Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

By Katie and Syreeta

Next time someone says people who can’t find a job are just lazy, ask them to take a look at this chart.download

Support Marissa Alexander who is in jail for defending herself from her abusive husband by shooting… a wall.

Wendy Davis Trails By Single Digits In Texas Governor’s Race

How Insurers Are Hiding Obamacare Benefits From Customers.

“Power from a sense of pleasure and a sense of joy” – Joan Morgan on Melissa Harris Perry’s round table on hiphop, feminism and Black Girls Rockin’.

Speaking of women who take the mic and slay it.

Masked gunmen attack HIV clinic in Russia, beat woman with baseball bat, cops refuse to help.

Unbelievable! Totally predictable! Anti-Feminist, Anti-Gay Religious Right Leader Resigns Over Extramarital Affair 

Lovely! News World news: CIA made doctors torture suspected terrorists after 9/11, taskforce finds.

Congressman comes out as gay. Not that it should matter.


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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