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Weekly Feminist Reader

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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Nothing says “pro-life” like an assault rifle

TweetDo you think a fertilized egg is a human? Are you convinced abortion is murder? Support the righteous souls defending human dignity and the preciousness of life by purchasing an assault rifle. Personhood Ohio needs some extra cash for a mass mailing to promote (you guessed it) a personhood amendment on the Ohio ballot, but [...]
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Map of the Day: Fewer waiting periods for guns than for abortions

TweetIn many states, it takes longer to get a abortion than to get a gun. Via the Huffington Post: It’s worth noting that, too, that waiting periods don’t actually change people’s minds about getting an abortion, but do cause unwarranted financial and emotional stress. Waiting periods for guns, on the other hand, have been linked to [...]
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