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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Women and leadership: “Too often mentors coach women on confidence and personality rather than business and financial ability.” “When do I finally get to belong? On being both native and queer enough.” Once again, Ta-Nehesi Coates inspires: “Here is the machinery of racism—the privilege of being oblivious to questions, of never having to grapple [...]
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Illinois celebrates marriage equality

Tweet  Illinoians – this Washington, DC transplant included – are long at last able to celebrate the passage of a marriage equality law! Last night lawmakers approved the bill after (finally) getting enough House votes to move the bill through the Senate. Governor Pat Quinn intends to sign the bill into law to take effect [...]
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Hawaii on its way to becoming the 15th state with marriage equality

Tweet Last night the state’s Senate passed the bill and it’s headed to the House of Representatives today. The 20-4 vote in favor of the bill, with three Democrats joining the state Senate’s lone Republican to oppose the measure, came two days after the start of a special session called by Democratic Governor Neil Abercrombie [...]
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Breaking: NJ judge rules that same-sex couples can soon marry

TweetThe Huffington Post reports: Judge Mary Jacobson of the Mercer County Superior Court ruled Friday that gay couples can marry in the Garden State starting October 21. “This unequal treatment requires that New Jersey extend civil marriage to same-sex couples to satisfy equal protection guarantees of the New Jersy Constitution as interpreted by the New [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet Jos on HuffPost Live talking about Skyler White and “complex female roles.” Legally married gay couples aren’t eligible for veterans benefits, says the VA. What. The. Fuck. Solidarity is for Miley. Campus activists! Apply for a SAFER policy training. Stopping the drug war isn’t enough to end mass incarceration. The queer afterlife of Whitney [...]
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