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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

“In another community, your kid’s found outside looking for you because you’re in the bathtub, it’s ‘Oh, my God.’ In a poor community, it’s called endangering the welfare of your child.'” The New York Times on how CPS is using foster care to punish low-income women of color.

“In another community, your kid’s found outside looking for you because you’re in the bathtub, it’s ‘Oh, my God.’ In a poor community, it’s called endangering the welfare of your child.'” The New York Times on ...

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It’s Title IX’s 45th Birthday!

The days of forcing girls to take home economics, while boys take shop, are long gone.

But, in 2017, sexism is alive and well in classrooms all across the country.

The days of forcing girls to take home economics, while boys take shop, are long gone.

But, in 2017, sexism is alive and well in classrooms all across the country.

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

In America we’ve not left civil rights issues up to voters, and a federal appeals court recently ruled that issuing guidance on restroom use by transgender students is just what the Department of Education is supposed to do.”

In America we’ve not left civil rights issues up to voters, and a federal appeals court recently ruled that issuing guidance on restroom use by transgender students is just what the Department of Education is ...

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Muslim Teacher Fired for Mentioning Islam in Class

In case anyone was still wondering whether American Islamophobia is an emergency: Recently, a Muslim-American high school history teacher of Palestinian descent, Sireen Hashem, was fired from her job at Hunterdon Central High School in New Jersey after being banned from mentioning Islam in class.

In case anyone was still wondering whether American Islamophobia is an emergency: Recently, a Muslim-American high school history teacher of Palestinian descent, Sireen Hashem, was fired from her job at Hunterdon ...

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Men With Mustaches Outnumber Women Among Medical School Leaders

In a tongue-in-cheek study that nonetheless highlights a serious issue, researchers found that medical school department heads in the United States are more likely to have a mustache than to be a woman

In a tongue-in-cheek study that nonetheless highlights a serious issue, researchers found that medical school department heads in the United States are more likely to have a mustache than to be a woman

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Beyond the headscarf: The issues Muslim-American women actually care about

Ed. note: This article is by Sarah Harvard and was originally published at Bitch Magazine. Sarah is a journalist based in Washington, D.C focusing on national security, civil liberties, and Islam. 

Ed. note: This article is by Sarah Harvard and was originally published at Bitch Magazine. Sarah is a journalist based in Washington, D.C focusing on national security, civil liberties, and Islam. 

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