2013-01-13 21:13:46

Weekly Feminist Reader

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“What your skirt length says about you.” [Via]

On the “invisibility of white masculinity” in an age of white male mass shootings.

The National Women’s Soccer League divvied up players among the eight clubs that will make up the new league in the spring.

A trans teacher in NYC was fired for being “worse than gay.

Polls show Americans dissatisfied with the labels “pro-life” and “pro-choice” and Planned Parenthood hopes to move beyond them.

Simone de Beauvoir’s birthday was this week.

Women and people of color were disproportionately discharged under Don’t Ask Don’t Tell.

“You know, equality is a myth, and for some reason, everyone accepts the fact that women don’t make as much money as men do. I don’t understand that. Why do we have to take a backseat?” -Beyoncé

Tech genius and internet activist Aaron Swartz died at age 26.

I like this piece on how we can reclaim the moral high ground in the debate about abortion by framing abortion as a gift or blessing.

Virginian’s AG says opponents of the contraception coverage mandate should be willing to “go to jail” to fight the law.

States that want to defund Planned Parenthood can follow Texas’ lead: “Give up hundreds of millions of free federal money, launch their own state-run health care apparatus, and steel themselves for the cost of all the unwanted pregnancies that result.”

Old men might be annoyed, but the fact is young women are linguistic trailblazers.

The author of the ”Feminist and the Cowboy,” a romance memoir about a man who taught her to enjoy submitting, now says the relationship was one of abuse.

Walking while female.

Cool new blog alert: The Master’s Tools.

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