Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

By Zerlina and Veronica

New York sets work rules for young models.

Across the South, youth resist racism and homophobia.

You know what other healthcare program had a shaky rollout? Medicare Part D.

The government shutdown was a war against the poor.

CDC urged to stop denying cancer screenings to transgender women.

Salon’s Editor-At-Large Joan Walsh addresses the sexist backlash she received after critiquing other liberals who were hyperbolic in their attacks on the Obamacare website.

A good men’s rights movement is hard to find.

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Verónica Bayetti Flores has spent the last years of her life living and breathing reproductive justice. She has led national policy and movement building work on the intersections of immigrants' rights, health care access, young parenthood, and LGBTQ liberation, and has worked to increase access to contraception and abortion, fought for paid sick leave, and demanded access to safe public space for queer youth of color. In 2008 Verónica obtained her Master’s degree in the Sexuality and Health program at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. She loves cooking, making art, listening to music, and thinking about the ways art forms traditionally seen as feminine are valued and devalued. In addition to writing for Feministing, she is currently spending most of her time doing policy work to reduce the harms of LGBTQ youth of color's interactions with the police and making sure abortion care is accessible to all regardless of their income.

Verónica is a queer immigrant writer, activist, and rabble-rouser.

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