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A female journalist attended a Men’s Rights Conference last weekend. This is her story.

Tweet The so-called “men’s rights” movement is a farce. Men’s rights activists (MRAs) hurt and kill both men and women. They make actual work on behalf of men harder. Fuck them. Now that you know how I really feel about MRAs, you can fully appreciate my fascination with this account of one female, feminist-identified journalist’s time attending [...]
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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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Quick Hit: 500 years of women ignoring men in paintings

Tweet I LOL-ed through this whole Western art history lesson over at The Toast, and you will too. Tweet
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Quick Hit: Syreeta on racial bias in photography

Tweet This weekend, our own Syreeta chatted with NPR’s On The Media about her recent Buzzfeed piece on the bias against dark skin embedded in the very technology of film photography. Give it a listen. And if you haven’t read her piece yet, you should — it’s a lovely blend of personal narrative and fascinating cultural history. [...]
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Quick Hit: Young, Black and Feminist

TweetThe Root has put together a list of some awesome “young black feminists who are making a difference,” including our own Lori Adelman and Wagatwe Wanjuki. Check out it out and follow these activists! Tweet
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