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Worried about Superbowl sexism this Sunday? There’s an app for that.

TweetYou guys… you probably don’t know this about me but I like football. When I say like, I mean love. When I say love, I mean looovvvee. Tweet
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet Dear Chancellor Folt: A Native American student letter. Compare the NYT Mag‘s Hillary Clinton cover to their cover images for male politicians. Lori Adorable reviews Remedy. This video about women in the arts is kinda cool, but also ignores that creative things happen outside of the “art world.” Did Justin Bieber set white people [...]
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It’s time for black men to stop building culture around the destruction of black women

Tweet Yesterday, I watched my friends Marc Lamont Hill and Brittney Cooper do this HuffPost Live segment entitled “Do ‘Hood Sites’ Normalize Black Stereotypes?” The conversation was mostly about the infamous WorldStarHipHop.com and their penchant for posting videos of black youth engaged in violence toward one another. These videos generate thousands upon thousands of hits, are [...]
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The Feministing Five: Samantha Geimer

Tweet“Mostly, I just wanted you to know that you are not alone.” So writes Samantha Geimer to the Steubenville “Jane Doe” in the concluding pages of her book, The Girl: A Life in the Shadow of Roman Polanski. Geimer continues, “As this fades away to a memory of longer and longer ago, you are not alone. We [...]
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White hats off: Feministing writers deconstruct the Scandal rape scene

Tweet Ed. note: Last week’s episode of Scandal, ”Everything’s Coming Up Mellie,” has gotten a lot of attention for its depiction of a rape involving  Mellie Grant and her father in law, Big Jerry. The Feministing crew had a lot of thoughts on the rape scene itself as well as some of the larger issues it raises around depictions [...]
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