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Weekly Feminist Reader

TweetThree teens have been arrested for raping Audrie Potts, who killed herself in September. Check back in for more on Potts tomorrow from Maya. Janet Mock is the Racialicious Crush of the Week! “Girls — and later women — decide not to run for office because they don’t want to be unlikeable, not because they [...]
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Margaret Thatcher: The anti-feminist

Tweet As Amy posted earlier today, Margaret Thatcher has died. She was Britain’s first and only woman Prime Minister, crashing the ancient iron gates of patriarchal politics. Though her actions can be seen as a feminist victory, she herself was not a feminist.  She once said, “The battle for women’s rights has largely been won. The days [...]
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Breaking: Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s first female prime minister, passes away

Tweet Baroness Margaret Thatcher, the original “Iron Lady,” died of a stroke Monday. She was 87 years old. Thatcher, a staunch conservative, made history as the first female prime minister of Britain, elected to the position in 1975 after famously stating, while serving as education secretary: ”I don’t think there will be a woman prime minister [...]
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