Trump to name former Goldman Sachs partner Steven Mnuchin as next Treasury secretary, sources tell CNN. https://t.co/Y3Q0NzQQm9 pic.twitter.com/u2rVH4N3Mm — CNN Breaking News (@cnnbrk) November 29, 2016 If the disaffected white working class voters aren't in an uproar by now, maybe they weren't voting b/c they felt alienated after all. Show More Summary
Today is Giving Tuesday. It’s tough times for media right now; please consider giving to independent media including Feministing this year. Plus, there are so many worthy feminist causes to support. I invite you to leave your favorites in the comments. Spread the word: GLAD has an exciting new project that will provide a free lawyer to transgender […]
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Proving that lesbians in leather are truly the solution to life’s most pressing quandaries, the New York Post has produced a lovely video about a women’s motorcycle group that has started delivering donor breast milk to babies who need it.
Donald Trump and Mike Pence’s inevitable attack on women’s health care got a little more real Tuesday morning when the president-elect tapped Rep. Tom Price as Secretary of Health and Human Services.
"We're going to fight tooth and nail any attempt to privatize, voucherize, or any other 'ize' you can think of, when it comes to Medicare. To Republicans considering going down this path, my advice is simple: Turn back."—Incoming Senate...Show More Summary
Westworld fans have been speculating for just about the whole first season of the show that Jeffrey Wright’s character, Bernard, wasn’t what he seemed. [Stop reading here if you don’t want to hear any spoilers.] The past couple episodes...Show More Summary
White Paper on Title IX & the Preponderance of the Evidence, 3d Edition Please see the “third edition” of the White Paper on Title IX & the Preponderance of the Evidence at the link below, including the first 100 signatures from law professors across the country. We will continue to accept signatures from law … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors
Heather Gerken, David Bollier, Gary Gerstle, and Gar Alperovitz at The Nation: "?'All Resistance Is Local': A Plan of Progressive Action for the Trump Years."Amanda Taub at the New York Times: "How Stable Are Democracies? 'Warning Signs Are Flashing Red'."Alison R. Show More Summary
Donald Trump has selected Tom Price, who hates the Affordable Care Act, Medicare, and reproductive health access, to head the Department of Health and Human Services.And he has selected Elaine Chao, who was a disaster as Secretary of Labor under George W. Show More Summary
On Monday afternoon, Westworld star Evan Rachel Wood posted a note on Twitter explaining that she’s been raped twice in her life and still grapples with the consequences. “The trauma of a few minutes can turn into a lifetime of fighting for yourself,” she wrote. Show More Summary
When moms feel guilty about not spending enough time with their children, there’s a good chance it's a result of our outsized expectations of women with children and not their busy schedules. When dads, largely exempt from the pressures of intensive parenting, feel guilty about the same, it tends to be for the straightforward reason that they want to see more of their kids.
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Rainbow balloons, drum beats, and fabulous humans from all genders, sexualities, and backgrounds filled the Delhi streets on Sunday at the 9th annual Delhi Queer Pride. Organized by the Delhi Queer Pride Committee and supported only by community funds, the pride marked nearly a decade of Pride-related organized queer visibility in Delhi. But it wasn’t […]
I worked on this piece with my Shareblue colleague Anthony Reed: "Here's why Trump's promise to 'bring back jobs' is a cruel lie."It's a long one, so settle in for a serious read. But it's critically important. The gist is this: TheShow More Summary
My latest for Shareblue: "Trump tweets flag-burners should be jailed or have citizenship revoked."This is not normal.It is not normal for a president to use his social media account to tweet chilling opinions about Constitutionally-protected...Show More Summary
Suggested by Shaker particolored: "What is your favorite kind of tea? This can include flavor, variety, or brand—however you want to interpret the question!"
Lawyers in California may face disciplinary measures for having sex with their clients if a new revision to the state bar’s ethics rulebook passes.
For the second time this month, self-described “GREAT THINKER” Nick Cannon has aimed his considerable critical THINKING skills at Planned Parenthood’s raison d’être. The reproductive health care services Planned Parenthood provides constitute “real genocide,” Cannon said on a New York morning radio show on Nov. Show More Summary
I know a lot of people (myself included) are still moving through reactions and feelings to the election. And I'm sure not a few people had new things come up over Thanksgiving, if obliged to spend time with pro-Trump folks. So here's a thread, should you need it, to process with others who totally get it. ?