Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Compiled by Syreeta and Jos

Sometimes you just gotta dance it out (and take notes).

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Roxane Gay’s light bright brills examination on allowing fictional female characters their complexity. We agree. Also Young Adult was great, we totally need more fiction about lady slackers.

“If this is her big screwup, she’s way ahead of me as a human being.” When Glenn Beck is a voice of reason on the Melissa Harris-Perry apology faux-controversy, it’s probably time for CNN and FOX to take a seat.

An absurd study about white people thinking they’re the victims of racism is making the rounds again. Here’s what Jos wrote about the study in 2011.

Amanda Hess on abuse women face on the internet for daring to exist and sometimes even have opinions in public. If you want to share a story about being harassed online, Pacific Standard is compiling accounts here.

SYREETA MCFADDEN is a Brooklyn based writer, photographer and adjunct professor of English. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, The Guardian, BuzzFeed, The Huffington Post, Religion Dispatches and Storyscape Journal. She is the managing editor of the online literary magazine, Union Station, and a co-curator of Poets in Unexpected Places. You can follow her on Twitter @reetamac.

Syreeta McFadden is a contributing opinion writer for The Guardian US and an editor of Union Station Magazine.

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