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50 Women: A Celebration of Women’s Contributions to Ceramics

50 Women: A Celebration of Women’s Contributions to Ceramics coming to Kansas City Spring 2016 The daughter of a Presbyterian missionary doctor and teacher, Francis Senska, was born on March 9, 1914 in Cameroon. Later in her life she mentored two of America’s most famous ceramic artists: Peter Voulkos and Rudio Adio. Since its earliest […]

Questions About The Latina Women’s Vote? Join Our #VotoLatino Tweetchat!

The Latina women’s vote matters!  Join us tomorrow, September 21st at 1:00 pm EST for our second voter registration tweetchat.  This time we’ll discuss voter registration for Latina women.  Fem2.0 will be joined by special guest Maria Theresa Kumar (@MariaTeresa1), president of  VotoLatino (@votolatino) and MSNBC contributor.     We need your participation!  Bring all […]

Tweetchat: Tuesday, September 18 @ 2 PM ET!

From registration to mobilization, this election has its challenges. But with a little help from some friends, AAUW and Fem2pt0 are ready to take it all on. This Tuesday, September 18, at 2 p.m. ET, we’re hosting a tweetchat to tackle questions about voter registration and inspiration. Sandra Fluke will be on hand to talk […]

War is Not Entertainment: Protests of NBC’s New Reality Show “Stars Earn Stripes” Begin

Tonight in New York City, outside of NBC headquarters, there will be a protest calling for the cancellation of “Stars Earn Stripes.”  What was NBC thinking when they green-lighted a reality show where celebrities try out military training for sport?  If you watched the Olympics at all, you’ve seen the commercials of celebrities in army […]

Some Exciting Feminist Events Are Coming Up!

August is always a slow month except when it comes to Feminist events! Because we know it’s hard for everybody to keep up with of all of them and we don’t want you to miss anything, here’s what we know is coming up: It’s time to end victim blaming and slut shaming! Tomorrow, Saturday August […]

It’s Politics. It’s Personal. It’s Choice: the Roe v. Wade 39th Anniversary Dinner

This piece was cross-posted from Blog For Choice, NARAL Pro-Choice America Last night, NARAL Pro-Choice America hosted our Roe v. Wade 39th anniversary dinner. The event brought together pro-choice stars from the political, activist, and entertainment worlds. The theme for this year’s event was “It’s Politics. It’s Personal. It’s Choice.” Our brilliant speakers weaved this […]

This week’s Taste of Feminism

Reading Materials Robert Massie has written another fascinating book, Catherine the Great. I bought it two days ago, and since then, I haven’t put it down. The story is about Sophia Augusta Fredrika von Anhalt Zerbst, a relatively unknown princess of minor German nobility, who traveled to Moscow to marry her second cousin, Peter, and […]

The Dark Side of the Beauty Business

Check out this infographic to get a sense of what America’s obsession with beauty is costing us!  One has to ask – is this really healthy? Via: Online MBA Blog

This week’s Taste of Feminism

Reading Materials I Love Myself When I Am Laughing…And Then Again When I Am Looking Mean and Impressive, a unique anthology with 14 examples of Hurston’s work on fiction, journalism, folklore and autobiography will be released in the beginning of November from Feminist Press. This unique publication establishes Zora Neale Hurston as the intellectual and […]

This week’s Taste of Feminism

Reading Materials In her latest book, If This Is Paradise, I Want My Money Back, author Claudia Carroll’s gives us another great and entertainment book with her cheeky writing style. Because every character is strong, self-supporting and interesting, it allows the reader to remain engaged in every single scene. The main character is Charlotte Grey. […]