Monthly Archives: July 2013

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet Finally! A tampon ad that actually talks about periods and vaginas. On Hugo Schwyzer “retiring” from blogging.  A feminist freak: what sex and politics look like. There’s an epidemic of violence against trans women of color in our nation’s capitol. We do all occasionally do something we shouldn’t in public. This is a great [...]
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The Wednesday Weigh-In: Sexting, scandal, and the politics of respectability

TweetAs if you weren’t hearing enough about what kinds of sex you should like to have, this article happened today. In “Weiner’s Women”, self-declared feminist and secular humanist author Susan Jacoby asks incredulously why “hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of women apparently derive gratification from exchanging sexual talk and pictures with strangers” and decries [...]
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Bring Feministing to your school!

TweetDo you love reading Feministing and want to bring that magic to your campus? Are there feminist issues in your community that you want to inspire action around? Are you and your friends the future of feminist blogging, but looking for ideas about how to get started? Want to nerd out with Feministing editors about [...]
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What we know about each other on the Internet

TweetToday the Guardian published its most sweeping article yet on the top secret National Security Agency surveillance program exposed in large part by whistleblower Edward Snowden and the documents he leaked. As someone who both consumes and creates content on the Internet for political and cultural ends (and, let’s face it, as a Millennial), I’m fascinated, terrified, [...]
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Chart(s) of the day: Americans consistently support abortion rights, but attitudes vary by region

TweetIf you’ve been paying attention to the news lately, you might have the impression that everyone and their mama, no pun intended, wants to slash abortion rights. Not true, according to recent data collected by the Pew Research Center. In fact, according to a national survey conducted July17-21 among 1,480 adults (that’s sound methodology, folks!), over [...]
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