Posts Tagged Twitter

Not Oprah’s Book Club: Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals

I first came across Patricia Lockwood’s second book of poetry, Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals, through this week’s internet buzz. The buzz is everywhere: a New York Times Magazine profile, condescending New Yorker and square Slate reviews, and an article in The Toast on the unsubtle heterosexism of said all male-authored reviews. Even after reading the book twice in private, it was difficult to experience her work separate from its online reception.

Perhaps this is fitting. Lockwood is arguably most well-known for her poem “Rape Joke,” which traveled meme-like across the web last year like no poem ever has, and anticipated its own hype: “The rape joke is if you write a poem called ...

I first came across Patricia Lockwood’s second book of poetry, Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals, through this week’s internet buzz. The buzz is everywhere: a New York Times Magazine profile, condescending New ...

Feministing Follow Friday: Feminist Lawyers, Vol. II

Last week, in honor of a Very Important Event in National Feminist News (me finishing my last law school final), we put together a list of five feminist legal Twitter accounts for the Feministing Follow Friday. Today we’re back with some more:

Last week, in honor of a Very Important Event in National Feminist News (me finishing my last law school final), we put together a list of five feminist legal Twitter accounts for the Feministing ...

Feministing Follow Friday: Feminist Lawyers, Vol. I

I’ve been on hiatus from my Feministing duties for the last two weeks for law schools finals — and I have to tell you, it feels good to be done with 1L exams and back to the blogosphere. I still have law on the brain, though, so here are five feminist twitter accounts run by lawyers and legal academics:

I’ve been on hiatus from my Feministing duties for the last two weeks for law schools finals — and I have to tell you, it feels good to be done with 1L exams and back to ...

Quick Hit: An online forum on Twitter feminism

At The Nation, Andrea Smith, Mariame Kaba, Roxane Gay and our own Lori Adelman respond to Michelle Goldberg’s controversial piece on feminism’s so-called Twitter wars, and reflect on the role of Twitter and intra-movement disagreement as feminism grows and evolves. Check it out.

At The Nation, Andrea Smith, Mariame Kaba, Roxane Gay and our own Lori Adelman respond to Michelle Goldberg’s controversial piece on feminism’s so-called Twitter wars, and reflect on the role of Twitter and intra-movement disagreement as ...

Feministing Follow Friday: SAAM, Vol. I

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Of course, knowledge of the problem on its own does about zilch to stop violence — but the month provides advocates with the platform to turn to awareness into activism. Here are five doing just that:

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Of course, knowledge of the problem on its own does about zilch to stop violence — but the month provides advocates with the platform to turn to awareness into activism. ...

Feministing Follow Friday: K-12 Feminists, Vol. I

This week Feministing got one of our favorite emails from a reader ever. Seventeen-year-old Alex from Orlando wrote us about all the backlash to her high school feminist club — and how excited she is for a future kicking the patriarchy’s butt. Inspired by her young fem ambition, here are campaigns and projects, all run by K-12 feminists, that you should know. 
This week Feministing got one of our favorite emails from a reader ever. Seventeen-year-old Alex from Orlando wrote us about all the backlash to her high school feminist club — and how excited she is for ...
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