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Welcome to The Meteor newsletter, where we deliver enlightening, surprising, and (whenever humanly possible!) fun perspectives direct to your inbox every Tuesday and Thursday, along with a longer read on Saturdays. We promise never to send you junk but to always bring you exclusive essays, interviews, and dialogue with The Meteor’s collective members—like authors Jennifer Finney Boylan, Rebecca Carroll, and Amber Tamblyn—as well as news, culture, the latest from UNDISTRACTED podcast host Brittany Packnett Cunningham, and more, all with an eye towards gender justice and bones-deep desire for a more equitable future.

What the Columbia Protests Teach Us

In today’s newsletter, we take a look at the student-led protests across college campuses and find out what stay-at-home parents are really ✌️worth ✌️.  

Slut-shamed In a Courtroom

In today’s newsletter, Neda Semnani examines the “slut puppy” case the Supreme Court is deciding whether to take. Plus the pro-Palestinian protestors who just lost their jobs and some recommendations for your weekend. 

SCOTUS Just Made Protesting Much Harder

In today’s newsletter, we dig into a ruling targeting protest organizers, talk more basketball, and share a warning about the importance of oxygen. 

Christine Blasey Ford, In Her Own Words

Five and a half years ago, psychology professor Christine Blasey Ford raised her right hand before the 21-person Senate Judiciary Committee and became, despite her best attempts otherwise, a public figure.