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101 ways to be a feminist ally – check out number 21!

There are still dozens of unsolved cases of fatal violence against may men in Sydney, Australia.

The National Women’s Law Center is putting universities on notice about discriminating against pregnant students.

At Colorlines, Rinku Sen on how the racist brain works.

At The Prospect, friend of the blog Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux asks if North Carolina’s new abortion restrictions (I’m sorry – motorcycle safety laws) will backfire on the GOP. Here’s hoping!

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Chloe Angyal is a journalist and scholar of popular culture from Sydney, Australia. She joined the Feministing team in 2009. Her writing about politics and popular culture has been published in The Atlantic, The Guardian, New York magazine, Reuters, The LA Times and many other outlets in the US, Australia, UK, and France. She makes regular appearances on radio and television in the US and Australia. She has an AB in Sociology from Princeton University and a PhD in Arts and Media from the University of New South Wales. Her academic work focuses on Hollywood romantic comedies; her doctoral thesis was about how the genre depicts gender, sex, and power, and grew out of a series she wrote for Feministing, the Feministing Rom Com Review. Chloe is a Senior Facilitator at The OpEd Project and a Senior Advisor to The Harry Potter Alliance. You can read more of her writing at chloesangyal.com

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  • http://feministing.com/members/andejoh/ John

    101 ways to be a feminist ally. Could being a feminist ally be way more complicated and difficult than it’s worth especially when the advice is contradictory. Walk down the other side of the street from a woman at night, but don’t be chivalrous just because she’s a woman. I guess unless it’s on the street at night or something like that.

    “9. Walk on the other side of the street when a woman is walking towards you at night.”
    10. If you’re going to be chivalrous (on dates) or in everyday life, do it for everyone out of kindness, not just for women or people you think aren’t capable of doing things themselves.”

    He could have at least put a gap between so the inconsistency wouldn’t be so obvious.

    I get 21 about feministing, but jezebel, really?