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Pleasure in the Time of Nationalism

A version of this piece was first given as a talk at the St. Stephen’s College Gender Studies Cell in Delhi University North Campus, India. It’s written in the context of the ongoing Indian student movement for the right to dissent, which began as a protest of the arrest of several student activists from Jawaharlal Nehru University under a colonial-era sedition law for supposed “anti-national” activities. You can follow Feministing’s coverage of the movement here.

A version of this piece was first given as a talk at the St. Stephen’s College Gender Studies Cell in Delhi University North Campus, India. It’s written in the context of the ongoing Indian student movement for ...

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Video of the Day: Title IX for Middle and High School Students

Two years ago, Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls teamed up with Alexandra, yours truly, and the rest of the crew at Know Your IX to make a pretty wonky law accessible to the college students it protected, via a short video on the “nine things to know about Title IX in 89 seconds.”

Two years ago, Amy Poehler’s Smart Girls teamed up with Alexandra, yours truly, and the rest of the crew at Know Your IX to make a pretty wonky law accessible to the college students it ...

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Courts Matter in the Lives of Native Women and Native Youth

Ed. note: this post was originally published on the Community site.

There are countless books and dramas written about presidential campaigns and television shows looking behind the scenes at the wheeling and dealing of members of Congress, but for many the judicial branch remains shrouded in mystery.

Ed. note: this post was originally published on the Community site.

There are countless books and dramas written about presidential campaigns and television shows looking behind the scenes at the wheeling and dealing of members of Congress, but ...

photo by Mary Taylor via margaretcho.com

The Feministing Five: Margaret Cho

Margaret Cho, the standup comedian, actor, writer, activist, singer-songwriter, mensch, and wedding officiator, is also an unapologetic feminist. Cho is known for using her comedy as a weapon against racism, sexism, and homophobia.

Margaret Cho, the standup comedian, actor, writer, activist, singer-songwriter, mensch, and wedding officiator, is also an unapologetic feminist. Cho is known for using her comedy as a weapon against racism, sexism, and homophobia.

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