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Quote of the day: “These arguments are not those of serious people.”

Today’s quote of the day goes to US district judge John Heyburn, who offered a disdainful rebuke of marriage equality opponents’ “arguments” as he ruled that Kentucky’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional:

Today’s quote of the day goes to US district judge John Heyburn, who offered a disdainful rebuke of marriage equality opponents’ “arguments” as he ruled that Kentucky’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional:

Weekly Feminist Reader

Remembering Freedom Summer.

A woman died in jail while serving a sentence for her kids’ unpaid school fines.

Native victims in Alaskan rural communities lack access to domestic violence shelters.

Hillary Clinton’s perspective on same-sex marriage has shifted, as it has for many Americans.

“Telling girls to ‘cover up’ just as puberty hits teaches them that their bodies are inappropriate, dangerous, violable, subject to constant scrutiny and judgment, including by the adults they trust.”

Remembering Freedom Summer.

A woman died in jail while serving a sentence for her kids’ unpaid school fines.

Native victims in Alaskan rural communities lack access to domestic violence shelters.

Hillary Clinton’s ...

Pennsylvania becomes 19th state where same-sex marriage is now legal

In a ruling last night, U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III struck down Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriages — and joined the ranks of peers in other states, like Idaho and Oregon, who have expertly defended the constitutional right of all people to marry. 

In a ruling last night, U.S. District Judge John E. Jones III struck down Pennsylvania’s ban on same-sex marriages — and joined the ranks of peers in other states, like Idaho and Oregon, who ...

An illustrated guide to judge’s takedown of Idaho’s same-sex marriage ban

Chief Magistrate Judge Candy Wagahoff Dale of Idaho has ruled that that state’s ban on same-sex marriages is unconstitutional. This is obviously great news for the citizens of the Gem State, including the four couples who sued the state and are “entitled to extraordinary remedies because of their extraordinary injuries,” according to Dale. And that’s not all she has to say on the matter.

Dale’s responses to the asinine arguments of Idaho state officials supporting the ban were so golden they needed to be illustrated with memes:

Chief Magistrate Judge Candy Wagahoff Dale of Idaho has ruled that that state’s ban on same-sex marriages is unconstitutional. This is obviously great news for the citizens of the Gem State, including the four couples ...

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Next Tuesday, activists will gather before the Supreme Court as it takes up two challenges to the contraception coverage mandate and decides whether your birth control is your boss’s business. The day before, join us and repro health advocates for a digital Google Hangout rally!

In the meantime: Are you ready for Hobby Lobby?

“Are my pants lowering your test scores?”

Monica Jones on Chris Hayes.

My big gay (il)legal wedding.

Interview with a single mom, by her daughter.

More thoughts on the dearth of average-looking female “sex symbols”?

The Root‘s list of the keepers of black women’s history.

Fight abortion stigma.

Next Tuesday, activists will gather before the Supreme Court as it takes up two challenges to the contraception coverage mandate and decides whether your birth control is your boss’s business. The day before, join us and ...

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage has been ruled unconstitutional.

“The biggest flaw in current anti-poverty policies is that they don’t take into account the increasing role that fathers play in children’s lives.”

Perpetrators of sexual violence will no longer be issued visas to visit the United States.

The West Virginia chemical spill is a reproductive justice issue.

UC-Berkeley faces a new Title IX complaint.

UConn, meanwhile, ignored sexual harassment claims against a music professor.

Texas’ ban on same-sex marriage has been ruled unconstitutional.

“The biggest flaw in current anti-poverty policies is that they don’t take into account the increasing role that fathers play in children’s lives.”

Perpetrators of sexual ...

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