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16-year-old queer Latina Jessie Hernandez killed by Denver police

Jessie Hernandez’ friends describe her as goofy, lovable, with an infectious smile. On Monday morning, the Denver police officers saw in Jessie — a Latina, queer-presenting young person — a threat. For this reason, Jessie is now dead.

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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

“And the Oscar winner is… a white, middle-aged man.” The Academy Awards nominations are more white than they’ve been in 19 years, and Ava DuVernay did not become the first black woman to be nominated for an Oscar for best director.

“And the Oscar winner is… a white, middle-aged man.” The Academy Awards nominations are more white than they’ve been in 19 years, and Ava DuVernay did not become the first black woman to be nominated ...

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President Obama calls for paid sick and parental leave for all

The movement to ensure that everyone can take a day off from work if they or their family are sick has been gaining steam over the last few years, thanks to the collaboration of feminist and labor forces. And today, President Obama is calling for the passage of a federal paid sick leave policy, as well as a new plan to help extend paid parental leave to all Americans.

The movement to ensure that everyone can take a day off from work if they or their family are sick has been gaining steam over the last few years, thanks to the collaboration of

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