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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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Meet Saudi Arabia’s first female editor-in-chief of a national newspaper

TweetCongrats to Somayya Jabarti! The Guardian reports: Somayya Jabarti, a former deputy editor, has become the new boss at the helm of the Jeddah-based English daily Saudi Gazette, the paper’s departing head has announced. “There’s a crack that has been made in the glass ceiling. And I’m hoping it will be made into a door,” Jabarti [...]
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Photo of the Day: The lady motorbike gangs of Morocco

TweetWell, not so much biker gangs as working women commuting around their city, but still pretty cool.  Tweet
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