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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Do you know about Anita Hill? Cameroon has been quietly locking up LGBT people for years with little international attention. The last rural abortion clinics in Texas just shut down. “It’s a myth as old as this nation: the idea that Black men are more likely to be sexual predators — especially of white [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet “Oklahomans brag that theirs has become the reddest state.” Living with breast cancer at 26. The difference between Malala and Nabila. The 5 billion dollar food stamp cut is reverberating across the country. “A wall is just a wall. It can be broken down.” Tweet
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Ann’s gender-reversed parody: A response to Emily Yoffe. Breast cancer stigmas in Uganda. “When does an Academic become a Whore?” Spike Jonze and Her: Who are we writing out of the future? Apparently, women aren’t equal when it comes to corporate crime. “Oh that’s me. That’s us, that’s us, that’s me, thank God, that’s us.” [...]
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Quick hit: How sequestration screws over breast cancer researchers

TweetAt TPM Cafe today, there’s a great piece about how sequestration cuts are making it harder for scientists to do research on lifesaving medical treatments: The sequester was supposed to be so draconian that it would drive politicians to accept some alternative budget compromise. Unfortunately compromise seems to be a dirty word in Washington, and [...]
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Breaking: Supreme Court rules human genes cannot be patented

Tweet The New York Times reports: Isolated human genes may not be patented, the Supreme Court ruled unanimously on Thursday. The case concerned patents held by Myriad Genetics, a Utah company, on genes that correlate with increased risk of hereditary breast and ovarian cancer. The patents were challenged by scientists and doctors who said their research and [...]
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