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Illinois Republican says black GOP candidate is being pimped

TweetThe chair of the Montgomery County Republican Party, Jim Allen,  has shown his true colors in an internationally problematic rant about Erika Harold, former Miss America, Harvard law school graduate, and black GOP candidate running for Rep. Rodney Davis’ congressional seat. Apparently Allen sent an email which included the following: “The little queen touts her [...]
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Much Ado About Slut Shaming

TweetI’m a nerd for both Shakespeare and Joss Whedon’s writing, so I’ve been super excited for Whedon’s adaptation of Much Ado About Nothing, which opens this weekend in New York, LA, and San Francisco. I’m a big fan of the play, which is full of some of Shakespeare’s most hilarious banter. It’s also a fascinating play [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

TweetLast night, a man was shot in the streets of New York in a hate crime marked by homophobic slurs. Bigotry kills. A survivor argues that military sexual trauma should be treated as as national security issue. Radio host Pete Santilli says Hilary Clinton needs to be “shot in the vagina.” A proposed law to [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetAir Force brochure on sexual violence tells victims to “submit” (and tells rapists… nothing). More women are getting cosmetic surgery on their arms, and the trend is attributed to the FLOTUS. “As uncomfortable as it is for some parents to imagine their teenage children as sexual beings, that discomfort is no excuse for denying all [...]
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The UnSlut Project

Tweet“It gets better” for LGBTQ youth, but also for young women bullied and called “slut.” The recent suicides of Rehtaeh Parsons, Amanda Todd, Felicia Garcia, and others demonstrate the tragic hopelessness “slut shaming” can create for young girls. By encouraging women who have survived this type of bullying to share their stories and perspectives, The [...]
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