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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet (We haven’t been able to find a transcript for this video. If anyone is able to post one in the comments we’d be very grateful!) Some mainstream media recognition for Renisha. Surviving in Numbers: “the silence is the worst part.” Sarah Palin and the right’s obsession with slavery. This data on abortion didn’t come [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet “Oklahomans brag that theirs has become the reddest state.” Living with breast cancer at 26. The difference between Malala and Nabila. The 5 billion dollar food stamp cut is reverberating across the country. “A wall is just a wall. It can be broken down.” Tweet
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Summer camp reunites kids with incarcerated fathers

Tweet Summer is just about over. And for some kids, that means that their time at camp has come to an end as well. Some of them could have been at band camp, dance camps, day camps, or even fat camp (which I have some serious issues with. But I digress…). But for some kids, [...]
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California prisons have been sterilizing women for years

TweetYesterday the Sacramento Bee published a devastating (if unsurprising) article from the Center for Investigative Reporting revealing that, between 2006 and 2010, 148 female prisoners were illegally sterilized by force. Corey G. Johnson writes: At least 148 women received tubal ligations in violation of prison rules during those five years – and there are perhaps [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Autostraddle takes on misogyny within butch communities. Feminists aren’t the ones who think all men are rapists. Rapists are. An open letter to Eve Ensler. 17-year-old girl wins hackathon. Angela Davis and Lennox Hinds denounce the FBI for naming Assata Shakur a “Most Wanted Terrorist.” Why the hunt for Shakur matters. Cosponsor the Employment [...]
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