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Stay in your lane: We don’t need rich white actresses’ comments on sex work

A group of rich and famous white actress/feminists who have probably never in their life traded sex or experienced criminalization have added their rich and famous names onto a letter condemning a proposal from Amnesty International to adopt a position to support the decriminalization of sex work. 

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Waiting for Captain Marvel is getting old

Note: This piece contains spoilers from Ant-Man.

I am a glutton for punishment when it comes to comic book movies. I’ve never been that interested in comic books, but going to Marvel films is something I do.

Note: This piece contains spoilers from Ant-Man.

I am a glutton for punishment when it comes to comic book movies. I’ve never been that interested in comic books, but going to Marvel films is something I do.

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Quote of the day: Maddow to Santorum: “You’re fundamentally wrong on civics”

In a simultaneously amazing and immensely trying eight minutes, Rachel Maddow schools Rick Santorum in civics, and his past comments about LGBT people and our “lifestyles. ”From this interview, outlets have begun to report that Santorum has “softened” on LGBT issues, but in his discussion with Maddow, it is only clear that he has started watching what he says on camera about LGBT issues.

In a simultaneously amazing and immensely trying eight minutes, Rachel Maddow schools Rick Santorum in civics, and his past comments about LGBT people and our “lifestyles. ”From this interview, outlets have begun to report that Santorum has ...

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When you’re weary and tired

I have to confess: I have tried my best to stay as far away as possible from the Sandra Bland story. I haven’t read any articles.

I have to confess: I have tried my best to stay as far away as possible from the Sandra Bland story. I haven’t read any articles.

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Feminsting Reads: Bodymap by Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

Lambda Literary Award-winning writer Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha’s Bodymap, published this summer by Mawenzi House, returns often to the word “home.” Home is a meeting of body and map,
tattooed on Piepzna-Samarasinha’s breastplate and charted throughout the work in sensory memories, corporeal trauma, physical pleasures. 

Lambda Literary Award-winning writer Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha’s Bodymap, published this summer by Mawenzi House, returns often to the word “home.” Home is a meeting of body and map,
tattooed on Piepzna-Samarasinha’s breastplate and charted throughout the work in ...

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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Dems in Congress are calling for an investigation into the group behind the “sting” videos against Planned Parenthood.

How giving survivors access to free legal assistance could help combat domestic violence. 

Dems in Congress are calling for an investigation into the group behind the “sting” videos against Planned Parenthood.

How giving survivors access to free legal assistance could help combat domestic violence. 

Kenyan women deserve better than 6 years of inaction

Kenyan women’s groups demand President Obama ease restriction on aid for abortion

As President Obama visits Kenya and Ethiopia this week, local and global reproductive health advocates are taking the opportunity to highlight how his administration’s strict enforcement of the ban on using US foreign aid for abortion care is killing women. 

As President Obama visits Kenya and Ethiopia this week, local and global reproductive health advocates are taking the opportunity to highlight how his administration’s strict enforcement of the ban on using US foreign aid for abortion care ...

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