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Feministing Year in Review: Chloe’s top picks

I totally cheated. I’m a big old cheater. When I was asked to list my two favourite posts from this year, one was not so much a post as it was an event, and the other wasn’t a Feministing post at all. Like I said, I’m a big old cheater.  But it’s cheating for a good cause, I promise, because my top picks this year aren’t just about Feministing – they’re about feminist activism, and about the role of feminist blogging in that activism and in the feminist movement more broadly. So, here we go:

Lori co-organizes the protest of the NYC “rape cop” verdict

In May of this year, as I’m sure you remember, two New York City police officers

I totally cheated. I’m a big old cheater. When I was asked to list my two favourite posts from this year, one was not so much a post as it was an event, and the other wasn’t ...

“Rape cop” juror sells story of his experience

Patrick Kirkland, a juror on the NYPD “rape cop” case, is selling his story on the blog Gothamist.

It’s not atypical for jurors to speak out after high-profile cases– in fact, a feminist-identified juror did just that in a Women’s E-News feature back in June— but something about this excerpt strikes me as odd:

The former cop sprang from his chair and rushed toward me, and before I could step back, the stocky arms of the ex-boxer were curled around my shoulders. To my left, I saw a crowd of faces; to my right, a place setting. One knife, one fork, and one dull spoon wrapped in a white cloth napkin— not much help if he started ...

Patrick Kirkland, a juror on the NYPD “rape cop” case, is selling his story on the blog Gothamist.

It’s not atypical for jurors to speak out after high-profile cases– in fact, a feminist-identified juror ...