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Happy Birthday Maya!

TweetToday is Maya’s birthday! Maya Dusenbery is Feministing’s Executive Director of Editorial, which means she has the big responsibility of overseeing the content that goes up on this site every day. If you’ve noticed a major uptick in brilliant, well-edited thought pieces recently, and that shorter posts are extra snappy and powerful, that’s down to [...]
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Photos of the Day: Cute little kids posed as important women from history

TweetThis is just what I needed to get going this Monday morning. In her “Because of Them, We Can” project, photographer Eunique Jones features little kids posed as groundbreaking women throughout history. The project started last year in honor of Black History Month (check out that series too for the cutest little Rosa Parks you ever saw) as [...]
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Girls soccer team in Colorado wears hijabs in solidarity with Muslim teammate

Tweet How great is this? At a recent match, referees told Samah Aida, a high school soccer player in Colorado, that she wasn’t allowed to wear her hijab on the field. The refs claimed that it posed a safety risk — not actually true according to soccer’s governing body FIFA, which recently lifted their ban on [...]
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Quick Hit: Young, Black and Feminist

TweetThe Root has put together a list of some awesome “young black feminists who are making a difference,” including our own Lori Adelman and Wagatwe Wanjuki. Check out it out and follow these activists! Tweet
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New favorite Tumblr: Pizza Feminism

Tweet Combining my two favorite things in the world, Pizza Feminism serves up slices of feminist wisdom against mouth-watering backdrops. Tweet
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