Weekly Feminist Reader

Women and leadership: “Too often mentors coach women on confidence and personality rather than business and financial ability.”

“When do I finally get to belong? On being both native and queer enough.”

Once again, Ta-Nehesi Coates inspires: “Here is the machinery of racism—the privilege of being oblivious to questions, of never having to grapple with what is around you.”

Rape, bribery and corruption in Kibera.

21,000 people were homeless in Chicago when it was -15 degrees this week.

China’s decision to relax its one-child-policy will curb the forced abortions but many Chinese aren’t going to rush to have more children.

The SNL diversity conversation is just getting started.

And more reflections when you’re the token ____ in the room.

How to run a successful feminist campaign.

“Her case has become a strange [fucked up] collision of law, medicine, the ethics of end-of-life care and the issues swirling around abortion — when life begins and how it should be valued.

A mother wrestles with her Christianity and the impact on her gay son, who just happens to be Lance Bass.

Ann Freidman on the ongoing women-in-tech dearth.

Hold your applause for the Utah same-sex marriage celebrations.

What is queer fashion?  A conversation with the brilliant minds of DapperQ and Qwear.

“We all want to live in a society in which women are allowed to be critical, complex, and imperfect — not vapid, people-pleasing automatons.”

This politician in Virginia wants to ban teenagers from having oral sex…what?

When is it okay to ask if a public figure is gay?  Is it ever?

What the gun debate looks like in Detroit.

The members of Pussy Riot are turning their activism to prison reform.

On internet harassment: “So women who are harassed online are expected to either get over ourselves or feel flattered in response to the threats made against us. We have the choice to keep quiet or respond ‘gleefully.’”

“Latinos have the power to revolutionize politics. But first they have to vote.”

#NotYourRescueProject highlights sex worker activism.

These re-imagined black pop culture posters are awesome.

What have you been reading/writing/watching/listening to this week?

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