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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Humanizing a vast community through the simplicity of their faces. Women writers and comedians on the choice not to have kids. Even if you don’t care about sports, Michael Sam being the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL is a big fucking deal. When you’re poor in America, hard work is just not enough.   [...]
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Tweet Queen Bey has spoken. This holiday season, help Just Detention International remind sexual assault survivors that they’re not alone. There have been 26 school shootings — yes, 26, — since Sandy Hook. A tenured professor in Colorado was forced to retire after giving a lecture on prostitution. Beyond Eve Ensler: What should organizing against [...]
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Tweet What’s next for the gay rights movement? Stop blaming the victim. Ann is inspired to make her own marriage criteria. “He is what’s known as a love hunter.” This is creepy. Queer in Public, on the basketball court. 12 smartest women of color on twitter. We’re not invincible to STIs. Epic documentary alert: America, [...]
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Quote of the Day: Pope Francis on gay rights

Tweet Ed. note: This post is by Feministing’s community intern, Courtney Baxter. Everybody and their mother’s brother‘s uncle is hollering over Pope Francis’ comment this morning re: gay Catholics. “Who am I to judge?” he stated, “If someone is gay and he searches for the Lord and has good will.” This is obviously a #BFD in the Catholicism vs. Human [...]
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Pope tells nuns not to be spinsters

TweetIn an interesting speech, Pope Francis urged 800 nuns representing  international women’s congregations  to be mothers and not spinsters. To review, according to Merriam-Webster, a spinster is 1 : a woman whose occupation is to spin 2: a: archaic: an unmarried woman of gentle family b: an unmarried woman and especially one past the common [...]
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