Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Funny and spot-on Fitspiration Posters Corrected

Fatophobic designer Karl Lagerfeld  has said, “No one wants to see curvy women on the catwalk.” Well some people want to see him sued for his comments,  namely, the French association  “Pretty, curvy, sexy and fine with it.” So, they’re suing him! Woot! 

Good to know! Nevada lawmaker says he’d vote for slavery if his constituents wanted him to. Power to the people! 

Lovely! Ohio To Use Untested Drug Combination in Execution

White Supremacist who plotted to kill former South African president Nelson Mandela was sentenced on Tuesday to 35 years in jail. 

About a Girl: Coy Mathis’ Fight to Change Gender

Trayvon Martin’s mother asks Senate to revise Stand Your Ground laws.

Crunk Feminist Collective reviews 12 Years A Slave

A map of states making it harder for women to vote. I mean, someone’s gotta do it!







Born and raised on the mean streets of New York City’s Upper West Side, Katie Halper is a comic, writer, blogger, satirist and filmmaker based in New York. Katie graduated from The Dalton School (where she teaches history) and Wesleyan University (where she learned that labels are for jars.) A director of Living Liberally and co-founder/performer in Laughing Liberally, Katie has performed at Town Hall, Symphony Space, The Culture Project, D.C. Comedy Festival, all five Netroots Nations, and The Nation Magazine Cruise, where she made Howard Dean laugh! and has appeared with Lizz Winstead, Markos Moulitsas, The Yes Men, Cynthia Nixon and Jim Hightower. Her writing and videos have appeared in The New York Times, Comedy Central, The Nation Magazine, Gawker, Nerve, Jezebel, the Huffington Post, Alternet and Katie has been featured in/on NY Magazine, LA Times, In These Times, Gawker,Jezebel, MSNBC, Air America, GritTV, the Alan Colmes Show, Sirius radio (which hung up on her once) and the National Review, which called Katie “cute and some what brainy.” Katie co-produced Tim Robbins’s film Embedded, (Venice Film Festival, Sundance Channel); Estela Bravo’s Free to Fly (Havana Film Festival, LA Latino Film Festival); was outreach director for The Take, Naomi Klein/Avi Lewis documentary about Argentine workers (Toronto & Venice Film Festivals, Film Forum); co-directed New Yorkers Remember the Spanish Civil War, a video for Museum of the City of NY exhibit, and wrote/directed viral satiric videos including Jews/ Women/ Gays for McCain.

Katie is a writer, comedian, filmmaker, and New Yorker.

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