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Some mainstream media recognition for Renisha.

Surviving in Numbers: “the silence is the worst part.”

Sarah Palin and the right’s obsession with slavery.

This data on abortion didn’t come from studies…. it came from polls.

Loving these sister portraits.

“It’s easier to be a ‘slut’ than a virgin.”

The Daily Show asks Is it Racist?

And how about how racist is France?

Increasing diversity in Silicon Valley.

Scandal is causing a stir, but these thoughts on the show are worth the read.

2016:

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

By Katie and Juliana

New report illustrates obstacles for Trans immigrants

Guilt, booze and teenage rape

More than half of female doctors in Australia sexually harassed by patients

Meet the Members of Congress who think they deserve to be paid during the government shutdown. 

Fox News thinks all Latin@s eat tacos. 

Michelle Rodriguez talks about her career, the world talks about her sexuality. Latino Rebels talks about her ambition and her focus on female empowerment.

If you’re not reading the Pervocracy’s Cosmocking series (in which they make fun of the sexism and poor dating advice the magazine provides) start now.

This video of Senator Elizabeth Warren’s speech against the government shutdown gave me goosebumps.

Are we

By Katie and Juliana

New report illustrates obstacles for Trans immigrants

Guilt, booze and teenage rape

More than half of female doctors in Australia sexually harassed by patients

Meet the Members of Congress ...

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

 

Shameless plug: my documentary “Commie Camp” (and I) will be in the Bay Area at The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, where my movie is having its West Coast premiere at the Grand Lake Theater in Oakland On Sunday August 11th. Come and say hi. (Trailer above)
Wow. I don’t even know what to say about this. The widow of one of the 19 Arizona firefighters killed battling a wildfire on June 30 is being denied salary and health benefits due to her.

Shockingly Retailers And Designers Continue To Ignore  Women  who are bigger than a size 10.

Women are being killed and amputated because of illegal buttocks injections. 

Apparently a 14-year-old girl who ...

 

Shameless plug: my documentary “Commie Camp” (and I) will be in the Bay Area at The San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, where my movie is having its West Coast premiere at the Grand Lake Theater ...

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The conservative paper Investors’ Business Daily stays classy by featuring  lynching in an anti-Sharpton Cartoon.

In a heart-warming vomit-inducing story gun advocates are raising money to buy a new gun for… wait for it… George Zimmerman.

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has said he will sign the #motorcyclevagina bill. So, in response, YOU should sign this petition.

Painful sex is a thing and it’s not that uncommon.

Harvey Fierstein’s NYT op-ed on Russia’s homophobic policies.

Woot! Federal judge blocks North Dakota bill that would have banned abortion at 6 weeks and would have been the most restrictive law on abortion in the country.

Woot #2! Elizabeth Warren questions “Stand Your Ground” laws.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The conservative paper Investors’ Business Daily stays classy by featuring  lynching in an anti-Sharpton Cartoon.

In a heart-warming vomit-inducing story gun advocates are raising money to buy a new gun for… wait for it… George Zimmerman.

North ...

EMILY’s List Celebrates 2012 Milestones

I was honored to attend the EMILY’s List 2nd Inaugural Brunch over the weekend to not only celebrate the re-election of President Obama, but also the historic victories for women this election cycle.  Thanks to EMILY’s list, during the 2011- 2012 election cycle, we “elect[ed] a historic number of candidates – the only pro-choice Democratic woman governor in the country, 19 new women to the House, six Senate incumbents, and three new Senators – all the first women to represent their states in the Senate. And this cycle, women we’ve helped elect include the first Hindu and first female combat veterans to serve in the House, the first openly gay Senator, and the first Asian American woman ...

I was honored to attend the EMILY’s List 2nd Inaugural Brunch over the weekend to not only celebrate the re-election of President Obama, but also the historic victories for women this election cycle.  Thanks ...

What We Missed

Amanda Marcotte recounts an evening of feminist writing, and the sort of vitriol we put up with doing this work.

A same-sex spouse was excluded from a military spouse group despite DADT repeal.

Elizabeth Warren was appointed to the Banking committee, as well as Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP), which is a BFD.

The Senate finally dedicated some time to thinking about the school-to-prison pipeline.

In 2012 “absurd comments about rape almost became the equivalent of political suicide.”

Jill Filipovic on the Good Men Project and their recent e-fight.

Infographics explain how opinion trends on same-sex marriage vary regionally.

From Editor Emeritus Ann Friedman: “To succeed, [Hillary Clinton] needs to be liked, but to be liked, she needs to temper her ...

Amanda Marcotte recounts an evening of feminist writing, and the sort of vitriol we put up with doing this work.

A same-sex spouse was excluded from a military spouse group despite DADT repeal.

Elizabeth Warren was appointed to ...

Senator Scott Brown’s staffers mock Elizabeth Warren with racist chant

How charming! Senator Scott Brown’s staffers were caught on tape chanting Indian War whoops with some tomahawk chops for good measure.  The racist chant is apparently intended to mock Elizabeth Warren for her Native American roots.  WCVB news in Boston confirmed that Deputy Chief of Staff Greg Casey and Constituent Service Counsel Jack Richard, State Director Jerry McDermott, special assistant Jennifer Franks and GOP operative Brad Garrett are pictured in the video.

The controversy over Warren’s Native American roots has always been silly.  Warren is originally from the state of Oklahoma where either you have verifiable Native American roots or you grow up hearing about how you have Native American roots.  The truth is that it’s hard to prove either ...

How charming! Senator Scott Brown’s staffers were caught on tape chanting Indian War whoops with some tomahawk chops for good measure.  The racist chant is apparently intended to mock Elizabeth Warren for her Native American roots. ...

Open letter to Elizabeth Warren on a prisoner’s right to medical transition

Dear Elizabeth Warren,

It’s been a long time since I’ve been as excited about a political candidate as I am about you. You speak truth about income inequality in a way that is clear, honest, and heartfelt. At this point it scares me to trust a politician, but I believe you will do good work. I wish I was still a Massachusetts voter (born and raised in Boston) so I could cast my vote for you. Which is why I was so disapointed to read your recent comment that Michelle Kosilek, who is serving a life sentence for murdering her wife, should not be granted access to sex reassignment surgery. And it’s also why I’m writing to you. I believe ...

Dear Elizabeth Warren,

It’s been a long time since I’ve been as excited about a political candidate as I am about you. You speak truth about income inequality in a way that is clear, honest, and heartfelt. At ...

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