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I used to write do a little weekly round up called feminist friday. I thought it was a good feature in that I already spend so much of my free time keeping up with, and being hyper aware of, news that reflects the inherent misogyny in our culture, and ways that people-men and women-are fighting …

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Feminist Friday #21

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A vote for continued inequality in the Church of England was cast this week, and I think the London Feminist did a thoughtful analysis of the problem with that. http://londonfeminist.com/site/women-bishops-and-why-we-should-care/ “A new study on violence against women conducted over four decades and in 70 countries reveals the mobilization of feminist movements is more important for change …

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Suffragettes and modern women: fighting the same old fight nearly 100 years later

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Really. Go read this article, and think about why we are still having these same discussions, with such little change in content, nearly 100 years later regarding the rights and abilities of women in America. Think about this when you go to the polls on Tuesday. http://www.collectorsweekly.com/articles/war-on-women-waged-in-postcards-memes-from-the-suffragist-era/ The messages you find on anti-suffrage postcards from …

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Feminist Friday #19 (okay, it’s on a Saturday, sorry)

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I know I know. It has been a loooooong week. But just watch this video and keep on enjoying your weekend:) [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_M_hcioeOyk] And this article, which appeals to every educational/social justice loving bone in my body. Why is this happening? http://www.chicagoreader.com/chicago/cook-county-schools-racial-diversity-and-segregation/Content?oid=7669705&showFullText=true

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Feminist Friday #18

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Dudes, starting back up with the FF series was maybe not the best idea right before starting this course. I’ve been busy as all get out this week, but here’s a few bits and pieces I managed to bookmark while running around like a crazy person. Women (like Eva Longoria and Scarlett Johansson) talking about …

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