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Global Quickies: Witchcraft, Gurus, and #BringBackOurGirls

NIGERIA Nigeria’s chief of defense announced a ceasefire agreement with Boko Haram and the release of the 200 abducted girls. Not many details have been announced and many Nigerians remain …

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Online Threats Against Women Now Officially Terrorism

Anita Sarkeesian is scheduled to speak at Utah State University tomorrow, Wednesday, October 15th. However, The Standard Examiner has confirmed that an act of terrorism has been threatened against the …

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Global Quickies: Blasphemy, Deadly Rituals, and Calling Out Sexism

UK A couple is sentenced for making fake bomb detectors in their garden shed. They sold them for thousands of dollars. These and other “detectors” are still being used in …

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Guerrilla Feminism Founder Takes On Victim-Blaming Campus Police in Madison

TW: Sexual assault Lachrista Greco, founder of the organization Guerrilla Feminism, experienced rape culture firsthand when she was sexually assaulted on the UW-Madison campus in her hometown of Madison, Wisconsin, ten …

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Feminism

Aziz Ansari is a Feminist

Oh, I’m sorry, did you think you could not possibly love Aziz Ansari any more? Did you?? THEN YOU ARE A FOOL. Enjoy his bit on Letterman about how he’s …

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Global Quickies: Zombies, Evil Atheists, and Discriminated Virgos

MALDIVES The government is trying to “reduce adverse effects on society that could be caused by published literature” by introducing new regulations to ensure “that the works published in the …

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The Ada Initiative and Ally Skills

There is a wonderful organization called the Ada Initiative. Oh what? You aren’t familiar with the Ada Initiative? You should be. They were one of the very few groups who …

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Stephanie Zvan and A Woman’s Room Online

If you are anywhere near Los Angeles on Tuesday, October 7th, at 7 pm, I encourage you to join the women of LAWAAG and see a talk by Stephanie Zvan. …

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