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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Women and unions at the 50th anniversary of the Equal Pay Act. Silence is a woman. The Lambda Literary Award winners have been announced. A high school valedictorian called out her school on its discrimination against Native Americans. A lot of people wrote a lot of things about the FLOTUS heckler conflict. Sontag is [...]
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How to deal with rude people and command respect starring FLOTUS in GIFs

Tweet So by now you’ve heard that First Lady Michelle Obama has a somewhat different strategy for dealing with hecklers than President Obama. This week at a DNC fundraiser in D.C., Ellen Sturtz of GetEqual interrupted the First Lady’s speech yelling out demands for the president to keep his promise and sign an executive order [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetAir Force brochure on sexual violence tells victims to “submit” (and tells rapists… nothing). More women are getting cosmetic surgery on their arms, and the trend is attributed to the FLOTUS. “As uncomfortable as it is for some parents to imagine their teenage children as sexual beings, that discomfort is no excuse for denying all [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetAn epidemic of female suicide is sweeping Afghanistan. Hunter “Most Hated Man on the Internet” Moore is being sued for his “revenge porn” site. The Steubenville rapists’ super predictable defense? “She wanted it.” Jessica on why Zerlina’s stance against rape as natural and inevitable is so important. After you’ve read that, thank Zerlina for her [...]
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5 reasons why Michelle Obama would make a better president than Mitt Romney

Tweet Wow. If you saw Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention last night, you’re probably one of many still shaking their heads in awe. Despite several outstanding speeches (Nancy Keenan, Julian Castro and Gov. Deval Patrick FTW), Michelle’s has been overwhelmingly marked as the best speech of the night — and arguably the [...]
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