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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Malia and Sasha in the White House: dangerous narrative about the progress of African-American girls. Social media, teens, moral panic, and the sexual predators that “lurk everywhere”. Cooking skills and farm vegetables in inner-city Washington D.C. “Beyonce is asking ‘how come,‘and so am I.” Corporate sponsors flee from Boston’s homophobic St. Patrick’s Day parade. [...]
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FDA makes generic versions of emergency contraception available over the counter

TweetGood news: The slow–and often infuriating–expansion of access to emergency contraception took another step forward last week when the FDA announced that generic versions of EC can now be sold over the counter to folks of all ages.  Tweet
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Can you access Plan B?

TweetEmergency contraception is now legally available over the counter, but as we have reported previously, there are still barriers to accessing Plan B, including pharmacies that still keep the product behind the counter. The Media Consortium is running a project to map EC access now that the product should be available everywhere. Check out the [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetIn January and February 2013, NYT reporters quoted 3.4 times as many male sources as female sources. CU Boulder now under federal investigation for violating Title IX. Unemployment and its symptoms. Video shows ten men cheering while they gang-rape a 13-year-old girl. I don’t understand book trailers, but… Atwood. Single moms and extracurricular fundraising. Mothers [...]
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Plan B over the counter is “a good deal for pedophiles,” duh!

Tweet Great news! The Obama administration announced late Monday that it would dropping its effort to limit sales of Plan B to girls and women 15 and over. This means girls of any age will be able to buy the pill, which can prevent pregnancy up to 72 hours after unprotected sex, over the counter [...]
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