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TweetChimamanda Ngozi Adichie just published an ebook called We Should All Be Feminists. Stay tuned for a review next week! Why are women in prison? The NYPD “Rape Cop” is now suing his accuser. “Elite populism doesn’t threaten the elites.” Meet the feminists on one of the most evangelical campuses in the U.S.   Tweet
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TweetSubmit to #SelfieSummer and win a free Feminist Press book. The newest way to get yourself raped: “root sin.” Why bar pregnancy tests are a great idea. Vee from OITNB is a textbook abuser. NBC won’t air ads for “Obvious Child” because they include the word “abortion.” Voice your opposition. “The White House did not immediately [...]
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Quick Hit: California investigates sterilizations of prisoners

Tweet Last year, the Center for Investigative Reporting exposed to the country what California-based prisoners and advocates had known for years: women in the state’s prisons were being sterilized against their will. Now, the AP reports: State auditors found 39 cases where female state prison inmates may not have understood they were submitting to medical [...]
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TweetThe Department of Justice supports the inclusion of Alaska tribes in VAWA jurisdiction. Text with bell hooks. Kind of. Deaf inmate denied sign-language interpreters. Alternative Father’s Day cards. Surprise! People don’t understand how racism works. Very Important Feminist News.   Tweet
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ACLU releases report on women in solitary confinement

Tweet Yesterday the ACLU released a new report, Worse Than Second-Class, on women prisoners held in solitary confinement. Through surveys of prison practices and testimony from women who have spent time in solitary, the report presents a picture of institutional violence not only perpetrated against women at skyrocketing rates but which harms them in unique [...]
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