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Guess which news channel played ‘Dude (Looks Like a Lady)’ in their Chelsea Manning segment, and other fun Wednesday games

TweetSigh. Here’s an infuriatingly thorough compilation of all the worst cable news reactions to the story of Chelsea Manning’s transition, including a mocking, sneering segment on Fox News using Aerosmith’s “Dude (Looks Like A Lady)” as a soundtrack for hate. We’ve said it before but this apparently needs repeating: hateful, ignorant and childish coverage of Chelsea [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet Jos on HuffPost Live talking about Skyler White and “complex female roles.” Legally married gay couples aren’t eligible for veterans benefits, says the VA. What. The. Fuck. Solidarity is for Miley. Campus activists! Apply for a SAFER policy training. Stopping the drug war isn’t enough to end mass incarceration. The queer afterlife of Whitney [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet Comic Matt Bors takes on the mental condition related to Chelsea Manning’s transition. The good news is there’s treatment! (See above.) And if you are offended by the term douche-bag, read this. Happy Go Topless Day! An educational video game asks players to navigate all the barriers to abortion access in Texas. How Victorian architecture [...]
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Quick Hit: DemocracyNow! on Chelsea Manning

TweetIf you don’t know DemocracyNow!, you should (and now you know). The radio and TV show, hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan González, consistently provides excellent news coverage of the most important, and often least reported stories, AND brings you the voices of great guests, AND provides transcripts of their shows, AND provides Spanish language [...]
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Transmilitary: meet the soldiers the military doesn’t want you to

TweetIt’s no wonder Chelsea Manning didn’t start transitioning while serving in the army. The institution make have gotten rid of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell, but it makes no bones about its exclusion of transgender people. In language that reflects its archaic and out of touch policies, The Department of Defense  lists the following as disqualifications [...]
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