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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetTeaching about Ferguson. Chloe asks: Where are Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s women guests? College guys are worried caring about rape will ruin their sex lives. Backlash Book Club on the GOP. Want to join the Know Your IX team?   Tweet
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Quote of the Day: To reach female voters, GOP needs to “bring it down to a woman’s level”

TweetAt a recent panel put on by the Republican Study Committee, the House’s conservative caucus, conservative women discussed how the GOP can improve their messaging to female voters. Here’s the advice North Carolina Rep. Renee Ellmers offered: Men do tend to talk about things on a much higher level. Many of my male colleagues, when they [...]
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Texas GOP endorses harmful ex-gay conversion therapy

TweetI guess we shouldn’t be surprised that a party which is opposed to science and so in favor of legislating (so-called) morality is promoting ex-gay conversion therapy, also known as “reparative therapy.” This weekend, 7,000 delegates at the Texas GOP Convention at the Forth Worth Convention Center ratified a platform which recognized the “legitimacy and value of [...]
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Breitbart News ad features sexist image of Nancy Pelosi as Miley Cyrus

TweetThis has got to be a new low, even for the conservative media. Breitbart News launched its California political coverage today with an ad campaign featuring some street art-style images, including this one of Nancy Pelosi in a Miley Cyrus-esque pose, as well as a confusing one about about Silicon Valley Girls starring Mark Zuckerburg with topless breasts (seriously, [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet New campaign works to humanize horrifying reproductive rights statistics. On Tuesday, activists will gather before the Supreme Court as it takes up two challenges to the contraception coverage mandate and decides whether your birth control is your boss’s business. Tomorrow, join us and repro health advocates for a digital Google Hangout rally! “Birth control is [...]
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