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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet Join young workers in conversation tomorrow night. Racialicious rounded up some important writing on the Isla Vista shooting. Emily Lindin on creating a culture of consent in the wake of violence. Antiporn Land. Stormé DeLarverie, whose initial scuffle with the cops is said to have instigated the Stonewall riots, passed on Saturday. “Sheryl Sandberg, [...]
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Video: This is what “pro-life” terrorism looks like

Tweet Democracy Now! has a terrible but important story about a how an abortion provider who survived legal challenges and firebombings is finally shutting down her clinic because of vandalism. Tweet
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Calle 13 was on Democracy Now and I’m melting

Tweet  Image credit Calle 13, the Puerto Rican band made up of step siblings René Pérez Joglar, Eduardo José Cabra Martínez and  Ileana Cabra Joglar, has a new song out, and as usual, it’s stirring some controversial social commentary. The group is among the most popular musical line-ups in Latin America, known for the diversity in [...]
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Representative Luis Gutierrez is a Badass Latino Politician

Tweet Image credit: Pat Dollard Not gonna lie, I hadn’t even heard of him until I began listening to Democracy Now this morning. But I bought his book this afternoon. Representative Luis Gutierrez is of Puerto Rican descent, and has proven himself a vocal supporter of social justice throughout his time in politics. Tweet
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Gloria Richardson, silenced no more, speaks on women and the 1963 March on Washington

Tweet“Fifty years ago this week, Martin Luther King Jr., John Lewis, A Philip Randolph, Bayard Rustin and other civil rights leaders spoke at the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom. But where were the female civil rights activists?” Amy Goodman asked and answered that question on this morning’s Democracy NOW! when she interviewed Gloria [...]
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