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Feministing Follow Friday: Anti-Carceral Feminists, Vol. I

Twitter, Feministing style


We’ve all been doing a lot of thinking this week about how to respond to gender-based harms outside of the criminal justice system.

Luckily, a rich tradition of anti-carceral feminists are pushing these conversations forward online. Check out these five organizers and critics:

We’ll keep the list going for next week, so leave suggestions in the comments. And remember to follow @feministing.



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Alexandra Brodsky was a senior editor at 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.

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