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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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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Feminist Friday #17

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It’s back! After a little break due to vacation and whatever, it’s time to get back on the feminist news track. With (American) election season kicking into high gear, there’s much to be discussed, and most of it is about women’s reproductive rights. Let’s do this. A terrible, terrible Republican actually said that “some girls …

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Feminist Friday #16

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Hollywood actresses tired of being asked fluffy questions about their diets and plans to have children while their male costars get the juicy theory questions strike back-some more sharply than others. http://www.thenational.ae/arts-culture/film/hollywood-actresses-fed-up-with-fluffy-interview-questions#page2 There’s a teenage girl quarterback at a high school in Florida. Kick ass! http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/03/sports/girl-is-pioneer-at-quarterback-for-florida-high-school.html?_r=2&smid=tw-share A fascinating article about the “Good Girls Revolt” that happened when …

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