Alexandra Brodsky

Alexandra Brodsky is an editor at Feministing.com, student at Yale Law School, and founding co-director of Know Your IX, a national legal education campaign against campus gender-based violence. Alexandra has written for publications including the New York Times, the Atlantic, the Guardian, and the Nation, and she has spoken about violence against women and reproductive justice on MSNBC, ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, FOX, and NPR. Through Know Your IX, she has organized with students across the country to build campuses free from discrimination and violence, developed federal policy on Title IX enforcement, and has testified at the Senate. At Yale Law, Alexandra focuses on antidiscrimination law and is a member of the Veterans Legal Services Clinic. Alexandra is committed to developing and strengthening responses to gender-based violence outside the criminal justice system through writing, organizing, and the law. Keep an eye out for The Feminist Utopia Project, co-edited by Alexandra and forthcoming from the Feminist Press (2015).

Posts Written by Alexandra

Welcome new members of the Feministing crew!

Readers may have noticed some new bylines on the blog over the last few months. We are very excited to announce that Mahroh Jahangiri, Katie Barnes, and Dana Bolger are joining us as regular columnists.

Readers may have noticed some new bylines on the blog over the last few months. We are very excited to announce that Mahroh Jahangiri, Katie Barnes, and Dana Bolger are joining us as regular columnists.

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Mandatory referral of rape reports from schools to police is a bad idea

Today, the AP published an article about proposed state legislation that would require colleges and universities to refer all gender-based violence reports to the police. Although the idea is intuitively appealing to some, survivors and advocates overwhelmingly oppose these bills, which have been introduced in states including Virginia and New Jersey.

Today, the AP published an article about proposed state legislation that would require colleges and universities to refer all gender-based violence reports to the police. Although the idea is intuitively appealing to some, survivors and ...

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Lawyers from the Women’s Law Project explain why UPenn professors’ objections to campus gender-based violence procedures are wrong.

After two athletes came out, Erskine college “bans” queerness, aka “sexuality that is not based on marriage.”

Lawyers from the Women’s Law Project explain why UPenn professors’ objections to campus gender-based violence procedures are wrong.

After two athletes came out, Erskine college “bans” queerness, aka “sexuality that is not based on marriage.”

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