Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

“From Ferguson to Palestine the struggle for freedom continues.”

Stanford students and community members shut down the San Mateo-Hayward bridge. 68 arrested.

Old but good: Gary Younge’s “The Misremembering of ‘I Have a Dream'”

Maya Schenwar on Marissa Alexander, house arrest, and the evolving nature of state surveillance: “Like the plans of the early reformers, many current prison ‘reforms’ share a common element: they perpetuate the fantasy that new forms of confinement, isolation, and surveillance will somehow set us all free.”

Police fire tear gas on schoolchildren protesting the sale of their playground to a private developer.

In an interview with Mask Magazine, DJ and producer Ashe Kilbourne talks sexism in the music industry, selfies, and challenging party power structures. “Part of my work is trying to venerate women’s voices and expose that they are being stripped of their autonomy.”

“The start of 2015 finds no letup in the attacks on a woman’s constitutionally protected right to make her own childbearing decisions.”

“‘Are You Angry With Me?’: Dating as an Autistic Woman”

An El Salvadoran woman sentenced to 30 years in jail for having a miscarriage at age 18 was denied a pardon last week.

Carry That Weight’s statement on New York Governor Cuomo’s proposed campus sexual assault legislation. Also, Emma Sulkowicz will be at tonight’s State of the Union address (sans mattress).

The oldest woman in Scotland, age 109, shares her secrets: get plenty of exercise, eat porridge once daily, and stay away from men. “They’re just more trouble than they’re worth.” Noted.

Video via Dream Defenders. Image via Existence is Resistance.

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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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