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Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw was (finally) fired for sexually assaulting a dozen black women.

On Selma: “The real problem many critics have with this film is that it’s too black and too strong. Our popular reimagining of the civil rights movement is that it’s something we all did together and the battle is over; that’s just not true.”

Return the Gayze on Leelah Alcorn: “it would seem that my doctor thinks of pain as an exception. / what a privilege it is to navigate the world like that / as if pain is something you can pinpoint and eliminate / not the only thing that reminds you that you have a body to begin with.”

The Phoenix New Times investigated student-professor relationships and potential Title IX violations at Arizona State University’s Honors College.

Know Your IX chatted with a student journalist about how to cover sexual assault stories in a responsible, victim-centered way.

Newark passed a law quadrupling the fee the Newark Municipal Court can charge defendants applying for free legal representation, part of a national trend of “cash register” courts.

ICYMI, Mask Magazine interviewed abolitionist Victoria Law.

“10 Crip Date Ideas for the Disabled/Chronically Ill/Mad Person in Your Life”

n+1 on Uber and invisibilized labor: “With certain variations, the Uber story is old: labor tends to disappear, or be disappeared—especially when, as with Uber, a company is selling both a service and a convenience. Consumers do not—or even cannot— see the people who perform that service.”

The HRC still sucks.

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Dana Bolger is a Senior Editor at Feministing and the co-founder of Know Your IX, the national youth-led organization working to end gender violence in schools. She's testified before Congress on Title IX policy and legislative reform, and her writing has appeared in a number of outlets, including The New York Times, Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. She's also a student at Yale Law School, and you can find her on Twitter at @danabolger.

Dana Bolger is a Senior Editor at Feministing and a student at Yale Law School.

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