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Weekly Feminist Reader

Princeton alum tells female students to hurry up and find a husband already.

Sandberg, Slaughter, et al. are advocating for a new feminism devoid of social justice.

In memory of Pastor Henry Enuta.

Duh: pre-viability abortions bans are unconstitutional.

Feminists don’t hate men–they just hate you, MRA dude.

Conservative justices thought this year was their last chance to fight same-sex marriage.

Check out the trailer from “Feminist: Stories from Women’s Liberation,” which won top honors at the 2013 L.A. Women’s Film Festival.

“Leaning in” in Iraq.

Bill Gates wants you to invent a better condom.

Rape is not a punch line, Rick Ross.

So what if Victoria’s Secret sells ...

Princeton alum tells female students to hurry up and find a husband already.

Sandberg, Slaughter, et al. are advocating for a new feminism devoid of social justice.

In memory of Pastor Henry Enuta.

Weekly Feminist Reader

Urge the White House to recognize non-binary genders.

Five-year-old girl names dinosaur… after herself.

Why didn’t Abigail Fisher get into UT?

Support the #NotBuyingIt app!

Stop fat shaming Kim Kardashian.

A response to Chloe’s piece on “bad” bodies and “bad” feminists.

A Horace School alum speaks out about sexual abuse at the school (reported on last year by the New York Times).

On selfies.

Akiba Solomon on the value of echo chambers.

The ethics of public shaming.

The enthusiastic consent standard and sex work: “You can’t make me like it.”

The women profiled in Lisa Miller’s “feminist housewives” piece say they were misquoted.

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Urge the White House to recognize non-binary genders.

Five-year-old girl names dinosaur… after herself.

Why didn’t Abigail Fisher get into UT?

Support the #NotBuyingIt app!

Stop fat shaming Kim Kardashian.

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FGC cartoon

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Egyptian cartoonist Doaa Eladl publishes a controversial cartoon criticizing FGC.

The North Dakota Senate has approved a ban on abortions after six-weeks of pregnancy, the most restrictive in the country.

Both cops involved in Kimani Gray’s murder had already been named in federal lawsuits.

The Middle East’s first women’s museum has opened in Dubai.

Domestic violence is four times as prevalent in police offer families as in the general population.

Ugandan girl chess genius Phiona Mutesi invited to play against Bill Gates (who is arrogant enough to think he stands a chance).

How has social media changed the way we talk about rape?

Senator Feinstein won’t stand for mansplaining.

On

Egyptian cartoonist Doaa Eladl publishes a controversial cartoon criticizing FGC.

The North Dakota Senate has approved a ban on abortions after six-weeks of pregnancy, the most restrictive in the country.

Both cops ...

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Did your Congressmember vote against the Violence Against Women Act? Find out at Mother Jones.

A former Air Force recruit speaks out about being raped by her training instructor at basic training.

WTF, BusinessWeek?

An interview with Grace Gipson about her research on black comic book super heroines.

Arkansas banned abortion after 20 weeks.

Nominate an African woman who should be celebrated for her achievements.

On the sexual harassment allegations against British politician Lord Rennard.

On House of Cards and the challenges of being a female reporter in DC.

An interesting look at history of male authors writing female characters.

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer thinks maternity leave is for chumps and wants to abolish working from home. How very unfeminist.

How to rid ourselves ...

Did your Congressmember vote against the Violence Against Women Act? Find out at Mother Jones.

A former Air Force recruit speaks out about being raped by her training instructor at basic training.

WTF, BusinessWeek?

An interview with ...

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An early contender for best video of 2013, IMHO.

Oh look, the House GOP is still refusing to pass an inclusive Violence Against Women Act.

Who else cried through the entire Parks and Rec wedding? Alyssa has some great thoughts about Leslie and Ben’s relationship compared to Liz and Criss’s.

Wow, Law and Order, not cool.

If you are a woman and you are injured this year, your partner is the likeliest source of that injury.

We’re all women workers now. 

Which countries have the most cosmetic surgery?

Women still need a place to have a voice in the absence of mainstream media equality.

 Check out these graphic novels with LGBT characters.

Some responses to Harvard’s new task force that is going to “offer ...

An early contender for best video of 2013, IMHO.

Oh look, the House GOP is still refusing to pass an inclusive Violence Against Women Act.

Who else cried through the entire Parks and Rec wedding? Alyssa has some great thoughts ...

Weekly Feminist Reader

Feminist group FORCE installed a temporary memorial recognizing survivors of sexual assault in front of the Lincoln Memorial.

The top 1% got 121% of income gains since 2009.

Pick-up artists try to hit on a robot horse, and it’s hilarious/sad.

“Society tells us young men can’t think of women as role models, unless they’re a family member, whereas young women can admire and seek to emulate anyone, regardless of gender.”

Melissa Gira Grants talks to Guernica about sex work, journalism, and feminism.

US soccer players voice their support for their teammate Robbie Rogers, who just came out as gay.

Maura has a message for middle-aged male critics who want to write about artists like Taylor Swift.

Relatedly, read Isabel on “Fifteen” and being fifteen.

Some ...

Feminist group FORCE installed a temporary memorial recognizing survivors of sexual assault in front of the Lincoln Memorial.

The top 1% got 121% of income gains since 2009.

Pick-up artists try to hit on a robot horse, ...

Weekly Feminist Reader

Our own Miriam Perez explains the power of reproductive justice.

Vanity Fair continues to believe there are no people of color in Hollywood.

Sarah Nicole Prickett offers a counter-point to Ann’s piece on the word “lady.”

Most people of all genders would prefer an egalitarian division of labor within their marriages. But most women would rather divorce than be a housewife.

There’s been an interesting discussion about sex work over at Feministe this week.

Anne of Green Gables got a weird dye job for the new book cover.

Fernanda Milán, a trans woman from Guatemala, was granted asylum in Denmark.

A reminder to the GOP: Latinas vote too.

Ireland finally admitted its role in the enslavement of thousands of women and girls in the ...

Our own Miriam Perez explains the power of reproductive justice.

Vanity Fair continues to believe there are no people of color in Hollywood.

Sarah Nicole Prickett offers a counter-point to Ann’s piece on the word “lady.”

Most ...

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Happy Super Bowl/Beyonce Day!

A teacher asks her high school students to make a list of their favorite feminist celebrities.

A new study finds 35% of straight women, 43.8% of lesbian women, and 61.1% of bisexual women have experienced rape, physical violence, or stalking by a partner at some point in their lives.

Many women are returning to Somalia to help rebuild the country.

Men should not be allowed to write celebrity profiles of women until they prove they can do a better job.

The Feminine Mystique turns 50 this year.

A couple responses to that study claiming that how you lose your virginity affects the rest of your sexual life.

Why is it so rare for a wife ...

http://youtu.be/dfbqBitMPRw

Happy Super Bowl/Beyonce Day!

A teacher asks her high school students to make a list of their favorite feminist celebrities.

A new study finds 35% of straight women, 43.8% of lesbian women, and 61.1% of bisexual women have ...

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