Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

California domestic workers demand a Bill of Rights.

Remember when prison abolition was a feminist priority?

In case you needed another reason to hate drones, Amanda Marcotte has you covered.

“What theory did you use to stay warm at night?”

A map of New York publications.

NC Senate passes bill erroneously listing abortion as a cause of preterm birth.

Inspired by Angelina Jolie’s announcement, s.e. smith writes about how inaccessible breast cancer treatment is for many.

Some Jolie “fans” are upset that their favorite actress potentially saved her own life… at the cost of their fantasies.

“A study recently published in the American Political Science Review declares that feminist activism trumps liberal politics, women’s representation in government, and national wealth as the key factor in shaping public-policy attempts to destroy rape culture.”

No, rape and sex are not interchangeable terms.

Congress needs to pass legal protections for pregnant workers.

The Feminist Wire on Charles Ramsey, viral video, and American self-image.

USC students protest the school’s mishandling of rape allegations.

Gag orders for rape survivors are not such a great idea.

How will the Gosnell verdict shape discussions of abortion rights?

Outdated military policies on sexual conduct are an obstacle for women’s reproductive health.

Millenials: do you care about social justice and higher ed?

Lupe Fiasco loves Marx. Lupe’s management does not love Lupe tweeting about how much he loves Marx.

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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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