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Victory! White House task force unveils new recommendations to end campus sexual assault

TweetIf you read Feministing regularly you probably know about the work of Know Your IX and its ED ACT NOW campaign, which are fighting for Title IX enforcement to combat sexual violence on college campuses. Feministing’s own Alexandra, Wagatwe, and Suzanna are leaders in this campaign, and recently brought their demands all the way to the White [...]
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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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