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 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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