Tag Archives: Ann Friedman

Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet “Marriage was a marker of historically anti-gay and anti-feminist normalcy“. Ann Friedman on believing Dylan Farrow, and why who you believe depends on which story you recognize. On the role of bystander intervention in preventing sexual assaults. Why the absence of biracial representation in the media matters. 10 Years after Dove’s “Campaign for Real [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet In the [Susan] Sontag archives. Dylan Farrow speaks out: “There were experts willing to attack my credibility. There were doctors willing to gaslight an abused child.” Our formidable Samhita Mukhopadhyay on Her: “Is it so far-fetched to believe that this ability to be who you want to be, together with the very real connections we [...]
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Why Feministing matters, or how I learned to stop worrying and start having opinions

TweetEd. note: This excerpt from a piece by Feministing Editor Emerita Ann Friedman is cross-posted from her Tumblr with permission. In 2004, the year I graduated college, I had the cliched personal crisis that everyone has when What do I want to do with my life? suddenly becomes a practical question, not a thought exercise. I knew I [...]
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We’re here, we’re queer, we’re also looking for BFFs

TweetIf you haven’t read Ann Friedman’s piece last week on courting friendships in the same vein we court relationships, you should.  Ann gives language to a situation that most, if not all of us are faced with: how do we make meaningful friendships in adulthood? Her piece prompted me to ask a question of my own: what changes for queer [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetBy Chloe and Alexandra Australian police have been accused of mishandling sexual abuse cases in the Catholic Church. Friend of the site Amelia Thomson-DeVeaux explains why people keep praying at public high school football games, even though it’s clearly unconstitutional. The great and powerful Ann Friedman on how October got pinkwashed. Why don’t we talk [...]
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