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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetHow you can fight and tweet against rape in the military  House Speaker John Boehner thinks LGBT Employment Protections Are ‘Unnecessary’. And they say Republicans are out of touch, bigoted and homophobic. And here’s a great example of why the gays are just fine without any protections whatsoever: Indiana hospital defies federal law and bars woman [...]
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Israel’s theocratic sex-ed problem

TweetIn an age of religious strife and division, it is truly heart-warming to how organized religions, regardless of their denomination, can share in the wonderful tradition of undermining science and education. As many know, the Christian religious right frequently rears its head to oppose teaching things like evolution, or the Age of Enlightenment, or how [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetIn case you are worried that little women can’t carry big men out of combat, here are some GIFs. Enter a short film in the Female Condoms Are_______ Film Contest and win a cash prize! Teenage Girl Blossoming Into Beautiful Object. Please, anti-choicers, let’s keep Lilly Potter out of this. Kiera Feldman looks at the [...]
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Birth control shots were forced on Ethiopian immigrants to Israel

TweetFive years after allegations were first levied, and over a month after the issue again attracted mainstream attention through the Israel Educational Television documentary “Vacuum,” the Israeli government has admitted that Ethiopian women were coerced into accepting long-acting birth control shots, likely Depo-Provera. Haaretz writes: …While the women were still in transit camps in Ethiopia [...]
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Israel punishes Palestinians for wanting a state

Tweethttp://youtu.be/gujySDqlVGA On Thursday, the United Nations general assembly voted to make Palestine a state. Of the 193-member assembly, 138 voted in favor, 41 abstained and nine–Israel, the US, Canada, the Czech Republic, the Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau and Panama– voted against it. With this historic vote, Palestine went from being a ”non-member observer entity” to a [...]
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