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Climate justice is intersectional feminism in action

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On a rainy Friday morning in mid-April, a group of Harvard University dining hall workers brought a petition about workplace conditions to the office of University President Drew Gilipin Faust. 

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

On a rainy Friday morning in mid-April, a group of Harvard University dining hall workers brought a petition about workplace conditions to the office of University ...

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Activists put up “No Catcall Zone” street signs in NYC and Philly

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As the recipient of hundreds of instances of gender-based street harassment — ranging from verbal to physical — I have often wondered why we don’t have street signs telling people not to harass.

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

As the recipient of hundreds of instances of gender-based street harassment — ranging from verbal to physical — I have often wondered why we don’t ...

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Kerry Washington gives powerful intersectional speech at GLAAD awards

This weekend, GLAAD awarded Kerry Washington their prestigious Vanguard Award, given to those in the entertainment industry who promote equality. In a seven-minute speech, Washington, who has long been a Feministing favorite, made an inspiring call for intersectional action. 

This weekend, GLAAD awarded Kerry Washington their prestigious Vanguard Award, given to those in the entertainment industry who promote equality. In a seven-minute speech, Washington, who has long been a Feministing favorite, made an ...

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The Feministing Five: Anayvette Martinez

Anayvette Martinez is one of the co-founders of the amazing organization, The Radical _____ (Formerly known as the Radical Brownies). I spoke to her this week about youth power and incredible local communities, and I wished that I could go back in time and join this organization myself!

Anayvette Martinez is one of the co-founders of the amazing organization, The Radical _____ (Formerly known as the Radical Brownies). I spoke to her this week about youth power and incredible local communities, and I ...

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Chinese feminist activists still in police detention

Last week Nancy Tang covered the detention of prominent feminist leaders in China shortly before International Women’s Day. She noted the hypocrisy that, as “Chinese state media celebrates women legislators and new anti-domestic violence legislation… the state is so afraid of young, vocal feminists that they must be detained right before International Women’s Day, so as to assure the smooth running of national legislative sessions.” 

Last week Nancy Tang covered the detention of prominent feminist leaders in China shortly before International Women’s Day. She noted the hypocrisy that, as “Chinese state media celebrates women legislators and

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The Feministing Five: Orchid Pusey

Continuing Feministing’s coverage of #StandWithNanHui, we spoke with Orchid Pusey, Associate Director of the Asian Women’s Shelter in San Francisco, to learn more about Nan-Hui’s case and how we can support folks like her.

Continuing Feministing’s coverage of #StandWithNanHui, we spoke with Orchid Pusey, Associate Director of the Asian Women’s Shelter in San Francisco, to learn more about Nan-Hui’s case and how we can support folks like her.

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