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Quick Hit: Alexandra and Mychal discuss rape, alcohol, and victim blaming in The New York Times

TweetIn response to the recent uproar over Emily Yoffe’s victim-blaming advice to young women, the New York Times “Room for Debate” asks, “What’s wrong with asking women not to get blind drunk?” (As Jessica noted on Twitter, the image included in the piece of “headless shots of young women’s breasts & drinks sends a clear message before [...]
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Natalie Portman: Feminist characters are more than just “kick ass”

Tweet In an interview with Elle, Natalie Portman describes what feminism is for her, as an actress: I want every version of a woman and a man to be possible. I want women and men to be able to be full-time parents or full-time working people or any combination of the two. I want both [...]
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Quick Hit: What’s next for the gay rights movement?

TweetAccording to the brilliant E.J. Graff, the next battle is over gender–and it’s one we should all be fighting. In a great Newsweek cover story that explores the way our cultural ideas of “queerness” have changed, E.J. argues that, thanks to the tireless efforts of a generation of gay rights activists, the battle over the right to desire–and [...]
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Black Girl Dangerous and Julio Salgado radicalize childhood cartoon characters

Tweet This week in awesome, Black Girl Dangerous commissioned artist Julio Salgado to draw childhood cartoon characters as social justice organizers. Mia McKenzie explains the genesis of the project: Tweet
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Quick Hit: What happened when Harvard Business School performed a two year gender ‘experiment’?

TweetWhat happens when one of the world’s premier Business Schools can’t achieve its own stated institutional goal – for gender equity and equal opportunity? Harvard Business School (HBS) wanted to improve the gender balance among its faculty members and provide more opportunities and see better performance among its female students. But for years, they had [...]
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