Tag Archives: The New Republic

Trigger Warning: School

Tweet My first week of law school I got into a debate with a new classmate about rape laws (pro tip: if you want to make lots of friends, definitely blog about your arguments with them). As they tend to do, things got heated. “Calm down,” he told me. “It’s not personal.” Tweet
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Hanna Rosin wishes we’d just admit the patriarchy is dead

TweetDid you know the patriarchy is dead? No? Well, that just must be your willful blindness and devotion to the status quo talking. On Wednesday, Hanna Rosin published an essay, adapted from the new epilogue of The End of Men, insisting that systemic sexism is a relic of history and we should all stop whining. [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet Protests continue in Turkey. [Image via] An NYU/UNM prof doesn’t want fat PhD students. Five reasons you should love Brittney Griner. A powerful narrative of responding to rape with power, not violence. Are you thinking of running for office? Jessica on why we should stand up to misogynist trolls. The UChicago Clothesline Project was [...]
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Quick Hit: A history of abortion-focused smear campaigns

Tweet“What would you think of Elizabeth Colbert Busch if I told you she had had an abortion?” As Sesali reported last week, South Carolina voters were asked this very question by a polling group seeking not to crunch numbers in preparation for today’s election but rather smear Mark Sanford’s Democratic opponent for the South Carolina’s First [...]
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