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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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Happy International Day of the Girl!

TweetI thought I couldn’t love this song any more but apparently that’s only because I hadn’t yet see it paired with images of adorable girls from around the world. The theme of this second annual UN International Day of the Girl is education. The UN notes, The fulfilment of girls’ right to education is first and foremost [...]
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Three women working towards equality win the Nobel Peace Prize

Tweet Pics via NYT. Left to right: Leymah Gbowee, pic by Chester Higgins Jr./The New York Times; Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, pic by Jim Watson/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images; Tawakul Karman, pic by Ahmed Jadallah/Reuters This is pretty friggin’ awesome: Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, her compatriot and “peace warrior” Leymah Gbowee and Yemen’s Arab Spring [...]
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