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“I learned that keeping players on the field was a priority.”

TweetIf you want your head to explode with rage this afternoon, go read The New York Times in-depth report on the investigation — or rather, lack thereof — into the rape accusation against Florida State University football star Jameis Winston. As the Times reports — and then methodically and devastatingly documents — “there was virtually no investigation at [...]
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The Feministing Five: Lilly and Juliet Bond

TweetIf asked where I learned the most about feminism, empowerment, and consciousness, I’d give you two answers. The first would be my feminist momma who taught me that speaking up and asking questions were infinitely more important that playing princess. The second would be that wonderful summer where I helped to facilitate workshops for Boston-area [...]
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Photo of the Day: Dartmouth has a problem

Tweet Online organizers UltraViolet have launched a campaign to make sure students admitted to Dartmouth know that the school has a problem with sexual violence. From their press release: Tweet
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Nas clarifies what he meant about feminism being the “Woman’s Mafia”

TweetRemember a couple weeks ago when we were all confused by what Nas meant when he sent out a tweet calling feminism “the woman’s mafia”? No? Was I the only one confused? Anyway, last week, Nas clarified his tweet in a conversation at Georgetown University with Michael Eric Dyson. He responds to the question from an [...]
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Rich white man gets no jail time for raping his three-year-old daughter because he “will not fare well” in prison

Tweet*Trigger warning* I can’t really imagine a story that more perfectly illustrates how totally broken the criminal “justice” system in the US is. Robert H. Richards IV, a rich unemployed heir to a chemical baron fortune who lives off his trust fund, was convicted of raping his three-year-old daughter. He also allegedly admitted to abusing [...]
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