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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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Tweet You go, Ellen Page. The Michael Dunn trial will expose disturbing (and sadly unsurprising) truth about America. “Valentine’s Day is a holiday based on fears…can technology make long-term monogamy any easier?” From Emmett Till to Jordan Davis: why is standing out still a death sentence for black kids in America? What role do pharmacists [...]
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Tweet “Marriage was a marker of historically anti-gay and anti-feminist normalcy“. Ann Friedman on believing Dylan Farrow, and why who you believe depends on which story you recognize. On the role of bystander intervention in preventing sexual assaults. Why the absence of biracial representation in the media matters. 10 Years after Dove’s “Campaign for Real [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet“The games have always been a little gay.” First queer arrests in Sochi. Trans and sex workers rights activist Monica Jones targeted by police, arrested for protesting. Janet Mock is on the cover of MetroWeekly. Check out Feministing staff’s activism in Policy Mic’s list of 23 feminist digital campaigns. “Bill Cosby has done great things [...]
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Chart of the Day: Women in the Olympics

TweetIn previous years we’ve covered why the Olympics aren’t exactly a feminist institution, even though the competitions show up some pretty bad ass ladies. I had no idea, though, that the games — and particularly the Winter Olympics — were so resistant to including women for such a goddamn long time. After the jump, check [...]
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