Weekly Feminist Reader

You go, Ellen Page.

The Michael Dunn trial will expose disturbing (and sadly unsurprising) truth about America.

“Valentine’s Day is a holiday based on fears…can technology make long-term monogamy any easier?”

From Emmett Till to Jordan Davis: why is standing out still a death sentence for black kids in America?

What role do pharmacists play in teenagers’ access to emergency contraception?

Do the Olympics half-ass women’s sports?

“A news flash for every straight man out there: You’ve been naked in front of a gay man.

On San Francisco’s class war.

On faith-based organizing within the Prison Industrial Complex.

And 10 things trans men in your life want you to know.

Abortion rights in Ohio are so fucking scary.

This guy spent a year on twitter and only retweeted women.  Who are you retweeting?

We all know gay conversion is bullshit — it’s time to end it for good, on the right grounds.

Thoughts on Sports Illustrated’s choice to use Barbie on its swimsuit issue, including Editor Emeritus Courtney Martin’s perspective.

The list of grieving, Black mothers is long and growing.”

Attention comic book enthusiasts: these graphic novel super heroines are badass.

“While the public-facing relationship, documented day after day, might have looked perfect, a breakup forces us to reconcile our public selves with the private heartbreak.”

The queer politics of sobriety: “our community wears our use of alcohol and drugs as a badge of honor, signaling resilience in the struggle against normativity and hate.”

Jamia Wilson, Mikki Kendall, and Veronica Arreola at Huff Post Live discussing the toxicity of Twitter’s feminism.

Photographing love.

Ladies!  You suck at your jobs!  (According to these horrible men).

But, in all seriousness, gender bias is real in the workplace.

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

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