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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet What the tech industry has to do with the future of health. We still don’t have a good way of talking about pursuing friendship. The dangerous transphobia of Roald Dahl’s Matilda. “When I fully burned off the anxiety inherited from my mother’s unlived life.” How the rise of men’s rights activists are hurting women and [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetAmazing and moving photos of the amazing and moving lesbian relationship behind today’s DOMA Supreme Court Case. Boston College is threatening to take disciplinary action against students who distribute condoms. “How Getting Rid Of The Defense Of Marriage Act Will Boost The Economy” Activists in New York City staged a flash mob inside a pharmacy [...]
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A translation of the Supreme Court’s arguments against marriage equality

TweetThe Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments on California’s Prop 8, the law banning same-sex marriage in California. Because legalese is hard to understand, I’ve translated some of the arguments made against marriage equality, and one of the arguments made for it, from yesterday’s hearing. 1. Justice Samuel Alito kvetched to the Solicitor General Donald [...]
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Hillary Clinton supports same-sex marriage

TweetDuh. But awesome. She’s right–America is at its best when we champion the freedom and dignity of every human being. It is not surprising but important and necessary that Democratic politicians continue to come out in support of same-sex marriage. It’s going to take a global movement to ensure all people regardless of sexuality can [...]
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Republican Senator Rob Portman changes his mind on marriage equality because of his gay son

TweetIn a moving tribute to his son Will, who is gay, Ohio Sen. Rob Portman announced his support of marriage equality. The celebrated conservative senator, once on the short list to become Mitt Romney’s running mate in 2012, writes in a column published today in The Columbus Dispatch: I have come to believe that if [...]
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