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Tweet Queering sex-ed: what you need to know about sex between cis women. It’s time to abolish the Asian American model minority myth. Swooning over Sonia Sotomayor. “For too long, we, black gurls, have moved though the world with the imposed burden of being unlovable and undesirable.” Tweet
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With some electoral gains in Iraq, women candidates work towards change

Originally posted in Community Blog

TweetCross-posted from UN Women To run as a political candidate in Iraq demands courage and determination – even more so for a woman. Fourteen candidates, including one woman, were murdered in the run-up to local elections held in April – the first elections to be run by the Iraqis themselves without any international help since [...]
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TweetUrge the White House to recognize non-binary genders. Five-year-old girl names dinosaur… after herself. Why didn’t Abigail Fisher get into UT? Support the #NotBuyingIt app! Stop fat shaming Kim Kardashian. A response to Chloe’s piece on “bad” bodies and “bad” feminists. A Horace School alum speaks out about sexual abuse at the school (reported on [...]
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Breaking: Supreme Court takes case on affirmative action in higher education

TweetNYT reports: Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear a major case on affirmative action in higher education, adding another potential blockbuster to a docket already studded with them. The court’s decision in the new case holds the potential to undo an accommodation reached in the Supreme Court’s 5-to-4 decision in 2003 in Grutter v. [...]
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