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Tweet Is gay pride just for white people? “Meanwhile, us Nigerian and Black women are speaking to our collective anger and frustration because of a global society that deems our bodies and lives disposable and irrelevant.” Meet Esther Mbabazi, Rwanda’s first female pilot. Latinas within the Obama presidency. On being a “bad feminist“. Tweet
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Misogynistic gun extremists are harassing women speaking out for gun reforms

TweetMother Jones has an important and disturbing piece about how gun extremists are harassing women speaking out for gun reforms. Ever since the Sandy Hook massacre, a small but vocal faction of the gun rights movement has been targeting women who speak up on the issue—whether to propose tighter regulations, educate about the dangers to children, [...]
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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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Ted Cruz & friends say Stand your Ground Laws benefit black people

Tweet So many black people are arrested everyday. They obviously benefit more from Stand Your Ground laws right? Just when I think Senator Ted Cruz can’t give me any more reasons to slap my forehead, he does. In this week’s episode of Ted fuckery, Cruz insists that Stand Your Ground Laws benefit African Americans. He [...]
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Chilling new ‘Stand Your Ground’ PSA reenacts the night Trayvon was killed

TweetThe Coalition to Stop Gun Violence has a new ad opposing so-called ‘Stand Your Ground’ laws that exist in 26 states.  The ad reenacts the night that Trayvon Martin was shot and killed by George Zimmerman.  But for Zimmerman’s actions, Trayvon would be alive and laws like ‘Stand Your Ground’ give people the right to [...]
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