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Melissa Harris-Perry discusses single mothers, gun violence, and Obama’s “daddy issues”

TweetI don’t know if y’all heard Melissa Harris-Perry’s critique of President Obama’s speech on gun violence in Chicago last Friday. Watch it: Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy This. All of this. No, seriously…MHP effectively deconstructs this false narrative of personal responsiblity and marriage as the balm to all [...]
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Amelia Earhart prenup from the 1930′s lays out a pretty darn modern vision of marriage

Tweet   Wondering what a feminist icon living in the earlier half of the 1900′s thought about love and marriage? Look no further than the document above, a letter from Earhart to her future husband George Putnam. You’ll remember Earhart became famous as the first female aviator to fly a solo transatlantic flight, redefining expectations [...]
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Young, feminist, and… married!

TweetEd. 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 member [...]
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Infographic: marriage equality is officially mainstream

TweetCenter for American Progress has issued a report which looks at polls and demonstrates that the majority of the country supports marriage equality. Crosby Burns and Ben Harris write, In short, marriage equality is now a mainstream American value. Just a decade ago, however, a majority of Americans opposed laws and policies that extended marital rights [...]
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Watch Scout, who is transgender, propose at the White House

TweetHere’s a video to make you cry (happy tears!). This past weekend, the White House held an LGBT Pride reception. Dr. Scout, who is the director of Network for LGBT Health Equity at The Fenway Institute and is transgender, had been planning for this party for a year. In the middle of Cross Hall, in [...]
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