Tag Archives: Lena Dunham

Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet On deromanticizing the Civil Rights Movement with Gwendolyn Zoharah Simmons, Lucas Johnson and Krista Tippett. And really fucked up ways to honor Reverend King. A language immersion day-care on Pine Ridge Reservation has helped to keep the Lakota language alive. Elizabeth Hasselbeck asks if the rise of feminism is a threat to national security. A [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet A tragic account of second-wave feminist infighting. “The talkativeness of women has been gauged in comparison not with men but with silence.” Four burning questions for Dean Spade. Kendra James takes on Suzy Lee Weiss, Abigail Fischer, et al. at Racialicious. Appalachian State University wants to protect its brand; student- and professor-activists want to [...]
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Why I’m not looking for the missing Black folks on HBO’s “Girls”

TweetBefore I start: I did not see any of the second season yet, so NO SPOILERS! Anyway…Almost everybody loves HBO’s Girls–even black girls like me who don’t have a TV and have to make arrangements to go watch it at someone else’s place (hence the reason I haven’t seen season 2). I say “almost” because [...]
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The Best and Worst of the Golden Globes

TweetLast night everyone in the world (read: everyone I follow on Twitter) watched the Golden Globes, which promised to be an important event for women in entertainment with Amy Poehler and Tina Fey hosting and a bunch of talented ladies nominated. In case you had better things to do than watch (read a book, take [...]
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Lena Dunham, Lesley Gore tell Mitt Romney “You Don’t Own Me”

TweetLesley Gore, of “It’s My Party” fame, is letting us know that the GOP is most definitely not her party. Sarah Sophie Flicker, Tavi Gevinson, Maximilla Lukacs, Tennessee Thomas, Leith Clark, Alexa Chung, Karen Elson, and Erika Spring, produced a PSA in which they, along with Tracee Ellis Ross, Lena Dunham, Miranda July, Rachel Antonoff and more lip [...]
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