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Navajo language is in, racist language towards Native Americans is out

TweetThings aren’t going so great these days when it comes to representations of Native Americans in mainstream media: the Washington Redskins’ are still refusing point blank to change their very racist name. Jamilah King over at Colorlines points out that,  “[This] is just one example of how the culture of football is still tied to [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet And while we’re on the topic of inspired dance moves… 4th trimester bodies. I am not sex positive. The pilgrimage to the Toronto Film Festival. Qahera, a new Muslim Superhero. This video from the Fat Experience Project might break your heart. Hell yeah, Canada! What about gay grandparents? bell hooks was right. Dear Western Saviorists. Trans [...]
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Tech and video game industry sexism: bathroom lines and rape jokes

TweetApple and Microsoft are both currently throwing big conferences, one for tech industry developers and one to sell video games. The conferences of these two giant companies are giving us an eye into some common-place sexism. Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference is currently taking place in San Francisco. Yesterday Dan Ackerman tweeted this photo from the [...]
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Apple’s Siri overcompensates for previous abortion ignorance

TweetRemember last week when the world discovered that Apple’s Siri is suspiciously clueless about reproductive health? It all started with a post at the Abortioneers by someone describing lots of weird, vague, and surprisingly unhelpful answers to some pretty basic questions about repro health, and abortion specifically. In a particularly egregious one, when told, “I’m [...]
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