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Feministing Jamz: Listen to this awesome cover of Lorde’s “Royals”

Tweet If you remember, Vero’s post about the Grammy award-winning song “Royals” kinda blew up the Interwebs by pointing out the cognitive flaw in Lorde’s cultural critique of music, youth, and consumer culture. Vero rightly pointed out something that didn’t sit well with me either. The concern I shared with Vero was that while the lyrics [...]
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Cultural traditions that oppress women are not worth preserving

TweetWriting like this makes me want to pull out my hair. In an otherwise decent New York Times story about the myriad forms of violence that women in India face on a regular basis, sits these paragraphs: As girls age, the strict controls that many families have over their daughters cannot protect them from rape and [...]
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Breaking: Komen Foundation pulls breast cancer screening funds from Planned Parenthood

TweetWhat sad and disturbing news. From the Washington Post comes breaking news that will affect hundreds of thousands of dollars in women’s health funding: “The nation’s leading breast-cancer charity, Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is halting its partnerships with Planned Parenthood affiliates — creating a bitter rift, linked to the abortion debate, between two [...]
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