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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet And while we’re on the topic of inspired dance moves… 4th trimester bodies. I am not sex positive. The pilgrimage to the Toronto Film Festival. Qahera, a new Muslim Superhero. This video from the Fat Experience Project might break your heart. Hell yeah, Canada! What about gay grandparents? bell hooks was right. Dear Western Saviorists. Trans [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Autostraddle takes on misogyny within butch communities. Feminists aren’t the ones who think all men are rapists. Rapists are. An open letter to Eve Ensler. 17-year-old girl wins hackathon. Angela Davis and Lennox Hinds denounce the FBI for naming Assata Shakur a “Most Wanted Terrorist.” Why the hunt for Shakur matters. Cosponsor the Employment [...]
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Infographic: Workplace discrimination is wrong and bad for business

TweetIn light of today’s hearing on Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), it’s worth addressing the argument made by ENDA critics that protecting civil rights is just too gosh-darn expensive and will lead to all sorts of frivolous law suits. One, that’s a pretty indefensible argument, even if ENDA did cost money. Two, discriminating against people based on their sexuality [...]
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Kylar Broadus: First transgender person to testify before the Senate

TweetToday, Kylar Broadus made history by becoming the first openly transgender person to testify before the U.S. Senate. Broadus was speaking on behalf of  Employment Non-Discrimination Act (ENDA), which would prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. So, who is Kylar Broadus and why is he a proponent of ENDA? He’s the [...]
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Watch U.S. Senate Full Committee Hearing on ENDA live!

TweetAs I write, a Senate panel is holding the first hearing on the Employment Non-discrimination Act in nearly three years.  ENDA would  prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. I’ll give you an update on the hearing, but you can watch the hearing live and witness history being made, as the [...]
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