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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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8 things you can do NOW for this domestic violence survivor in jail for shooting a wall to scare off her abuser

TweetIf there is any good that can come out of the tragedy of Trayvon Martin’s death and the miscarriage of justice in George Zimmerman’s acquittal, it’s the raised awareness about other injustices.  On Friday, speaking at the National Urban League convention in Philadelphia Martin’s mother, Sybrina Fulton, said: “My message to you is: Please use [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Here’s the full transcript of Obama’s Friday remarks on Trayvon Martin. Martin’s parents released a statement in response to the President’s speech. Putting casual racism on trial. The Crunk Feminist Collective: “Processing our anger for Trayvon Martin the Black feminist way.” Challenging racism in POC communities. “As someone who could be George Zimmerman, I [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetIn January and February 2013, NYT reporters quoted 3.4 times as many male sources as female sources. CU Boulder now under federal investigation for violating Title IX. Unemployment and its symptoms. Video shows ten men cheering while they gang-rape a 13-year-old girl. I don’t understand book trailers, but… Atwood. Single moms and extracurricular fundraising. Mothers [...]
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CeCe McDonald vs. Pussy Riot: Political Imprisonment and Perspective

Tweet 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 [...]
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