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Feministing Follow Friday: Feminist Poets Edition, Vol. I

Tweet After two weeks recommending feminist fiction writers on Twitter, we wanted to shout out to some of our favorite poets. Who are yours? Tweet
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Watch Nikki Giovanni perform “Ego Tripping” on Melissa Harris-Perry

Tweet Watch award-winning poet and activist Nikki Giovanni perform her poem “Ego Tripping” on Melissa Harris-Perry’s show this weekend. Tweet
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“Women in my family have been shrinking for decades”

TweetStart your morning with this breathtaking poem by Lily Myers of Wesleyan University. It will wake you the fuck up, in more ways than one. Transcript below the jump. Tweet
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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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Happy Birthday, Audre Lorde

Tweet Love is a word another kind of open— As a diamond comes into a knot of flame I am black because I come from the earth’s inside Take my word for jewel in your open light. (“Coal,” 1997) The late activist, poet, novelist, and essayist Audre Lorde would have been 79 today. Celebrate her [...]
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