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Women to the GOP: Get it the f*ck together on immigration reform

TweetPhoto credit: AP/ Eric Risberg Last year, we saw a huge push nationwide to get comprehensive immigration reform passed. After months of speeches from Obama, rally after rally, blog post after blog post, the bill got as far as the Senate, and then… We haven’t heard much since from the House. Tweet
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Tweet Can we address the systems that allow racism to thrive? Painting Wendy Davis as a bad mother in the midst of her campaign for Texas Governor is bullshit and sexist. “What they’re really about has nothing to do with abortion or the health of anyone; it has to do with controlling women.” Catherine Samba-Panza is [...]
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Birth control isn’t just about sex — but it’s also about sex

TweetAs Maya posted about yesterday, Mike Huckabee, the former governor of Arkansas and 2008 wannabe GOP-nominee, has sparked a justifiable fire storm with his comments about contraceptives at the Republican National Convention. Huckabee said: If the Democrats want to insult the women of America by making them believe that they are helpless without Uncle Sugar [...]
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Tweet Traveling while black. Body as a second language: navigating queer girl culture on the autism spectrum. “I think I’m speaking for a bunch of girls when I say that the idea that feminism is completely natural and shouldn’t even be something that people find mildly surprising.” Tavi Gevinson interviews Lorde over at Rookie. After a [...]
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Conservative media’s greatest misogynist hits of 2013: Feminism is a sexual perversion that causes statutory rape and more

Tweet This year’s greatest misogynist hits from conservative media included gems like, ”You shut up. Know your role and shut your mouth,” the timeless assertion that feminism is “turning women into sexualized freaks,” and the classic claim that the victim was “manhandled” during “the so-called Steubenville Rape.” But there are so many more! Check them out [...]
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