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Tweet NSA surveillance and the male gaze. Racist of the Week Paulina Deen has been fired. But, before that, she inspired some really great tweets. The Department of Ed will collect data on anti-LGBT bullying. We need to talk about disability and feminism. High schools are trying restorative justice to keep kids from dropping out. [...]
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Why is Serena Williams the new poster child for rape culture?

TweetI spoke yesterday on Huff Post Live about Serena Williams’ recent comments on Steubenville, but I was upset that we didn’t talk about the racism of the media response. Look: I think the remarks were 100% wrong. Williams expressed sympathy for the assailants and cruelly blamed the survivor for her own assault because she was [...]
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Rape jokes & Serena Williams’s big butt: this weekend in racism and sexism!

TweetApparently, Virgin Mobile US, thinks rape jokes really sell. Wait, I’m not being fair to them– they think rape jokes, or violence against women jokes or kidnapping or assault jokes sell. Check out this ad they released: Hahahah. I get it! Is this man covering the woman’s eyes because he’s going to put a necklace [...]
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