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Weekly Feminist Reader

TweetUrge the White House to recognize non-binary genders. Five-year-old girl names dinosaur… after herself. Why didn’t Abigail Fisher get into UT? Support the #NotBuyingIt app! Stop fat shaming Kim Kardashian. A response to Chloe’s piece on “bad” bodies and “bad” feminists. A Horace School alum speaks out about sexual abuse at the school (reported on [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet If you haven’t yet, go read @ClinicEscort‘s account of explaining the importance of abortion rights to an Amtrak-full of students heading home from Saturday’s “March for Uterine Conscription” (scroll down to January 26). The NYT on the BS lawsuits challenging religious groups’ responsibility to provide insurance that covers birth control under the new health [...]
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Erin Matson weighs in on eating disorders and pregnancy, kicks ass

TweetErin Matson, baller feminist advocate and organizer and former vice president of action for the National Organization for Women, is pregnant. BABY FEMINIST ON ITS WAY, wahooooooooo! Matson is also an eating disorder survivor. Being pregnant with a history of an eating disorder can make things… complicated, even for Matson, who has been completely recovered [...]
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80% of 10-year-old girls in the U.S. say they’ve been on a diet

TweetTell me there’s not something seriously fucking wrong with this fact. This is just one of many that have compelled Miss Representation, SPARK, Endangered Bodies and other organizations to host a 3-day long challenge to encourage the public to push women’s and girl’s magazines to take accountability for their direct impact on the epidemic of [...]
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Dangerously misinformed article on eating disorders posted on Muscle and Fitness website

Tweet*Trigger warning: I care a lot about the readers of this blog and I respectfully ask that you please do not read on if you are prone to be triggered around eating and health or body-related themes.* Feministing reader Ann wrote in this week to alert us to a very disturbing article posted on Muscle [...]
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