Tag Archives: VAWA

The Feministing Five: Sarah Deer

TweetProfessor Sarah Deer is one of the newest MacArthur “Genius Grant” Fellows who were announced earlier this week. She is an incredible legal scholar and community advocate for Native women’s safety and health. Sarah is a member of the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma and teaches at William Mitchell College of Law in Minnesota. Native [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetThe Department of Justice supports the inclusion of Alaska tribes in VAWA jurisdiction. Text with bell hooks. Kind of. Deaf inmate denied sign-language interpreters. Alternative Father’s Day cards. Surprise! People don’t understand how racism works. Very Important Feminist News.   Tweet
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet Gorgeous new video from Tribe Called Red featuring modern depictions of indigenous women. In memory of Karyn Washington, founder for “For Brown Girls,” who committed suicide this week. Trans girl teen held in Connecticut adult men’s prison without charges. DOJ releases guidance on VAWA protections for trans survivors of sexual violence.   Tweet
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Campus safety committee fails to recognize violence as violence

Tweet Last week, a 15-member committee of representatives from various groups related to campus sexual violence reached a consensus on a new set of rules that will take effect under the Campus Sexual Violence Elimination Act (Campus SaVE Act). These rules are the new mandates that colleges will have to follow under the Clery Act as [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Afghan Cycles- the first women to ride bikes in the country. Chronicling what it’s like to be hungry in America. Who is Black? What is Blackness? What works for (non-rich, non-white) women at work. On Hillary’s future: “women’s worth has never been assessed based on easily calculable, publicly available statistics, like innings pitched or [...]
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