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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Compiled by Juliana and Alexandra

Argentina has some of the most trans friendly legislation in the world. But how does that play out in real life?

Letters from a YSI jail.

Descendants of runaway slaves in Brazil are still fighting for the right to live peacefully on their land.

Suey Park on Citizen Radio!

How is our government still debating whether abusers should be allowed to have guns?

How the “do what you love” mantra hurts workers (particularly women).

The International Trans Women of Color Network Gathering will be in Detroit this June.

“She might have had a case if if she had been unconscious during the rape.”

Five ways to create a ...

Compiled by Juliana and Alexandra

Argentina has some of the most trans friendly legislation in the world. But how does that play out in real life?

Letters from a YSI jail.

Descendants of runaway slaves in ...

Argentinian sex workers take to the walls

A series of Argentinian advertisements for sex workers’ rights has been making a small but well-deserved splash. Prostitution is legal in Argentina but brothels are not, and, without labor protections, sex workers are vulnerable to physical violence and economic exploitation.

Commissioned by the Argentinian sex workers’ union, Asociación de Mujeres Meretrices de Argentina, the wheat paste ads cover the corners of buildings. A view from one side displays a woman in a suggestive pose, but the full image reveals a family scene: a mother leading her kids home in their school gear, or a baby pushed in a stroller. The text reminds us that “86% of sex workers are ...

A series of Argentinian advertisements for sex workers’ rights has been making a small but well-deserved splash. Prostitution is legal in Argentina but brothels are not, and, without labor protections, sex ...

Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: Argentina makes history with new gender identity law


Argentina: doing it right. After passing a groundbreaking gender identity law on Wednesday, Argentina, which became the first Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage, now leads the entire world when it comes to trans rights.

The new law, which was passed by 55-0 and is expected to be signed by president Cristina Fernandez, grants trans people the right to legally change their gender identity without having to get approval from doctors or judges–and, importantly, without having to change their bodies at all first. Not having a valid ID that matches your gender identity is a huge barrier to access to education, employment, health care, you name it. As Kalym Sori, an Argentinian trans man said, “This is ...


Argentina: doing it right. After passing a groundbreaking gender identity law on Wednesday, Argentina, which became the first Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage, now leads the entire world when it comes to trans ...