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TweetMisogyny kills. Let’s call the Isla Vista killings what they were: misogynist extremism. Elliott Rodger was influenced by MRAs. News media: don’t gloss over the misogyny and sexual entitlement behind the mass shooting.  Tweet
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Tweet Sex education in Mississippi is abysmal. In Texas, the return of the back-alley abortion. The three men convicted in the gang rape of the Mumbai photojournalist have been sentenced to death. Where are the stories about female war veterans? Young black musicians changing the face of classical music. Tweet
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Tweet Jared Leto’s problematic Oscar nomination. Tressie McMillan Cottom on breaking silence around black colleges. Solomon Northup’s descendants, a photo project. On bullying, LGBT youth, and the exacerbation of the school-to-prison pipeline. Talib Kweli at Melissa Harris-Perry, unpacking cultural appropriation in music.  Tweet
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Tweet Women and leadership: “Too often mentors coach women on confidence and personality rather than business and financial ability.” “When do I finally get to belong? On being both native and queer enough.” Once again, Ta-Nehesi Coates inspires: “Here is the machinery of racism—the privilege of being oblivious to questions, of never having to grapple [...]
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Tweet The importance of ENDA. A must-read from Janet Mock: “Why I chose silence on Trans Day of Remembrance.” Do you want to orgasm every time? “Rest is a luxury for the rich.” Melissa Harry-Perris  was not pleased with that Politico piece. Being my friend does not make you a hero. Tweet
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