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.

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Alexandra Brodsky is a senior editor at Feministing.com and student at Yale Law School. Alexandra also serves as the Board Chair of Know Your IX, a national student-led movement to end gender violence, which she co-founded and previously co-directed. Alexandra has written for publications including the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Guardian, and the Nation, and she is the co-editor of The Feminist Utopia Project: 57 Visions of a Wildly Better Future. She has spoken about violence against women and reproductive justice at campuses across the country and on MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, and NPR. At Yale Law, Alexandra studies antidiscrimination law and is a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. After graduation, she will represent girls facing discriminatory suspensions and expulsions as a Skadden Fellow at the National Women's Law Center. Most importantly, Alexandra is the mommy to Margot, a tiny pomchi rescue from North Carolina

Alexandra Brodsky is a senior editor at Feministing.com and student at Yale Law School.

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