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Demanding Justice for Aiyana Jones

TweetBack in June, before George Zimmerman was acquitted on charges of murder in the killing of Trayvon Martin, a jury failed to reach a decision in the case of Joseph Weekley, the police officer responsible for shooting and killing seven year-old Aiyana Stanley-Jones in Detroit on May 26, 2010. The young girl was asleep in [...]
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Take action: Clear Channel pulls ads for a clinic that provides abortions for violating “decency standards”

TweetClear Channel, the conservative media giant that controls a ton of this country’s airwaves and has a history of sexism, has pulled ads for a reproductive healthcare clinic. South Wind Women’s Center, the clinic that opened in the wake of Dr. Tiller’s murder and the closing of his original clinic to ensure abortion access in [...]
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Texas takes a stand for abortion access again today. Here’s what you can do.

Tweet Remember when a horrible anti-choice bill in Texas was defeated just last week in a special session? When folks from all over Texas gathered to voice their opposition, and Wendy Davis filibustered the bill, becoming our new feminist hero? Well, the antis are throwing a temper tantrum and have called another special session. Governor Rick [...]
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Demand Kickstarter remove guide to sexual assault

Tweet*Trigger warning: This piece discusses sexual assault* You know what always gets the ladies in bed? Assaulting them. This is the guidance redditor Ken Hoinsky wants to offer to the world in his new book, Above the Game: A Guide to Getting Awesome with Women, for which he’s already raised nearly $16,000 on Kickstarter. Apparently [...]
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Janet Mock remembers Lorena Escalera at the GLAAD Awards

TweetLast weekend at the GLAAD Awards writer and trans advocate Janet Mock took a few minutes to remember Lorena Escalera, the trans woman who died in a fire recently and then was was the subject of a super problematic New York Times article. Janet also called on the Times to meet with trans advocates after the [...]
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