August 2016


Burkini beach parties and The Big Vagenda — The Weekly reFRESH

burkini beach party

Pic via. This week, we’re reading about pro-burkini beach parties, the woman taking the advertising industry to task, and the most meta of gender bias reporting.  What we’re checking out… As the Vagenda of Manocide meme gives women on the internet the best week ever, the real Vagenda is revealed as Women’s Equality Day becomes official today, […]

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Who Run Rio & Robot Diversity — The Weekly reFRESH

Simone Biles

Pic via Daily News This week’s reFRESH is about how the Olympics brings out the best and worst in people, reimagining how we treat terminal illness, and robot diversity. (Yes, really.) What we’ve been checking out… Rolling Stone on why Olympic champs Simone Biles’ and Simone Manuel’s wins in Rio mean more for race in […]

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Got the Whole World Watching & Trump’s Perverted Identity Politics — The Weekly reFRESH

Edited by Mara Meyers This week we’re sharing the terrifying truth behind Trump’s white racial justice agenda, the bright nonwhite, nondude future of podcating, and how one of our speakers got the whole world watching on The Daily Show. What we’ve been checking out… Two-time Olympic medalist? Doesn’t matter if you’re married, your husband will […]

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