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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet Gorgeous new video from Tribe Called Red featuring modern depictions of indigenous women. In memory of Karyn Washington, founder for “For Brown Girls,” who committed suicide this week. Trans girl teen held in Connecticut adult men’s prison without charges. DOJ releases guidance on VAWA protections for trans survivors of sexual violence.   Tweet
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What about the fatties? Feminist ramblings on @PostBigFines

TweetAs a card-carrying member of Black Twitter and a self-identified (and sometimes non-consensually labeled) fat girl, I have a love/hate relationship with @PostBigFines. This Twitter account — originally named @PostBigBitches — follows the trend of admiration sites like @PostBadBitches, @PostBadTatts, and my personal favorite @PostBadBeards (swoons). As mentioned in their bio, PostBigFines is a place [...]
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Our Days of Rage: What #CancelColbert reveals about women/of color and controversial speech

TweetContent Warning: This article uses screenshots of extremely bigoted tweets to illustrate what it describes; thanks goes out to Twitter user @jennybaquing for screen-capping them, and John Weeks for Storifying them. By now, online conflagrations seem to burn with an all too familiar cadence. The rhythms of cyber-fire rise and fall in predictable waves of [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Malia and Sasha in the White House: dangerous narrative about the progress of African-American girls. Social media, teens, moral panic, and the sexual predators that “lurk everywhere”. Cooking skills and farm vegetables in inner-city Washington D.C. “Beyonce is asking ‘how come,‘and so am I.” Corporate sponsors flee from Boston’s homophobic St. Patrick’s Day parade. [...]
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The New Normal cannot be met with silence.

Tweet‘Your silence will not protect you.’ – Audre Lorde Maybe it’s my incredibly long memory that is responsible for why I couldn’t immediately cosign the #twittersilence in solidarity with Caitlin Moran, cis white feminist writer, in the UK. I’m remembering a tweet in criticism to the writer’s knee jerk (and thoughtless) defense of Lena Dunham [...]
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