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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet  Happy 93rd birthday, 19th Amendment! (Sorry we’re a day late.) Thanks for giving women the right to vote! (And sorry Republicans are trying to go backwards and limit, instead of expand suffrage.) This condition causes women to give birth to stillborn babies, suffer incontinence and creates a strong and unpleasant smell that results in [...]
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Photo of the Day: Russlan athletes smooch (against LGBT discrimination?)

Tweet Two Russian athletes kissed to (probably) protest their country’s anti “gay propaganda” laws on Saturday. Kseniya Ryzhova and Tatyana Firova, members of the Russian women’s 4×400-meter relay team,  kissed on the podium after their team won gold at the World Athletics Championship in Moscow. Neither athlete has released a statement on their kiss. Russia, [...]
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Must read: Nancy Goldstein on gay rights and the Winter Games

TweetFriend of the blog Nancy Goldstein is at The Prospect today, making a very clear case for continued protests and boycotts of Russian products. Goldstein interviewed a number of Russian LGBT right activists and argues that we can’t afford to go to the Games and repeat the same mistakes that were made in 1936 in [...]
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TweetThe Californian City of Glendale dedicates an 1,100 pound metal statue memorializing “comfort women.” the Asian women and girls, mostly from Korea, China, Indonesia, who were used as sex slaves by the Japanese Imperial Army during WWII. There is an identical statue in Seoul. Don’t worry, guys. Homosexuality is still a sin. Bradley Manning is [...]
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Tweet How immigration reform could help improve women’s economic security. VICE ran a fashion spread based on the suicides of female authors. In terrible news, two women sue a Texas jail for running a “rape camp.” Comedian Patton Oswald changes his position on rape jokes. I’m glad, because he’s too smart not to acknowledge the [...]
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