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Water protectors at Standing Rock face eviction from the Oceti Sakowin Camp today. After 12 years of uncertainty, the Salvadoran woman imprisoned after she suffered a miscarriage is free. A federal judge blocked Texas from defunding Planned Parenthood. “When a white boy disrespects you, you punch him in the fucking face” – Princess Nokia Lawyers […]

Quick Hit: Taja Lindley Releases Short Film “This Ain’t A Eulogy”

Last week, writer, artist, and healer, Taja Lindley released the short film, “This Ain’t A Eulogy: A Ritual for Re-Membering” based on her solo performance art show of the same name.  Inspired by the non-indictments of the police officers responsible for the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, the short film draws parallels between discarded […]

Department of Homeland Security Releases Expanded Deportation Policies

On Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued documents revealing the horrifying ways Donald Trump’s executive orders on immigration will be implemented.  The documents, issued by Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly,...Show More Summary

The Ballot or the Bullet: Remembering Malcolm X in the Age Of Trump

Today marks the anniversary of the assassination of Malcolm X, prominent human rights activist, and one of the most influential leaders of the Civil Rights Movement. Publically vilified as an ‘unashamed demagogue’ and ‘a pimp, a cocaine addict, and a thief,’ by the mainstream (white) media even at the time of his death, Malcolm X’s revolutionary and […]

Quick Hit: On White Women Who Want Beyoncé to be their “Mommy”

So now that some of the dust has settled on the Adele-Beyoncé Grammy shakeup, here’s a great analysis on the situation from Denene Millner at NPR’s Codeswitch. If you feel that there have been so many thinkpieces about Beyoncé there is no fresh insight left, read this one, ’cause it offers some. Millner takes apart Adele’s […]

Feminist Fuck Yeah: First of Its Kind Bail Fund Helps Indigent Immigrants Post Bond

The Trump Administration’s hate and persecution of immigrants has become daily news. But a first of its kind effort in Connecticut is giving me hope. The Immigrant Bail Fund, launched last week in New Haven, is a 501(c)(3) that accepts donations to post bond for immigrants who can’t afford it. The fund has already had […]

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

The alliance between Zionists and anti-Semites should not be viewed as an abnormality but as the meeting of two compatible ideologies. Connecticut’s rate of dual arrests (arresting both victim and offender) is ten times the national average. #Milosexual and the aesthetics of fascism. Feministing alum Mychal on why Trump doesn’t understand Black life. Why do we […]

Feministing Reads: What We’re Reading

Here’s what our team is reading this month! Tell us what we missed in the comments. Reina: I’m rereading Leela Gandhi’s Affective Communities. It’s a beautiful work of history about late nineteenth century British radicals whose friendships with various Indian radicals caused them to protest England’s imperial regime. Show More Summary

Feministing Reads: Michelle Tea’s Black Wave

Partying like it’s 1999 takes on new meaning when you’re not just half-heartedly afraid of Y2K but actually on the edge of a global apocalypse. Part memoir, part dystopian fiction, Michelle Tea’s latest novel, Black Wave (Feminist Press, 2016), guides readers through the years leading up to the world’s end with a playful wit, self-pity, […]

Immigrants and Their Children Respond to Trump: #BanThis

Editor’s note: This piece was co-written by Maria Rohani and Sameen Ahmadnia. On February 15, 2017, we launched #BanThis, a photo campaign curated by the children of immigrants in response to President Donald Trump’s executive order banning refugees and nationals of seven ‘Muslim majority’ countries from entering the U.S.. The order, or “Muslim Ban” – […]

ICE Detains Undocumented Woman Who Reported Domestic Abuse

Last week, federal immigration agents arrested and detained a survivor of domestic violence, in the El Paso courthouse where she sought help. Local authorities suspect the tip came from her abuser. Ms. Gonzales, a transgender woman, reported at least three instances of domestic violence in the last year, saying that she had been punched, kicked, […]

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Please read Shon Faye’s “We’re Here, We’re Queer, We’re Racists.” It’s a brilliant and caring critique of intermovement racism & violence—and a needed call to action. This new web series is for us brown girls (!!!). A refreshing article reminding us that “our critique of Trump, and our determined political resistance to Trumpism, should not rest […]

Four Things You Should Know About Immigration Raids

Almost 700 undocumented people have been detained over the past few days between workplace and neighborhood raids in at least 11 states. As we figure out how to resist Trump’s regime of terror, here are four important things to keep in mind: Mass raids and deportations are not new. Barack Obama deported 2.5 million immigrants, […]

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Lindy West on why the first 25 days of Trump have been “a zoetrope of galloping despair.”  ICE’s account of the mass immigration arrests occurring across the country differs from Trump’s. A new web series, “Brown Girls,” centers on the close friendship between Leila, a South Asian Muslim writer, and Patricia, a black musician, both of whom […]

Oklahoma Lawmaker Considers Pregnant People “Hosts” in Anti-Abortion Bill

In this week’s edition of cringy, oppressive legislation, Oklahoma lawmakers have introduced a bill which would require pregnant people to obtain written permission from the father of the fetus in order to receive an abortion. The bill would...Show More Summary

The paradoxical reason Trump’s terrible pick for labor secretary may not be confirmed

Welcome to the nightmare in which “secretary for labor” means “but actually, secretary for management.” Starring player: Andew Puzder. Puzder’s confirmation is scheduled for Thursday, and it’s not looking great for him — even six members of the GOP are on the fence. Which is great, because Puzder is literally a Disney villain, if Disney were a […]

If ICE Comes to Your Door: Know Your Rights

This past week marked the first large-scale enforcement of Trump’s Jan. 25 immigration enforcement executive order. Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos, an activist and mother who lived in the U.S. for 21 years, became one of the first people deported as a result of the order. Show More Summary

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Trump could target five times the immigrants Obama prioritized for deportation.  Jeff Sessions was once considered too racist to be a federal judge. Now, Republicans confirmed him as Attorney General late last night, making him the most powerful lawyer in the country. A group of youth are suing the federal government for ignoring and exacerbating […]

Guadalupe Garcia de Rayos Becomes One of the First to be Deported Under Trump

On Thursday morning, Guadalupe “Lupita” Garcia de Rayos, after living in the U.S. for 21 years, became one of the first people deported under Trump’s executive orders on immigration. In a 2008 immigration raid at the water park where she worked, Lupita was arrested for using a forged social security number to gain employment. After spending […]

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals rules against Trump (!!!). Muslim Ban will not go into effect, but this “victory should not lead to complacency.” Trump’s policies at work: ICE deports an immigrant mother in the middle of the night. Seven of the protestors who blocked the van she was in were arrested. As a friend wrote, “this […]

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