Feministing Follow Friday

Twitter, Feministing style

We’re back for our weekly feminist Twitter suggestions. This week we’re particularly happy we follow this crew:

  • Amanda Williams (@fullfrontalfem): Latin@, fem/reprojustice activist, MSW candidate, queer advocate, vegan, climber, yogi. Proud @lilithfund board member & @AbortionFunds supporter. Views = mine.
  • Pramila Jayapal (@pramilaj): Unapologetic activist for justice. Founder of OneAmerica, WA’s largest immigrant advocacy organization. Race, immigration, arts, new ideas. Ready, set, go!
  • Surviving in Numbers (@SurvivingTumblr): The official Twitter account for the Surviving in Numbers Tumblr run by Ali Safran. To submit your story, visit http://survivinginnumbers.tumblr.com/sharestory
  • Melissa McEwan (@Shakestweetz): Melissa McEwan is the proprietor of Shakesville, a progressive feminist blog and a community of teaspoon-wielding badasses who expect more.
  • Gloria Malone (@GloriaMalone): #TeenMom. College student. Speaker. Advocate. Freelance writer. Blogger.

Nominate for next week’s installment in the comments! We’re particularly looking for activists tweeting about their on-the-ground work. Links appreciated. And, of course, make sure to follow @feministing.


Alexandra Brodsky spends too much time on the internet.

New Haven, CT

Alexandra Brodsky is an editor at Feministing.com, student at Yale Law School, and founding co-director of Know Your IX, a national legal education campaign against campus gender-based violence. Alexandra has written for publications including the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Guardian, and the Nation, and she has spoken about violence against women and reproductive justice on MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, and NPR. Through Know Your IX, she has organized with students across the country to build campuses free from discrimination and violence, developed federal policy on Title IX enforcement, and has testified at the Senate. At Yale Law, Alexandra focuses on antidiscrimination law and is a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. Alexandra is committed to developing and strengthening responses to gender-based violence outside the criminal justice system through writing, organizing, and the law. Keep an eye out for The Feminist Utopia Project, co-edited by Alexandra and forthcoming from the Feminist Press (2015).

Alexandra Brodsky is an editor at Feministing.com, student at Yale Law School, and founding co-director of Know Your IX.

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