Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

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This week’s New Yorker cover queers Mothers’ Day.

Air Force brochure on sexual violence tells victims to “submit” (and tells rapists… nothing).

More women are getting cosmetic surgery on their arms, and the trend is attributed to the FLOTUS.

“As uncomfortable as it is for some parents to imagine their teenage children as sexual beings, that discomfort is no excuse for denying all teenagers this form of healthcare.”

A map to living green in NYC.

Slut-shaming has been written into school dress codes across the country.

In honor of Teacher Appreciation Day, explore a list of famous female teachers.

“Girls Gone Wild” founder Joe Francis is going to prison.

False rape accusations are really, really rare.

The Guttmacher Institute takes on the stigma of abortion.

“Awareness” isn’t enough: Pentagon estimates of military sexual violence frequency have increased by a third since 2010.

Another take on Kiera Wilmot, in-school racism, and overcriminalization.

“If you’re a teen with a disability thinking about prom, please go.”

Bassey Ikpi wrote an open letter to Amanda Bynes.

On the paralyzing rage of sexual harassment.

Pro Publica is looking for journalists to cover issues of gender and sexuality and environmental stories.

Whatever his critics say, Danny Brown was raped.

“What Charles Ramsey and Amanda Berry Knew.”

San Francisco celebrates 100 years of queer Asian activism.

Washington, DC

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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