Daisy Coleman, the teen whose horrific sexual assault in Maryville made the news, tells her own story at xojane (Trigger Warning).
The Closet Feminist has put together a list of useful and fun links on Halloween costumes, exploring both the problematic and the positive alternatives.
The official list of Transgender Day of Remembrance events is finally up. Check out the story at Transgriot for more info and to find a link to your local event for November 20.
Flavia Dzodan at Red Light Politics has a thought-provoking essay that looks at the problems with both neoliberal feminism’s emphasis on personal choices, as well as feminist critiques of “identity politics” that end up obscuring racist and other forms of oppression.
Mother’s Day comes with a lot of complicated thoughts and feelings for many of us, so we thought we’d do a special round-up of must-read articles on moms, motherhood, and the messages surrounding Mother’s Day.
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