Monthly Archives: May 2013

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet I wrote about Beatriz, who has been denied a life-saving abortion. You can contribute to her extremely important cause here. Above is a video in which Beatriz pleads for an abortion. Another example of why prostitution should be legal: woman charged with prostitution after calling police to complain of treatment by her pimp. Is [...]
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Quick Hit: Terrific rape culture cartoons thanks to students at York University

TweetI’m not a big fan of rape jokes, but bring on the jokes about rape culture!  The students at York University in Canada have created some awesome rape culture cartoons starring some of our favorite super heroes.  The comics truly get to the heart of how flippin’ ridiculous rape culture is and how those who perpetuate it [...]
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“Little Horribles” a great new web series by Amy York Rubin and Awkward Black Girl creator Issa Rae

TweetAmy York Rubin and Awkward Black Girl creator and executive producer Issa Rae debuted the web series “Little Horribles” this week.  The first episode titled “Sexual Activity” explores the world of Amy as she makes less than stellar dating decisions and suffers through painfully awkward, yet hilarious, moments after she has sex with someone new. [...]
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Guest post: #femfuture: Learning in pursuit of sustainability

TweetEd. note: This is a guest post by Editors Emeriti Courtney Martin and Vanessa Valenti on their thoughts and learnings since the release of their paper #femfuture: Online Revolution. We’re nearly 2 months out from the release of #femfuture: Online Revolution, a paper we wrote on the impact and sustainability of online feminism, hosted by the Barnard Center [...]
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Quick Hit: Beyonce, Madonna, Gloria Steinem Chime for Change

TweetBeyonce, Madonna, Gloria Steinem, Bishop Desmond Tutu, Florence + the Machine and Jennifer Lopez are headlining a London concert that will raise money for projects helping girls and women on Saturday, June 2nd in London. The show, “Sound of Change Live,” will be broadcast live from Twickenham sports stadium to 150 countries, and on primetime [...]
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