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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet More reasons to love Beyonce. On January 1st, gay youth will now be allowed to be boy scouts, but can we really call it progress? #RealTalk on sex work: “Sex-positive feminists might party all night with the ‘sluts,’ but some folks couldn’t abide the ‘whores’ from the other side of privilege town.” On race, skin color, self-acceptance, [...]
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Fast food workers follow up year of protests with nationwide strike

Tweet Fast food workers are following up a year of protests demanding wage increases with a nationwide strike across 130 cities in the United States. Workers are asking for $15 an hour, and are part of a larger movement demanding the rise of the minimum wage. Tweet
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Women of color speak at #Solidarityisforwhitewomen activist event

TweetLast night I had the privilege and honor of joining fellow woman of color feminist writers and activists to discuss the #Solidarityisforwhitewomen hashtag. Tweet
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Solidarity isn’t for women in the middle

Tweet  Photo: Me and my mom, in Brazil. To read my the post leading up to this one, check out “Why Can’t I Be Both: Questions on Binaries, Privilege and Activism.” My first reaction to #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen was: YES. Now we’re talking. My second reaction was: Wait, where do I join in on this conversation? After a few [...]
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Because I knew you, I’ve been changed for good

Tweet“I am going to write fire until it comes out of my ears, my eyes, my noseholes–everywhere. Until it’s every breath I breathe. I’m going to go out like a fucking meteor!” Audre Lorde  I joined Feministing in February of 2005. At the time I was living in San Francisco, CA, and I was working [...]
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