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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Who has the right to self-defense? On the decriminalization of condoms as evidence of prostitution in NYC, and why it really matters. Lupita Nyong’o is only the 9th black woman to be on the cover of Vogue. The Obama administration has no plans for leniency for unaccompanied migrant children. On Sally Ride: “To be first is [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Afghan Cycles- the first women to ride bikes in the country. Chronicling what it’s like to be hungry in America. Who is Black? What is Blackness? What works for (non-rich, non-white) women at work. On Hillary’s future: “women’s worth has never been assessed based on easily calculable, publicly available statistics, like innings pitched or [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetCompiled by Juliana and Alexandra We’re excited for this upcoming film about the life of Wilma Mankiller, the first modern woman chief of the Cherokee Nation. When talking about the gendered wage gap, why do we always phrase it as “women are paid less than men” rather than “men are paid more than women?” Colorlines has [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet bell hooks and Melissa Harris Perry sat down for a chit chat and it was amazing. Hollywood’s use of LGBT characters to make a point. Living up to a code of masculinity in the NFL. On behalf of women whose thighs touch. Fuck yeah tomboy flower girls: no tights, no dresses, no ruffles. Most of the sellers on Etsy [...]
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NFL adds “sexual orientation” to anti-discrimination language

TweetToo bad the NFL wasn’t super public about this change, but glad to see the news nonetheless. Amanda Terkel reports: The NFL has removed a hurdle for professional football players who may be thinking of coming out as gay, banning discrimination based on “sexual orientation.” The new language was quietly put into the 2011 collective [...]
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