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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet#fuckcispeople is trending on Twitter. Read it. The Ohio “heartbeat” bill to ban abortion after six weeks is back. Dream Defenders leave capitol: “our work has grown too big for these halls.” A NARAL intern went undercover at a crisis pregnancy center. Six facts about Harriet Tubman that have nothing to do with Russell Simmons. [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Check out Dean Spade’s trans* politics manifesto. Since when does VICE produce good reporting on sexual violence? Minors with disabilities held in solidarity confinement in San Francisco juvenile hall. Little Libertarians on the prairie. More research on encouraging girls to pursue STEM. The Pentagon’s new plan to combat military sexual assault doesn’t do enough. [...]
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Quote of the Day: “Whole women” need gas, not abortions

TweetJust eight percent of House Republicans are women and there are only four female Republican senators. And apparently, the GOP is starting to realize that this is not a great look for them in 2013. (Not that the Democrats have anywhere close to gender parity in Congress either.) As the National Journal reports, they’ve launched Project GROW (Growing Republican Opportunities [...]
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Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker signs the latest restrictive abortion bill

TweetOn Friday, while most of us were probably still trying to recuperate from our 4th of July food comas, Scott Walker, Governor of Wisconsin, was busy restricting abortion access for women of Wisconsin. Walker signed a bill forcing women to undergo ultrasounds before receiving abortions, because we all know how medically necessary it is to remind [...]
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Rick Perry declares second special session to pass “pro-life” bill on same day as 500th execution

TweetOne would think that the irony of such an action would be too much. But nope! Yesterday, the state of Texas executed Kimberly McCarthy, the state’s 500th execution since the death penalty was re-enacted in 1982: Her death marks a grim milestone in a state that kills more people than any other in the country. Texas [...]
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