz’s life. I’ve got a piece in The Atlantic today on gay male athletes, homophobia, and masculinity. Beautiful photos from Phil Borges of women and girls around the world “who have become catalysts for change in their communities.” A powerful [...]
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Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: Our new interns!

TweetHave things seemed a little more together ’round these parts lately? Have you noticed that every post–yes, every single one–is posted on Facebook these days? Were you pleasantly surprised when a newsletter appeared in your inbox for the time in months? Well, you can thank our new interns for that! For the first time ever, [...]
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A hip hop feminist questions the “male gaze”

TweetThe “male gaze” is one of the many concepts that dominates feminist discourse. It’s one of the first things that feminists learn about when talking about women in media, entertainment, arts, performance, or anywhere else women are to be physically looked upon. This gaze defines the way in which women are visually represented for the [...]
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Immigrants pay more into Medicare than they use

Tweet In fact, they are kind of paying for citizens hospital care. The New York Times reports: “The study, led by researchers at Harvard Medical School, measured immigrants’ contributions to the part of Medicare that pays for hospital care, a trust fund that accounts for nearly half of the federal program’s revenue. It found that immigrants [...]
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Weekly Feminist GIF

TweetWHEN IRRELEVANT OLD MEN WHO SOMEHOW MISSED THE LAST HALF-CENTURY FREAK OUT ABOUT THE “UNNATURALNESS” OF WOMEN BEING BREADWINNERS Tweet
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