Tag Archives: badass women

Photo of the day: CeCe McDonald released from prison

TweetCeCe McDonald was released from prison today, almost a year before originally expected. CeCe was arrested and faced an unfair trial for defending herself and her friends from a racist and transmisogynist attack. That’s CeCe in the photo above — and yes, that’s Orange is the New Black star and all around badass Laverne Cox [...]
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Happy Birthday Sesali!

TweetToday is Sesali’s birthday! Sesali and I first met early on in our national organizing days, and you don’t even know how excited I was when she rocked our contributor contest in 2012. In addition to her role as a Contributor at Feministing, Sesali is a National Campus Organizer at Planned Parenthood – she was on the ground [...]
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Quick hit: Meet the first three women Marines to graduate from infantry training

TweetWhen it was announced earlier this year that the US military would be opening up to women combat positions that had previously been off-limits for them, I heard the same skeptical, sometimes sexism-veiling refrain over and over again: I’m fine with women doing these jobs, as long as they can pass the same physical tests [...]
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Badass Woman of the Day: Damiana Cavanha

Tweet Image Credit: Survival International Damiana Cavanha is the indigenous woman who recently lead the Guarani occupation of a sugar cane plantation in the Brazilian state of Mato Grosso do Sul. Tweet
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Photo of the Day: Lakota grandmothers capture neo-Nazi flag

TweetLeith, North Dakota is a small town with only 24 residents. Recently, the town has been targeted for takeover by a group of neo-Nazis, who are trying to make it a haven for white supremacists. According to NPR, white supremacist Craig Cobb has already purchased 12 properties, and has given most of them to other [...]
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