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We need to give Title IX teeth.

And how will the Department of Ed hold colleges accountable?

Coming face to face with racism in our friends, families, and ourselves.

Whitney Lee, a transg woman incarcerated in Ohio, is fighting for medical accsss.

We need to give Title IX teeth.

And how will the Department of Ed hold colleges accountable?

Coming face to face with racism in our friends, families, and ourselves.

Whitney Lee, a transg woman ...

Bill DeBlasio’s inter-racial family is racist!

[this is satire, fyi. But the comments from Bloomberg are, sadly, genuine.]

What’s wrong with this picture above? A lot…

If mayoral candidate Bill DeBlasio weren’t racist, he would do the right thing and never appear publicly with his black wife and/ or their two bi-racial children. This is the logic of current mayor, stop and frisk defender and well-known anti-racist champion Mike Bloomberg. During an interview with New York Magazine, Bloomie said that DeBlasio is running a “class warfare”-based and “racist” campaign, by “making an appeal using his family to gain support. I think it’s pretty obvious to anyone watching what he’s been doing.”

Bloomberg is totally right. It is pretty obvious that DeBlasio is using his family for ...

[this is satire, fyi. But the comments from Bloomberg are, sadly, genuine.]

What’s wrong with this picture above? A lot…

If mayoral candidate Bill DeBlasio weren’t racist, he would do the right thing and never appear publicly with ...

Not Oprah’s Book Club: This is How You Lose Her


Ed. note: This post is part of the second round of the Feministing “So You Think You Can Blog” contributor contest (background here). Stay tuned all week as our six finalists take turns turns covering the blog and giving us a sense of their personal contributor style. The winner of the contest and newest member of the Feministing team will be announced next week!

One of my closest friends—let’s call him Sal—worries about how the angry Reddit dudes are doing. Nonstop aggression, violation, transphobia, misogyny, and rape apologism are problematic, he explained to me on a search for the perfect afternoon snack, but they grow out of the loneliness of the ...

Ed. note: This post is part of the second round of the Feministing “So You Think You Can Blog” contributor contest (background here). Stay tuned all week as our six finalists take turns turns covering ...