Feministing Follow Friday: SAAM, Vol. IV

Twitter, Feministing style
Each Friday of April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month, we’ve featured five BAMFs tweeting about their work against sexual violence. Check out our last five below the jump.

  • No Red Tape Columbia (@NoRedTapeCU): Students fighting sexual violence and rape culture at Columbia University
  • FORGE (@FORGEforward): Improving the lives of transgender and SOFFA individuals since 1994, building strong connections, providing resources, and empowering personal growth.
  • The UnSlut Project (@UnSlutProject): Read my diary. Share your own story. Working against sexual bullying and slut shaming in our schools, communities, media, and culture. Tweets by Emily Lindin.
  • Lauren Chief Elk (@ChiefElk): Co-founder of @SaveWiyabi
  • TAASA (@taasa): The Texas Association Against Sexual Assault is the statewide coalition committed to ending sexual violence in TX.

Speaking of SAAM and Twitter, make sure to check out the last #DecolonizeSAAM chat today at 8am PT. And leave #ff recommendations in the comments for next week. We’re particularly interested in local organizers tweeting about their work on the ground.


Alexandra Brodsky spends too much time on the internet.

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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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