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  • A is for Asexuality

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    As the movement for inclusivity and understanding of all forms of sexuality and gender expression grows, so does the accepted acronym, which currently includes: LGTBQIA. The first four letters are generally known (lesbian, gay, transgender and bisexual) and understood but… Read More ›

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  • Black and Feminist

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    Before I came to college, I was rather confused about my racial identity. I always knew that I was African American, but I did not know what that meant; my parents only raised me to be a good person rather… Read More ›

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  • Links We Love

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    The Huffington Post explores why we need a gender-neutral approach to eating disorders. In her new art shows, Janine Antoni addressed childbirth and the female body. See New York Magazine. A young teenage girl in India rallied her community to… Read More ›

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  • Top 20 Feminist Blogs: All Boats Rise

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    This list is just the tip of the iceberg in terms of the diversity of the feminist movement, and doesn’t begin to represent it in its fullest. But I am thrilled to celebrate the badass women (and sometimes men) I admire who write for them.

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    Bustle shows us what women’s bodies really look like after birth, and it’s beautiful. Makers lists the top 5 moments for women at the Oscars. Feminist writers are so besieged by online abuse that some have begun to retire. See… Read More ›

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  • What Obama’s Tuition-Free College Proposal Could Mean for Working Women

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    During his State of the Union address last month, President Obama introduced a proposal to offer tuition-free community college for students who attend school at least half time, keep their grade point average above 2.5, and make steady progress toward… Read More ›

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  • Links We Love

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    Huffington Post lists 13 celebrities who won’t wreck your child’s body image. Bet you didn’t know that Martin Luther King Jr.’s mother was also assassinated. See Jezebel. Women and girls are redefining what it means to achieve something “like a… Read More ›

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  • Spotlight On: Morgan Parker

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    Morgan Parker is the author of Other People’s Comfort Keeps Me Up At Night (Switchback Books 2015), selected by Eileen Myles for the 2013 Gatewood Prize, and There Are More Beautiful Things Than Beyoncé (Coconut Books 2016). A Cave Canem… Read More ›

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  • Links We Love

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    The Grammys address domestic violence with a PSA from President Obama. See USA Today. After President Obama’s PSA on domestic violence, the Grammys welcomed Brooke Axtell who delivered a poem about her experience with abuse. See Mic. Are activist investors… Read More ›

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  • Why Radical Consent Makes Me a Better Man

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    Feminism is not here to make you feel guilty for being a man. And radical consent – the idea that one should get affirmative and enthusiastic consent from their lovers – is a critical step toward ending sexual violence. So men, listen… Read More ›

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