Weekly Feminist Reader

Misogyny kills.

Let’s call the Isla Vista killings what they were: misogynist extremism.

Elliott Rodger was influenced by MRAs.

News media: don’t gloss over the misogyny and sexual entitlement behind the mass shooting. 

Life and death as a female editor.

“Whether one calls oneself a feminist, it is undeniable that feminism and feminists have made the modern dad possible.”

Many women’s colleges, once champions of women’s rights, are now bastions of transphobia.

“I am tired of the stigma surrounding black women and mental health.”

Harvey Mudd College makes history in awarding majority of its engineering degrees to women.

In Portland, twice as many drivers failed to yield for black pedestrians than those who were white.

Who owns a gay athlete’s story?

Brown honors grads, fails survivors.

On Coates’ Reparations: Reaction to the piece has been mixed (to say the least) but it appears to be having at least part of the author’s intended effect: to get people’s attention, and to begin a national conversation about the lingering effects of racism and oppression in America.”

Rape survivors pressure the The Princeton Review to include anti-violence programs in its college rankings.

The unsustainable cost of women-to-women “feminist” conferences.

Fascinating and fucked up look at the difference between male and female journalist salaries.

A look into badass artist Kara Walker’s creation of “A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar Baby” sculpture.

Did you know these facts about Sally Ride, America’s first woman in space?

Fighting for women’s boxing.

Inside the fair housing battle in 1960s Chicago.

Behind the government’s obsessive effort to identify and fire queers in government jobs.

Four ways to create culture change around abortion.

“Just me and Allah”: a beautiful new photography project uses visibility to highlight queer Muslims.

Making a case for QPOC-only spaces.

What were you reading/writing/listening to this week?

Brooklyn, NY

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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