Monthly Archives: August 2013

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetGetting ready for this weekend’s blog crew retreat has me all nostalgic for my first Feministing retreat in 2010: An open letter on Syria to Western narcissists. 9 questions about Syria you might be too embarrassed to ask. Still more on Miley, Robin Thicke, Macklemore, and privilege. Ken Cuccinelli’s disturbing family law stance is what [...]
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We have a long way to go for transgender liberation

TweetWe’ve seen important action on trans rights and challenging bigotry against trans folks in recent years. But the past week or so has been a sobering reminder for me of how much work still needs to be done to get the broader population to treat trans women like people. I’ve spent years now trying to [...]
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Quick Hit: Why the push for immigration reform is stronger than ever

TweetImage via @DREAMers_MOMS Immigration reform isn’t dead, and immigrant women aren’t going down without a fight. This week is Women’s Equality Week and We Belong Together is organizing women to cast symbolic votes for fair and equitable immigration reform. To participate, take the oath here. People are tweeting up a storm about what immigration reform means [...]
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Weekly Feminist GIF

TweetWHEN I GET TO SPEND THIS WEEKEND WITH THE FEMINISTING CREW PLOTTING THE REVOLUTION AT OUR ANNUAL RETREAT First we get all corny cause we don’t get to see each other a lot. And then we get shit done. PS: Feministing is run on a shoestring budget. We’re doing exciting work to change that right [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetFormer Rep. Joe Walsh mocks MLK’s “dream” with his own racist rant about how black people need to take care of their kids.  Yes, the same Joe Walsh that was sued for $100,000 in back child support while in office. We are preparing to strike Syria after President Obama says the U.S. government concludes regime [...]
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