Tag Archives: Parks and Recreation

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TweetBy Syreeta and Alexandra Feminists at Elon won RAINN’s multimedia contest. All the Selves We Have Been. <3 Ann & Leslie <3 U.S. vs. Susan B. Anthony. Pot reform’s race problem. Check out RH Reality Check’s updated abortion database. Not everything is debatable. The “Hunger Cliff” approaches. Alexandra on the Department of Education’s under-enforcement of [...]
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Happy Galentine’s Day!

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Leslie Knope’s sexuopolitical dreams are coming true

Tweet“Sexuopolitical” is a word I just made up for when you think a political figure is super sexy. This is how certain members of the Feministing crew feel about Barack (though I reckon more of us feel that way about Michelle). It’s how almost all the young women of America in 1961 felt about JFK. [...]
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Has Leslie Knope become a damsel in distress?

Tweet Over at The American Prospect, Amanda Marcotte argues that Leslie Knope has fallen from her previous heights of feminist heroism and become a “damsel in distress” in this season of Parks and Rec. I disagree. Things started to go off the rails with an artificial obstacle thrown in the way of Ben and Leslie’s [...]
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Parks and Recreation: Thank You for the Pawnee Goddesses

Originally posted in Community Blog

TweetI used to babysit a house full of smart, awesome girls. They played pirates, staged elaborate kitchen science experiments, and read books by the case-full. For half an hour every evening, we sprawled out on the couch and tuned in to the ongoing exploits of a myriad of makeup lacquered, fresh out of elementary school [...]
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