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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet More reasons to love Beyonce. On January 1st, gay youth will now be allowed to be boy scouts, but can we really call it progress? #RealTalk on sex work: “Sex-positive feminists might party all night with the ‘sluts,’ but some folks couldn’t abide the ‘whores’ from the other side of privilege town.” On race, skin color, self-acceptance, [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Queen Bey has spoken. This holiday season, help Just Detention International remind sexual assault survivors that they’re not alone. There have been 26 school shootings — yes, 26, — since Sandy Hook. A tenured professor in Colorado was forced to retire after giving a lecture on prostitution. Beyond Eve Ensler: What should organizing against [...]
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Seriously, Let Michelle Obama (and black women in general) live

TweetPresident Obama was caught smiling at the memorial service for Nelson Mandela. Apparently, this is cause for outrage. Impeach him! But wait, there’s more. First Lady Michelle Obama was *so* mad at him for… smiling. I think. I’m not entirely sure what the fuss is about. I guess people really don’t like the idea of [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet “Young Lakota”: A look into South Dakota’s anti-abortion battle. “Where my (STEM) ladies at?” Brittany Cooper on Michelle Obama and why white feminists need to lean back. Five things you may not know about child marriage. Tweet
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How to be a feminist, according to Politico

Tweet What’s your personal feminist nightmare? The Handmaid’s Tale? A meeting of the Texas GOP, circa 2013? According to Politico’s Friday cover (which we won’t link to and satisfy their troll-baiting thirst), the true “feminist nightmare” is Michelle Obama. Yes. That Michelle Obama. Rather than focus on actual feminist critiques of the First Lady, Politico [...]
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