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Feministing is 10 years old!

TweetHappy birthday to us! Feministing turned 10 this Saturday, April 12, a real milestone for any website. We’re so old our first site was on Movable Type. We’re two years older than Twitter, and Facebook only beat us by a couple months. We can’t wait to start the 5th grade this fall! Feministing’s come a long way in [...]
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Inspired by the Hunger Games, girls “aim” farther with archery

TweetThank you Katniss Everdeen! The popularity of the Hunger Games series, a trilogy book-turned-movie  series, has more girls “aiming” for archery as their sport (I had no idea archery was a sport) of choice. According to NPR, some sellers of sporting equipment  have noticed an increase in bow and arrow sales since the first movie was [...]
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CodePink projects drone documentary onto DHS secretary candidate’s house

Tweet Jeh Johnson, the Obama administration’s pick to head the Department of Homeland Security, is a relatively obscure figure. While some on the left are fans because of his involvement in the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, anti-war activist group CodePink wants to bring attention to the fact that he created the legal justification [...]
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Natalie Portman: Feminist characters are more than just “kick ass”

Tweet In an interview with Elle, Natalie Portman describes what feminism is for her, as an actress: I want every version of a woman and a man to be possible. I want women and men to be able to be full-time parents or full-time working people or any combination of the two. I want both [...]
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