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

Ky-Peterson

Ky Peterson demands we again ask: who is allowed to shoot back?

Ky Peterson has already spent three years in prison, only the start of his 20 year sentence. The young black trans man shot the person he says raped him, the assault just one of a series of violent attacks he experienced in Georgia.

Ky Peterson has already spent three years in prison, only the start of his 20 year sentence. The young black trans man shot the person he says raped him, the assault just one of a series of ...

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What makes this night different from all other nights?

Tonight is the first night of Passover. After I finish up my Feministing shift, my partner and I will drive to my grandparents’ house in Stamford. Before a kosher dinner free from leavened bread, we’ll take turns reading from long-worn paper copies of the haggadah, the scripted story of the Hebrews’ escape from Egypt.

Tonight is the first night of Passover. After I finish up my Feministing shift, my partner and I will drive to my grandparents’ house in Stamford. Before a kosher dinner free from leavened bread, we’ll take turns ...

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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