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The Golden Globes gave Jared Leto an award for playing a trans woman because Hollywood is terrible

TweetLast night Jared Leto won a Best Supporting Actor (the award for ladies is Best Supporting Actress, so this was in the dude category) for playing a trans woman. I have not seen Dallas Buyers Club, in which Leto plays Rayon, a trans woman with AIDS. I will not see Dallas Buyers Club because I [...]
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CeCe McDonald will be released this month

Tweet Transgender activist CeCe McDonald is scheduled for early release from her 41 month prison sentence for manslaughter according to the Minnesota Department of Corrections. In the spring of 2011, McDonald and a group of friends, all of color, queer and allied, while walking to a 24 hour store were verbally accosted by a group [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetUganda passed a bill mandating life imprisonment for “aggravated homosexuality.” The Salvation Army needs to apologize. A historical perspective on the systematic devaluing of young black women. Radicals in City Hall. Watch: The Night Witch. A Roe roundtable. The top pro-choice heroes of 2013. A big victory for sex workers in Canada. Alexandra Brodsky links. [...]
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Beyoncé shows us what we really fear in “Haunted” video

Tweet In the video for her song Haunted, Bey takes a casual stroll through a haunted mansion. As she makes her way down the hall, she glances into the various rooms, each one containing a “frightening” or “freakish” scene. But I think King Bey used the scenes to push back on our (sub)conscious societal fears. [...]
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White teacher shames his Black student for dressing up as Santa, or how the right is waging a war on Christmas

TweetMegyn Kelly and Bill O’Reilly and Rush Limbaugh aren’t the only people obsessively invested in Santa’s alleged whiteness. Just last week, a white teacher chastised his Black student for making the mistake of dressing up as Santa.  Tweet
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