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Weekly Feminist Reader

TweetRemembering Freedom Summer. A woman died in jail while serving a sentence for her kids’ unpaid school fines. Native victims in Alaskan rural communities lack access to domestic violence shelters. Hillary Clinton’s perspective on same-sex marriage has shifted, as it has for many Americans. “Telling girls to ‘cover up’ just as puberty hits teaches them [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet And while we’re on the topic of inspired dance moves… 4th trimester bodies. I am not sex positive. The pilgrimage to the Toronto Film Festival. Qahera, a new Muslim Superhero. This video from the Fat Experience Project might break your heart. Hell yeah, Canada! What about gay grandparents? bell hooks was right. Dear Western Saviorists. Trans [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet In anticipation of the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington: Michelle Alexander on MLK and mass incarceration. Necessary tension around Obama at the March’s anniversary. The real work of Rosa Parks. Misremembering “I Have a Dream.” Chelsea Manning, media bias, and cissexism. The killing of trans teen Dwayne Jones is not “just another [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Men don’t have to hate women to benefit from sexism. Bustle founder Bryan Goldberg apologizes a little. White is the new white. Ladies, Cornell Fetch is just trying to help. Negotiating multiple identities on Buffy. Mikki Kendall and Flavia Dzodan talked with The Hairpin about #solidarityisforwhitewomen. Sex, power, and tips. An open letter to [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader: Open Thread

Tweet Lady Gaga sings the national anthem, with a queer twist, at NYC’s Pride festival this weekend. Alexandra’s off today, so we’re making today’s Reader an open thread. What have you been reading/writing/watching/learning this week? Tweet
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