Feminist Friday #10

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Hello again! Here I am, with your feminist headlines of the week. Also, to my dear Ohio/American friends, I’m sorry about your heat wave, although I’d love to have just a little bit of that heat over hereĀ (it’s currently barely 60F over here). I understand your discomfort though. But I digress. On to the issues! …

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Feminist Friday #9

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Back with the feminist action after a week of vactiony goodness! Some interesting topics on the table today. Let’s dig in! Lisa Brown, State Rep from Michigan, silenced and then banned (!) from the House floor for saying the word “vagina”. Sigh. It’s not like she was just throwing it out there for funsies-this was …

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Feminist Friday #8

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Friday Friday Friday Friday Friday Friday Friday. Let’s go! -Look at this graph of male vs. female representation in the current election coverage of various issues in American politics, and then be not that surprised. Quite the gap, especially when you look at female-specific issues like abortion, birth control, and women’s rights. (Source) –A great …

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Feminist Friday #7

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Kicking off the four day Jubilee weekend with some good feminist chit chat! -I’m just jumping right in with a controversial topic here! And don’t yell at me because the article itself is actually from the Daily Mail. But terrible rag aside, I thought the article was interesting-discussing women who don’t shave and how that …

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Feminist Friday #6

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Happy (feminist) Friday! And a gorgeous sunshiny one it is, too. Let’s get to it! –Sexual exploitation of Native Women. This article from Ms Magazine was really eye-opening. I had no idea this (extensive sex work/exploitation) of American Indian women in, wait for it, Minnesota. Who knew? There’s an interview with the writer, who is …

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Feminist Friday #5

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Hello from the foggy dreariness that is Brighton today. We are enveloped in cloud, I tell ya. But that doesn’t stop the feminist news from making its way to the internetz….oh no! -A Kickstarter that will fund a web series examining “Tropes vs Women in Video Games”. I’m no gamer, but it sounds good to …

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