Tag Archives: Renisha McBride

Renisha McBride’s killer is convicted — and the AP blames the victim

Tweet Yesterday, Theodore Wafer, the man who shot Renisha McBride, was found guilty on all three charge brought against him, including second degree murder. There was no question that Wafer killed McBride, who knocked on his door after surviving a car crash. The defendant claimed, though, that the shooting was self-defense: Wafer insisted he thought McBride, who [...]
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Your Daily Poem: Kamilah Aisha Moon

TweetEd. note: For National Poetry Month, we’re highlighting one feminist poem each day in April. See the whole series here.  Today’s poem is “Imagine” by Kamilah Aisha Moon. Tweet
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet The importance of ENDA. A must-read from Janet Mock: “Why I chose silence on Trans Day of Remembrance.” Do you want to orgasm every time? “Rest is a luxury for the rich.” Melissa Harry-Perris  was not pleased with that Politico piece. Being my friend does not make you a hero. Tweet
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetBy Juliana and Katie A state rep in Hawaii is literally going around smashing the belongings of homeless people, because he’s sick of them. The San Antonio 4 are free! Turns out these four lesbian women weren’t involved in a lesbian-satanic-child-molesting cult after all.  Transmisogyny in a sitcom: must be a day of the week  Tweet
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet (We haven’t been able to find a transcript for this video. If anyone is able to post one in the comments we’d be very grateful!) Some mainstream media recognition for Renisha. Surviving in Numbers: “the silence is the worst part.” Sarah Palin and the right’s obsession with slavery. This data on abortion didn’t come [...]
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