Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Marissa Alexander was denied release.

Students and alumni filed federal Title IX and Clery Act complaints against Amherst and Vanderbilt.

Fifty facts about sexual assault in the military.

238 trans people were murdered last year.

The economics of birth control.

Zerlina at The Grio, writing on Ted Cruz’s dad.

“I refuse to listen to the enforcement of stereotypes and gender roles.”

The New York Times learns about weed.

Sarah Silverman’s sister Susan Silverman was honored for her activism as a member of “Women of the Wall,” which fights for women’s right to pray at the Western Wall.

Chloe on transvaginal ultrasounds.


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Alexandra Brodsky was a senior editor at Feministing.com. During her four years at the site, she wrote about gender violence, reproductive justice, and education equity and ran the site's book review column. She is now a Skadden Fellow at the National Women's Law Center and 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, ESPN, and NPR.

Alexandra Brodsky was a senior editor at Feministing.com.

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