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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetBy Katie and Veronica I mean, we already knew this, but it’s official: Transgender Equality Movement Will “Dismantle” Civilization, according to an op-ed in the Washington Times.  Why Marissa Alexander‘s supporters are petitioning for release and not a new trial. Pakistani Taliban say Malala has done ‘nothing’ to earn human rights prize. I’m pretty sure that’s [...]
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Tweet It must be cathartic for this man to post his mother’s hate on tumblr. Trigger warning. This is such a good analogy! AIG CEO Robert Benmosche says the outcry over his company’s bonuses is like a lynch mob, “to get everybody out there with their pitch forks and their hangman nooses, and all that [...]
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TweetBy Katie and Juliana One pharmacist responds to rape and violence against women in India by creating a self-defense ring, which releases a chemical that causes a debilitating burning sensation. Depressingly not surprisingly, women, especially women of color, remain underpaid. Coincidentally, on a totally related note, a survey reveals that only 57% of women (compared [...]
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Tweet The other September 11th: Tomorrow marks the 40 year anniversary of Augusto Pinochet’s U.S.-backed coup against Salvador Allende’s elected government in Chile. Watch and/ or listen to the song Amanda, sung by Victor Jara the folk singer brutally murdered under Pinochet. His wife is now suing his killer. [transcript and translation of the song [...]
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TweetA woman is arrested for playing a banjo at a protest against attacking Syria. Did I mention she is a veteran of the Iraq War? Surgery can empower female genital mutilation survivors to feel sexual pleasure. The New York Times mentions abortion… in a wedding announcement. Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd schools marriage equality critics. [...]
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