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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Afghan Cycles- the first women to ride bikes in the country. Chronicling what it’s like to be hungry in America. Who is Black? What is Blackness? What works for (non-rich, non-white) women at work. On Hillary’s future: “women’s worth has never been assessed based on easily calculable, publicly available statistics, like innings pitched or [...]
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The Feministing Guide to Surviving the Holidays

TweetThe holidays are a glorious time of shiny baubles and delicious food and sepia memories — unless, of course, your life is even a tiny bit complicated, in which case there’s a 97% chance that the mere idea of the next month of celebrations makes you want never, ever to get out of bed. Some [...]
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Indian-American who has suffered from bulimia crowned Miss America; reactions are predictably terrible

Tweet On Friday Chloe asked if we should do away with beauty pageants. She argued that pageants are a kind of “low-hanging fruit” of feminism, part of a much larger problem relating to how we think about what it means to be a “good” woman. Now that the pageant is over and Miss America has been [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet Think Progress has compiled the seven most sexist gun ads. Today is the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act. Why haven’t we closed the gap? The 10 best male rappers–written up as though they were female. The false paradox: freedom of expression and sexist hate speech. An illustrated guide to street harassment. Sesame Street [...]
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Guest post: My old friend Ana

Tweet**Trigger warning** This is a guest post from an anonymous Feministing reader. You could say I’m a words person. Communications, in all forms, is what I’m good at, it’s what I gravitate towards. I’ll do the crossword puzzle over the Sudoku. Words to me are pieces to play with, tell stories with, pitch clients with. [...]
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