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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet The feminist “Blurred Lines” remakes continue: “No way to know I want it unless I say I want it.” (Potentially NSFW, depending your W) We pardon Spitzer, but not sex workers. Yesterday, “Guero,” a California prisoner held in solitary confinement, died. According to friends he was “strong, was a good person, a good soldier.” [...]
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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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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet NSA surveillance and the male gaze. Racist of the Week Paulina Deen has been fired. But, before that, she inspired some really great tweets. The Department of Ed will collect data on anti-LGBT bullying. We need to talk about disability and feminism. High schools are trying restorative justice to keep kids from dropping out. [...]
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Quote of the Day: “Motherhood and fatherhood are not binaries”

TweetI really love this piece by Jennifer Finney Boylan, who has spent six years parenting her children as a dad, followed by 12 years as a mom after her transition. I was especially moved by this section: I understand the reluctance many people have to play down the importance of gender, or for that matter, biology, in [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetPolicy Mic rounded up the 10 most racist tweets about the Boston Marathon bombing. Carlos Arredondo was a hero of yesterday’s tragedy. He also happens to have moved to the U.S. without authorization. Pope Francis reaffirms that those radical feminist nuns need to get in line. Surprise! The Everyday Sexism Project gets a lot of hate [...]
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