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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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Tweet What’s next for the gay rights movement? Stop blaming the victim. Ann is inspired to make her own marriage criteria. “He is what’s known as a love hunter.” This is creepy. Queer in Public, on the basketball court. 12 smartest women of color on twitter. We’re not invincible to STIs. Epic documentary alert: America, [...]
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Tweet Fully dressed superheroines are about questioning the genre, not imposing a moral code. Kai M Green: “I will never straighten out my wrist.” Hillary Clinton: Helping women isn’t just a “nice” thing to do. Speaking of which, check out Politico on Hillary Clinton Fever. The New York Times reports on the NYPD’s policing of [...]
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The pope tells priests, “marriage is not an absolute right.”

Tweet Over the weekend during his annual speech Pope Benedict the XVI said that marriage is not an absolute right. Strangely, while this headline makes it sound like he is talking about same-sex partnerships, he wasn’t (or maybe he indirectly was, I don’t know). But, the Pope qualified this statement by shaking a finger at [...]
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Bishop revokes AZ hospital’s Catholic status over life-saving abortion

TweetHere’s one biggie we missed last week: Remember the nun who was excommunicated earlier this year after approving the life-saving abortion for a critically sick patient? It looks like that wasn’t good enough to be make an example of, and Bishop Thomas Olmsted revoked St. Joseph’s Hospital Center of its Catholic status entirely because it [...]
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