Weekly Feminist Reader

What’s implicit bias? These eight young black men describe how they live with it at school.

Cheers Diane Humetewa! The Senate has confirmed the first Native American woman as a federal judge.

“There’s a reason survivors choose not to go to the police, and that’s because they’re treated as the criminals.”

New infographics on the (il)legality of queerness in today’s world.

What the White House isn’t getting about sexual assault.

Black Girls CODE is hosting a series of girls only hackathons this summer in New York, Oakland, and New Orleans and they’re looking for mentors.

The New York Philharmonic names Anthony McGill principal, the first African-American to hold the position.

Could cops be educated to stop, rather than perpetrate, violence against trans women?

On the ambivalent legacy of Brown v. Board.

Jill Abramson’s daughter for the win with this snarky instagram photo, amid the chaos.

Missouri progressive activists have been protesting an abortion bill that would force a woman to wait three days between two clinic visits before having an abortion.

A white Princeton professor “created” the persona of a black woman artist and now a group of mostly black and queer artist has pulled out of the Whitney Biennial.

Who gets to graduate?

An interview with sociologist Sujatha Jesudason on turning the focus of the reproductive rights movement from abortion to love, sex, family, and community.

Should paid menstrual leave be a thing?

University of Texas Austin joins the list of colleges investigating their sexual assault policies.

Looking at fashion’s cultural appropriation debate through a new lens.

Women writing about so-called “women’s issues.”

A year after the Bangladesh factory fire, which killed thousands, a reflection on the aftermath of the disaster.

On Karl Rove’s bizarre “Hillary Clinton’s brain injury” claim.

One way sexual assault victims are actually being helped.

Should we be making our pop stars into political icons?

Why every book about Africa has the same cover.

How to talk about non-traditional families.

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

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When Courtney’s not Feminst-ing, she’s chasing down couples to take their pictures for her project/movement “Queer in Public” (www.queerinpublic.tumblr.com). At all other times, she’s the Chief of Staff at The OpEd Project. She likes mountains, beer, karaoke, swimming and people watching.

When Courtney’s not Feminst-ing, she’s chasing down couples to take their pictures for her project/movement “Queer in Public” (www.queerinpublic.tumblr.com). At all other times, she’s the Chief of Staff at The OpEd Project. She likes mountains, beer, karaoke, swimming and people watching.

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