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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 ...

Quick Hit: #Rapecultureiswhen…

Our own Zerlina started the #rapecultureiswhen hashtag on Twitter this afternoon. Hop over there to see some examples of rape culture in action — and add your own. Check out a few powerful tweets after the jump. 

Our own Zerlina started the #rapecultureiswhen hashtag on Twitter this afternoon. Hop over there to see some examples of rape culture in action — and add your own. Check out a few powerful tweets after ...

Feministing Follow Friday: Local Abortion Funds

We all know the big names in national repro justice organizing — Planned Parenthood, NARAL — and they undoubtedly do incredible work. Too often, though, we overlook the groups that directly help people on the ground address unjust financial barriers (fuck Hyde) to access the care they need: local abortion funds. We’ve included five favorites below — a couple in the middle of big fundraising pushes right now — and check out the National Network of Abortion Funds for a fund near you.

We all know the big names in national repro justice organizing — Planned Parenthood, NARAL — and they undoubtedly do incredible work. Too often, though, we overlook the groups that directly help people on the ground ...

Feministing Follow Friday: Women in STEM, Vol. II

Last week we asked for recommendations for women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) on twitter — and you had way, way too many ideas for just one #ff. We’re back for volume II today with five more amazing ladies who crunch (numbers).

Last week we asked for recommendations for women in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) on twitter — and you had way, way too many ideas for just one #ff. We’re back for volume ...

Feministing Follow Friday: Women in STEM, Vol. I

I’m thrilled to see a growing conversation about the gender disparity in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). However, I worry sometimes that our focus on the lack of women accidentally erases the work of some BAMFs in the trenches. Here are five whose adventures and thoughts we love to follow:

I’m thrilled to see a growing conversation about the gender disparity in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). However, I worry sometimes that our focus on the lack of women accidentally erases the work of some ...

Feministing Follow Friday: TV on Twitter

I watch TV on the internet. I don’t have an actual set (lol), I don’t have any friends who have actual sets, and I don’t have wifi at home. I’m also a law student, which means if I regularly took the time to watch an entire show I would probably die of guilt. So, I “keep up” with TV purely via Twitter — and I always appreciate a good feminist lens (I know, shocking). Here are some of the Feministing crew’s favorite ladies who livetweet shows with equal parts wit and gender analysis.

I watch TV on the internet. I don’t have an actual set (lol), I don’t have any friends who have actual sets, and I don’t have wifi at home. I’m also a law student, which means ...

Weekly Feminist Reader

You go, Ellen Page.

The Michael Dunn trial will expose disturbing (and sadly unsurprising) truth about America.

“Valentine’s Day is a holiday based on fears…can technology make long-term monogamy any easier?”

From Emmett Till to Jordan Davis: why is standing out still a death sentence for black kids in America?

What role do pharmacists play in teenagers’ access to emergency contraception?

Do the Olympics half-ass women’s sports?

You go, Ellen Page.

The Michael Dunn trial will expose disturbing (and sadly unsurprising) truth about America.

“Valentine’s Day is a holiday based on fears…can technology make long-term monogamy any easier?”

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