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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Do you know about Anita Hill? Cameroon has been quietly locking up LGBT people for years with little international attention. The last rural abortion clinics in Texas just shut down. “It’s a myth as old as this nation: the idea that Black men are more likely to be sexual predators — especially of white [...]
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10 things to do on today’s International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

Tweet Today the International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers. Here are 10 things you can do to participate in this important commemoration.  Tweet
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6 questions for the media about the Soho anti-prostitution raids

TweetOn the night of December 4th police raided sex worker’s flats in Soho, London. Immigrant women were taken into custody, and the cops brought along the news media to take photos. The explanation for the arrests that the cops gave the media was that these women were the victims of trafficking. There wasn’t another perspective [...]
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The real secret service scandal: NOT paying for sex

Tweet The Secret Service debacle has been politicized, sensationalized and commodified. Spirit Airlines has launched a “more bang for your buck” ad, with an “upfront payment is required” warning.  The Republicans have made it an Obama issue, the president is angry and the press has covered it as a salacious scandal.  Meanwhile, neither the politicians [...]
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The New York Post somehow surpasses rock bottom

TweetReally? I feel like it’s almost pointless to have folks email the paper to complain since I very highly doubt any reparations will be made for this abysmal excuse for journalism — I mean, even for a tabloid, this is just low. Nonetheless, you should still call the Post’s offices directly at (212) 930-8000 to [...]
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