Tag Archives: Military

The Feministing Five: ManSee Kong

Tweet Just last week, family members joined community advocates to rename Elizabeth Street in New York’s Chinatown “Private Danny Chen Way.” As you’ll remember Danny Chen was so horribly hazed through racial epithets from his fellow soldiers that he took his own life in the fall of 2011. His hometown of NYC Chinatown continues to search [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet We need to give Title IX teeth. And how will the Department of Ed hold colleges accountable? Coming face to face with racism in our friends, families, and ourselves. Whitney Lee, a transg woman incarcerated in Ohio, is fighting for medical accsss. Tweet
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Sex education in Mississippi is abysmal. In Texas, the return of the back-alley abortion. The three men convicted in the gang rape of the Mumbai photojournalist have been sentenced to death. Where are the stories about female war veterans? Young black musicians changing the face of classical music. Tweet
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Quick hit: Meet the first three women Marines to graduate from infantry training

TweetWhen it was announced earlier this year that the US military would be opening up to women combat positions that had previously been off-limits for them, I heard the same skeptical, sometimes sexism-veiling refrain over and over again: I’m fine with women doing these jobs, as long as they can pass the same physical tests [...]
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Serving while transgender

Tweet A new reality series looks at the reality faced by the transgender people who serve in the very military which officially bans them. Tweet
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