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TweetCheck out WITNESS’s 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, featuring videos on how to conduct interviews with sexual assault survivors. On the 56th anniversary of Rosa Parks’ refusal to give up her seat, meet the side of Parks they don’t teach you about: anti-rape organizer and investigator. Woman is forcibly sedated, forced to undergo [...]
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Tweet Ann’s gender-reversed parody: A response to Emily Yoffe. Breast cancer stigmas in Uganda. “When does an Academic become a Whore?” Spike Jonze and Her: Who are we writing out of the future? Apparently, women aren’t equal when it comes to corporate crime. “Oh that’s me. That’s us, that’s us, that’s me, thank God, that’s us.” [...]
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Conservative SuperPAC interns make a fake sex tape with a panda and Hillary Clinton

TweetFreedomWorks is an astroturf conservative tea party group financed in large part by the Koch Brothers and Big Tobacco.  Elements of the tea party may have started on the grassroots level, but that didn’t last for long when rich conservatives saw the movement as an opportunity to capitalize on the tea party’s energy.  Enter FreedomWorks. [...]
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How to deal with a mansplainer starring Hillary Clinton in gifs

TweetSometimes you don’t realize how #bawse somebody is, until you make it into a gif. So after Secretary of State Hillary Clinton smacked down the Senate and the House yesterday, it occurred to me that what made it magical is that it is an instructional video on how to deal with a mansplainer. And of [...]
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Open thread: Tea Party debate

TweetLast night in Tampa Florida was the CNN/Tea Party Express GOP Presidential debate, featuring Michelle Bachmann, Rick Perry, Ron Paul, Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Newt Gingrich and Jon Huntsman. Some highlights I’ve seen cropping up so far: Michelle Bachmann went after Gov. Rick Perry for his support and implementation of a mandatory HPV vaccine in [...]
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