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Orange is the New Black‘s accurate portrayal of men in a story about women

Tweet A few weeks ago over at The Atlantic, Noah Berlatsky wrote about what he sees as “Orange is the New Black‘s Irresponsible Portrayal of Men.” Very early in the essay he admits “This may seem like a silly complaint,” because it is. But he continues anyway because… I’m not entirely sure. Oh, wait. He [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetJustice Now’s Orange is the New Black privilege bingo! What does a movement against gendered violence look like without carceral feminism? The Adventures of Mansplainer. And mansplaining, explained: Jessica interviews Rebecca Solnit. Don’t forget to register for the 2014 WAM!NYC Conference to hear Janet Mock, our own Zerlina, and more awesome feminists. Lan Pham responds [...]
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TweetLaverne Cox >>>>>>> Justin Bieber. Speaking of which: the trailer for “Orange is the New Black,” Season 2, is out. Sexual harassment of unpaid interns is no longer legal in New York. Judge throws out B. Scott’s discrimination lawsuit against BET. Florida man was kicked out of his rec basketball league after singing about his [...]
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Thank you Thursdays: Laverne Cox talks gender justice in new interview

TweetOrange Is the New Black actress Laverne Cox has a fabulous interview over at The Nation that’s really worth checking out, and it made me think of how thankful I am for her current presence in the spotlight. She tackles several issues, but I really love what she has to say on gender justice: Rather [...]
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“Piper was my Trojan Horse”

TweetNetflix original series “Orange is the New Black” has garnered a great deal of attention, much of it having to do with the portrayal of women of color and the prison industrial complex. But the main character is Piper Chapman, a “nice white lady.” According to series creator Jenji Kohan, the show wouldn’t have been [...]
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