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Soraya Chemaly Talks Online Harassment of Women & the 2016 Election

Soraya Chemaly sat down with Alan Rosenblatt on The Dr. DigiPol Show for an hour-long discussion about the online harassment of women and its relationship to the 2016 Presidential election. The conversation ranged from gamergate to Trump’s harassment of women to the harassment of Hillary Clinton.  This is MUST SEE Web TV!

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Equal Pay Day 2016: What are you worth?

It sounds like a movie plot. Someone leaves an anonymous note in your locker informing you that you are being paid less than your male counterparts. Enough is enough, you bolster your spirits with thoughts of Susan B. Anthony, Betty Freidan and Ruth Bader Ginsberg. An inspiring orchestra score starts to swell as you march […]

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Maya Raghu & Workplaces Respond on Behalf of Domestic Violence Survivors

Author’s Note:  Raghu is now at the National Women’s Law Center. Linda A. Seabrook now serves as Project Lead and General Counsel for FUTURES   Maya Raghu has always been interested in human rights.  A child of immigrant parents, she was fascinated by the responsibilities of citizenship and its intersection with the rights of the people she […]

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Fem2 Friday Rewind: Seeking a Storm of Justice #Roe43 #SnowvWade

Welcome to the Fem2 Friday Rewind, your fast facts in feminist news for the week of 1.16-1.22, 2016. Here in DC, our Fem2 office is closed due to the impending massive snowstorm, yet we’re here to bring you the news from a local coffee shop instead!  We’ll jump right in: #RECLAIMROE #ROEVWADE #SNOWVWADE #STOPTHESHAM #1IN3 […]

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A Doula’s Worth Calculated: $58 Million

New research out of the University of Minnesota finally puts a price tag on support, empathy, compassion, and preparation—the key characteristics of doula support during pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period. Associate professor in the School of Public Health and author of the study, Katy Kozhimannil, confirmed what anecdotal history and other studies have already […]

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Challenging the “Norms” of Access & Culture: The Fem2 Friday Rewind 1.9.-1.15 2016

Welcome to the Rewind, your fast facts in feminist news for January 9-15, 2016. INTERNSHIP OPP: Our founding organization, turner4D, is seeking a paid intern! Are you a feminist? Do you love the news? Are you pro-choice? Do you love Fem2?  Want to be part of this incredible team?  This could be the job for you! […]

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Fem2 Friday Rewind: Welcome to 2016!

Welcome back to the Fem2 Friday Rewind, your fast facts in feminist news!  We hope you had a restful, restorative holiday season. Let’s dive into the New Year’s first week of news! ANNOUNCEMENTS: President Obama will deliver his final State of the Union address on January 12, 2016 at 9PM ET. The Fem2 team’s “Presidential Debates 2016” Twitter […]

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The Language of Rape

Language is a funny thing. So utterly vital to our lives, but also so fragile. In the aftermath of my experience with sexual violence I’ve come to realize how key language is our perceptions of events, and how the emotions that follow. I was sexually assaulted. I was raped. Two sentences with very different connotations. […]

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The Missing Ms. Santa

 Many children in Western cultures are raised on the notion that Santa Claus is a large, Caucasian man who spends one glorious evening a year flying around to deliver to the good children of the world their gifts for Christmas. This can be a charming, heartwarming tale for families to explain the sudden appearance of […]

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Fem2 Friday Rewind: 2015 Favorites

Hello Feminist Friends, This week’s Rewind we bring you many of our favorite posts from our amazing bloggers they’ve shared with us this past year. As we reflect on the past year, I would like to thank all of our bloggers and the broader Fem2pt0 community for supporting our mission. All of you have worked […]

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