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“The games have always been a little gay.”

First queer arrests in Sochi.

Trans and sex workers rights activist Monica Jones targeted by police, arrested for protesting.

Janet Mock is on the cover of MetroWeekly.

Check out Feministing staff’s activism in Policy Mic’s list of 23 feminist digital campaigns.

“Bill Cosby has done great things for the country… but he’s also an old wanker and an assaulter.”
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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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Weekly Feminist Cheat Sheet: Oh boy 2018

Welcome back to weekly feminist cheat sheets. Here is our first for 2018.

I’m not sure about you, but this week for me, was basically trying to keep on top of the allegations against Aziz Ansari, the unsurprising but outrageous backlash, and the array of smart, thoughtful pieces delving into the coercion(s) women experience — which while distinct from say, being attacked by Harvey Weinstein — are painful and more importantly, far too common.

My favorite: Osita Nwanevu’s “There Is No Rampaging #MeToo Mob.” Also worth reading: Megan Garber’s “Aziz Ansarai and the Paradox of ‘No’“, Jill Filipovic’s “The poorly reported Aziz Ansari expose was a missed opportunity,and “not that bad” ...

Welcome back to weekly feminist cheat sheets. Here is our first for 2018.

I’m not sure about you, but this week for me, was basically trying to keep on top of the allegations against Aziz ...