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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Here’s the full transcript of Obama’s Friday remarks on Trayvon Martin. Martin’s parents released a statement in response to the President’s speech. Putting casual racism on trial. The Crunk Feminist Collective: “Processing our anger for Trayvon Martin the Black feminist way.” Challenging racism in POC communities. “As someone who could be George Zimmerman, I [...]
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Trans men have babies too

TweetDid you catch those “provocative” teen pregnancy ads that were launched recently in Chicago? Well, the Media Literacy Project has come up with a simple, effective counter-ad pointing out that some men do get pregnant–and while rarer it is not exactly “unexpected.” Nothing like reality to throw a hiccup into a campaign that relies on [...]
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Young mamas push back against the Candie’s Foundation teen pregnancy ads

Tweet Remember these awful ads from the Candies Foundation? Well young mamas are pushing back, and are demanding that Candie’s stop shaming young parents: When the Candie’s Foundation launched a teen pregnancy prevention campaign with the tagline, “You’re supposed to be changing the world… not diapers,” I was outraged by their attempts to shame young [...]
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Will the teen mom shaming ever stop?

Tweet May is National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month, which basically means it’s the season for teen mom shaming. And damn if the Candie’s Foundation doesn’t deliver! On May 1 they revealed their new celebrity-endorsed PSAs, which include lots of messages that provide the super useful combo of shame and no actual helpful information whatsoever. I [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Autostraddle takes on misogyny within butch communities. Feminists aren’t the ones who think all men are rapists. Rapists are. An open letter to Eve Ensler. 17-year-old girl wins hackathon. Angela Davis and Lennox Hinds denounce the FBI for naming Assata Shakur a “Most Wanted Terrorist.” Why the hunt for Shakur matters. Cosponsor the Employment [...]
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