Weekly Feminist Reader

The feminist “Blurred Lines” remakes continue: “No way to know I want it unless I say I want it.” (Potentially NSFW, depending your W)

We pardon Spitzer, but not sex workers.

Yesterday, “Guero,” a California prisoner held in solitary confinement, died. According to friends he was “strong, was a good person, a good soldier.” Reports regarding his participation (or lack thereof) in the current hunger strike vary.

Why do all pop culture heroines look the same?

Police officers won’t allow food delivery to the Dream Defenders.

RH Reality Check talks to male clinic escorts.

Real women don’t wear jeans?

In case you needed a financial reason to fight violence against women.

Fetus dolls are a thing.

Should you send a lady a dick pic?

Comic-Con tackles sexism.

The Kentucky Fillies are officially headed to the Junior Olympics!

Lost Girls got it kinda right.

Looking for information on abortion care for undocumented people?

Being black, lesbian, and Muslim in the South.

Campus survivors are no longer silent.

“I am tired of not swimming.”

#WhiteHouseIftar and the tactics of activism.

“Blurred Lines” is misogynistic. Period. End of story.

Whiteness and the problem with pronouns.

On policing Kate’s post-baby body.

The Transadvocate continues its series on “stealth.”

Fox News anchor is shocked that a Muslim author wrote a book about Jesus.

Growing up with Sailor Moon.

A feminist reading of Chatterbox.

Raising white kids while white.

The rise of the Christian Left in America.

Seducing the boys club is the new leaning in.

Misandry isn’t a real thing, guys.

When rape goes viral.

The charitable-industrial complex.

The brutality of corrective rape.

#AskJessica: How can feminists make their voices heard?

The radical Left needs to take morality back.

Sady Doyle watches OITNB and now your life is complete.

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Alexandra Brodsky is a senior editor at Feministing.com and student at Yale Law School. Alexandra 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, and NPR. At Yale Law, Alexandra studies antidiscrimination law and is a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. After graduation, she will represent girls facing discriminatory suspensions and expulsions as a Skadden Fellow at the National Women's Law Center. Most importantly, Alexandra is the mommy to Margot, a tiny pomchi rescue from North Carolina

Alexandra Brodsky is a senior editor at Feministing.com and student at Yale Law School.

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