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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet bell hooks and Melissa Harris Perry sat down for a chit chat and it was amazing. Hollywood’s use of LGBT characters to make a point. Living up to a code of masculinity in the NFL. On behalf of women whose thighs touch. Fuck yeah tomboy flower girls: no tights, no dresses, no ruffles. Most of the sellers on Etsy [...]
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Quote of the Day: Malala calls out President Obama on drone strikes

Tweet Though she didn’t win the Nobel Peace prize, Malala Yousafzai did get a meeting with the Obamas last week, and she didn’t shy away from criticizing US drone policy. She recalled, “I thanked President Obama for the United States’ work in supporting education in Pakistan and Afghanistan and for Syrian refugees. I also expressed [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet   Disney undermines a heroine in 4 steps. Edie Windsor, patron saint of modern love. “By August, all they could talk about was Tinder.” Malala wants to be Prime Minister. Ohio’s new abortion restrictions cross the line of legality. The hidden war against gay teens. The government shutdown will hurt survivors of domestic violence. [...]
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Happy International Day of the Girl!

TweetI thought I couldn’t love this song any more but apparently that’s only because I hadn’t yet see it paired with images of adorable girls from around the world. The theme of this second annual UN International Day of the Girl is education. The UN notes, The fulfilment of girls’ right to education is first and foremost [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetBy Katie and Veronica I mean, we already knew this, but it’s official: Transgender Equality Movement Will “Dismantle” Civilization, according to an op-ed in the Washington Times.  Why Marissa Alexander‘s supporters are petitioning for release and not a new trial. Pakistani Taliban say Malala has done ‘nothing’ to earn human rights prize. I’m pretty sure that’s [...]
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