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feminism

2015

NJ Legislator Who Sponsored Anti-swatting Bill Gets Swatted
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Articles news politics feminism gamergate
Swatting is the disturbing practice of calling in an anonymous police report in order to trigger a SWAT response to a person’s home. It’s been in the news more and more recently, with a number of prominent feminists in the tech industry being targeted in particular.
Sealioning Is Bad
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Articles feminism racism privilege gamergate
Tegiminis does a great job breaking down the issues behind sealioning in this article. However, it’s easy to ask a question in bad faith using reasoned, good faith practices. Neutral phrasing does not always guarantee a question is asked in good faith.
You Ain't
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Articles identity self esteem feminism culture
Nika Harper’s recent post is getting a lot of attention, as well it should. It’s wonderful. You are not your weight Your teeth Your twitter following Your gender. You ARE
White Millennials Are a Failed Experiment in Color Blindness
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Articles politics sexism feminism culture
Interesting piece from PBS that makes a strong case that while Millennials have been raised to be more inclusive of diversity, the framework in which they’ve been instructed blinds them to the systemic racism present in our society.
Quote: Kelly Sue DeConnick on Feminism in Her Writing
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Quotes feminism culture writing
I don’t actually set out to write political pamphlets. I’m always writing story first, and even before that I’m always writing character first – everything is born of character. But I think that I have some very strong feelings about some things; in particular, ideas of fairness and justice.