2013-11-17 15:00:38

Weekly Feminist Reader

(We haven’t been able to find a transcript for this video. If anyone is able to post one in the comments we’d be very grateful!)

Some mainstream media recognition for Renisha.

Surviving in Numbers: “the silence is the worst part.”

Sarah Palin and the right’s obsession with slavery.

This data on abortion didn’t come from studies…. it came from polls.

Loving these sister portraits.

“It’s easier to be a ‘slut’ than a virgin.”

The Daily Show asks Is it Racist?

And how about how racist is France?

Increasing diversity in Silicon Valley.

Scandal is causing a stir, but these thoughts on the show are worth the read.

2016: Hillary vs. Warren?

What happens when your food stamps are cut?

“This is progress“: parents can now have two children in China.

Hell yeah: Texas high schoolers revolt over sexist teacher.

New hope for the Central Park Five.

This is incredibly fucked up: critically ill inmates told to pray for healing.

Lily Allen, WTF is going on?

“I will myself making sounds I never made before I went to Mongolia.”

Flipping the cliché of the “sexy Latina”.

Why do we ignore lady chefs?

A documentary about queer women of color poets? Hell yes.

What have you been reading/writing/watching/listening to this week?

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