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Weekly Feminist Reader

ICYMI: the Crunk Feminist Collective and The Nation DJed your 4th.

What to the slave is the fourth of July?

What to the prisoner is the fourth of July?

The N-word on the 4th of July.

An immigrant kid’s perspective on citizenship and the Voting Rights Act.

The U.S. caters to male desire.

North Carolina just pulled a Texas.

The first law protecting trans students was approved by the California legislature. In other news, it’s 2013.

Check out A Band Called Death.

Don’t lean in: kick back.

Do we have any chance at a constitutional amendment guaranteeing the right to vote?

Pride in Paris.

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“Farah Goes Bang.”

Dare to hope again: on incarceration and parenting.

Paternity leave isn’t just about fathers.

Reclaiming indigenous papahood.

Blast from the very recent past: the Great Dad.

Listen to a panel on labor and feminism moderated by Sarah Jaffe.

RAINN praised the recent SCOTUS decision on DNA collection, but how will it affect people of color?

A single bill could nearly eliminate abortion access in Texas.

Will the Supreme Court of Canada decriminalize sex work?

Protect the “Rape Factory.”

Sorry, but Daenerys = Laura Bush.

Get ready for the debut of Jose Antonio Vargas’s “Documented.”

Celebrate 50 years of women in space.

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“Farah Goes Bang.”

Dare to hope again: on incarceration and parenting.

Paternity leave isn’t just about fathers.

Reclaiming indigenous papahood.

Blast from the very recent past: the Great Dad.

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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Queens middle school student Gabrielle Molina hanged herself after months of gendered bullying.

The repercussions of speaking up about sexual violence.

Best frenemies forever! BGD tackles Femme of Color Competition.

There’s nothing funny about the Girls porn parody.

Chief Keef threatens to “smack the shit” out of Katy Perry… so Katy Perry apologizes for “offending” him.

Support young women of color initiatives.

“The truth about trolls is that they are just sad people with nothing to contribute.”

The House hearing on a 20-week abortion ban is farcical.

Despite the rumors that millenials are just a bunch of lazy egotists, U.S. student activists are on fire.

100 questions and answers ...

Queens middle school student Gabrielle Molina hanged herself after months of gendered bullying.

The repercussions of speaking up about sexual violence.

Best frenemies forever! BGD tackles Femme of Color Competition.

There’s nothing ...

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Students at the University of Michigan are launching a campaign to stop the “silent epidemic” of campus sexual assault.

Akiba Solomon is Colorlines’ new managing editor.

history of “female-friendly” porn.

Today’s news on voter suppression.

Sometimes I hate Frank Bruni, but his objection to the Catholic Church’s misogynistic hypocrisy is spot-on.

The Nation suggests ten ways you can combat rape culture (with the help of Feministing co-founder Jessica and contributor Eesha.)

Why personhood legislation isn’t passing.

Take care of yourself, activists.

Homosexuality is apparently basically exactly the same as shooting heroin.

It’s always the women’s fault: Egyptian PM says unclean breasts cause diarrhea.

Students at the University of Michigan are launching a campaign to stop the “silent epidemic” of campus sexual assault.

Akiba Solomon is Colorlines’ new managing editor.

history of “female-friendly” porn.

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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

“We’re not going to allow minorities to run roughshod over what you people believe in!” Happy Black History Month, everyone.

Melissa Harris-Perry is teaching a class on environmental justice… and you can kind of take it!

Watching porn will turn you into even more of a godless pinko commie than you already are.

Old, Female and Homeless

Jessica on feminism and anger.

Science says everlasting love doesn’t exist.

Where are America’s abortion providers? 

Gross: /r/mensrights named Subreddit of The Day.

Tina Fey showed us men can’t have it all, either.

“We’re not going to allow minorities to run roughshod over what you people believe in!” Happy Black History Month, everyone.

Melissa Harris-Perry is teaching a class on environmental justice… and you can kind of take it!

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Is Porn A Prisoner’s Right?

Via the Daily Beast today comes the story of Kyle Richards, a 21-year-old prisoner being held for bank robbery at the Macomb County Jail in Michigan. Richards recently filed a lawsuit against the State of Michigan and Governor Rick Snyder, claiming his civil rights are being violated because the jailer won’t allow him to possess “adult” magazines.

In a handwritten lawsuit, Richards makes the argument that denying his request for porn subjects him to a “poor standard of living” and “sexual and sensory deprivation.”

According to CBS News, the Michigan Department of Corrections does allow pornographic material, within certain guidelines, but the material is banned from the county jail where Richards is currently housed.

Mansfield Frazier, a columnist for the ...

Via the Daily Beast today comes the story of Kyle Richards, a 21-year-old prisoner being held for bank robbery at the Macomb County Jail in Michigan. Richards recently filed a lawsuit against the State of Michigan ...

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