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Take Action: tell President Obama to eliminate ICE’s incentive to deport

Tweet Image Credit Lately there has been a lot of talk about President Obama’s deportation program and the impending 2 million deportation mark we expect to reach by the end of this year. It’s a policy that has been widely criticized by immigrant rights activists, but with less focus on how and why it is being [...]
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Join survivors to call on the Department of Education to enforce Title IX

TweetStudent survivors are calling on the Department of Education to enforce Title IX, and we’re asking for your support–and your signature. Here at Feministing, we’ve been covering the national student movement against campus sexual violence for a while. It’s baffling that, 41 years after Title IX required schools to take measures to prevent violence and [...]
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I harassed Take Back the Night participants #TotalFratMove

TweetLast Saturday night, SUNY Plattsburgh students marching for Take Back the Night were met with victim-blaming, slut-shaming catcalls while passing the AXP fraternity house. As one participant recounted, “I heard ‘sluts’ and ‘Shut up, sluts… There’s dozens of (sexual-abuse) survivors and their allies marching that heard the derogatory comments.” While the campus is rightly outraged, [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Fully dressed superheroines are about questioning the genre, not imposing a moral code. Kai M Green: “I will never straighten out my wrist.” Hillary Clinton: Helping women isn’t just a “nice” thing to do. Speaking of which, check out Politico on Hillary Clinton Fever. The New York Times reports on the NYPD’s policing of [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet: SCOTUS Prop 8 hearing edition

Tweet Flashback to 2009 for some musical Prop 8-hating. SCOTUSblog predicts the Court’s June decision and analyzes Kennedy’s power. The Atlantic Wire: “The Justices are Hedging.” Check out the (now hours-old) live updates from The Lede. Think Progress calls out the SCOTUS on its cowardice. A timeline of politicians’ support for marriage equality. The Onion [...]
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