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Mother India

Pleasure in the Time of Nationalism

A version of this piece was first given as a talk at the St. Stephen’s College Gender Studies Cell in Delhi University North Campus, India. It’s written in the context of the ongoing Indian student movement for the right to dissent, which began as a protest of the arrest of several student activists from Jawaharlal Nehru University under a colonial-era sedition law for supposed “anti-national” activities. You can follow Feministing’s coverage of the movement here.

A version of this piece was first given as a talk at the St. Stephen’s College Gender Studies Cell in Delhi University North Campus, India. It’s written in the context of the ongoing Indian student movement for ...

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New Favorite Tumblr: Beyoncé Voters

Last week, Fox News host Jesse Watters accused Hillary Clinton of courting the “single ladies vote” with her response to the Hobby Lobby decision. According to Watters, these women–who make up a quarter of the electorate and broke for Obama by 76 percent last election–“depend on government because they’re not depending on their husbands. They need contraception, health care, and they love to talk about equal pay.”

Watters coined the term “Beyoncé voters” to refer to this birth control-using, equal pay-loving single lady voting bloc, and so of course a perfect Tumblr was born. I can’t wait to hear Watters’ response when us Beyoncé voters deliver another election. Until then, check out more images ...

Last week, Fox News host Jesse Watters accused Hillary Clinton of courting the “single ladies vote” with her response to the Hobby Lobby decision. According to Watters, these women–who make up a quarter of the electorate ...

What does Honduras’ election mean for women?

Honduras has been the topic of major controversy this past month after its presidential election was called out on allegations of fraud. So far, results indicate a victory for Juan Orlando Hernández over left-wing candidate Xiomara Castro, wife of formerly-ousted president Manuel Zelaya.

Honduras has been the topic of major controversy this past month after its presidential election was called out on allegations of fraud. So far, results indicate a victory for Juan Orlando Hernández over left-wing candidate Xiomara Castro, ...

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