Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Supersisters trading cards

Published in 1979, Supersisters trading cards were “a playful, informative, and accessible way to spread feminism to younger audiences.”

Cosmo is ramping up its repro rights coverage.

“By contrast, the women of Broad City exhibit very real imperfections without the self-loathing.”

Meet the reverend behind North Carolina’s “Moral Mondays” protests.

The conservative battle against no-fault divorce.

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Quick Hit: Syreeta on racial bias in photography

This weekend, our own Syreeta chatted with NPR’s On The Media about her recent Buzzfeed piece on the bias against dark skin embedded in the very technology of film photography. Give it a listen. And if you haven’t read her piece yet, you should — it’s a lovely blend of personal narrative and fascinating cultural history.

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Sex worker activist convicted for crime of “walking while trans”

Sex worker activist Monica Jones was found guilty last week of “manifestation of an intent to prostitute” by an Arizona judge.

The “manifesting prostitution” law allows police to arrest people for doing things that make them suspect they are sex workers, such as flagging down cars, engaging passersby in conversation, or asking people if they’re cops. Of course, since none of those behaviors are hard proof of being a sex worker, the law basically lets police make arrests based on their own assumptions, as Jones explains in the video below.

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Photo of the Day: Moroccans march for gender equality

Moroccan women protesting

(Photo credit: Fadel Senna/AFP)

This weekend, hundreds of protestors marched in Rabat to demand that Morocco implement a constitutional guarantee of gender equality.

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Your Daily Poem: Jeanann Verlee

Ed. note: For National Poetry Month, we’re highlighting one feminist poem each day in April. See the whole series here.

Your poem of the day is “Jezebel Revisits The Book of Kings” by Jeanann Verlee.

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