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All We Want in 2016 is Equality in Hollywood

There have been rumblings about Hollywood’s neglect of women and Persons of Color (here on referred to as “POCs”) for quite some time, slowly getting louder until reaching a pivotal point when the Oscar nominations were very… whitewashed, and lacking of some curves, to say the least. Some have claimed conspiracy, others believe the actors […]

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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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Wake Up & Smell the Justice – Are We On the Up & Up?: The Fem2 Friday Rewind 12.5-12.11 2015

Welcome to the Fem2 Friday Rewind for the week of 12.5-12.11, 2015 – I’m happy to say there are more good things to highlight! Bring a little feminist positivity to tonight’s holiday party and wow your friends with your current knowledge of the latest fast facts in feminist news!     #RAPECULTURE #SEXUALASSAULT #BLACKWOMENMATTER FORMER […]

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The Rewind: On Diversity, “Smarts”, The Glass Cliff & Pope Francis, Feminist(?)

Welcome to the Fem2 Friday Rewind – your source for fast facts in feminist news – for Saturday, September 19 through Friday, September 25! In Feminist News this Week: EMMY HISTORY MADE: Two black women made Emmy History on Sunday. Viola Davis of How to Get Away with Murder is the first black woman to win the […]

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The #365FeministSelfie: Join the Party!

The project now has a logo and a fundraising shirt. Arreola talked about the hope that women can learn “to love that one little thing that they grew up hating,” and then reframe how they see it.  For the past twenty months, Veronica Arreola has been the driving force on a project that has the hybridity of an art […]

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White Women: The Time for Passivity Has Passed

We are heartbroken by the recent events in Charleston, SC.  We are heartbroken, and we are angry, that someone made “protecting women” their excuse to hurt and take the lives of innocent, peaceful people. I implore you to read this thoughtful piece from Chloe Angyal of The New Republic on the passive role of white women in […]

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(We Wish) Rachel Dolezal Statement on SC Shooting

This is the statement we wish Rachel Dolezal would release today: RACHEL DOLEZAL: Statement on Charleston, SC Church Shooting While the press has been obsessed with my story, countless acts of violence and racism have fallen from media attention. We were yanked back into the dangerous reality of living black in America when a white […]

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To Heal Our Communities, We Must Treat Each Other as Family

What’s going on in Ferguson? We have failed as a community to treat each other as kin. This is apparent in the way this incident was handled. If Mike Brown had been Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson’s son, he would still be alive. This is not about breaking the law, or being under the suspicion […]

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The Important Thing About “Trigger Warnings” on Campuses Is That We Are Talking About Them

In an article title “Warning: The Literary Canon Could Make Students Squirm,” The New York Times on Tuesday described ongoing debates on college and university campuses about whether or not trigger warnings should be used in advance of discussions that include, among other things, violent, racist and misogynistic content. This argument is a repeat of a […]

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What Feminists Can Learn from the Ani Di-Franco Righteous Retreat Disaster

Over the holidays. Musician Ani Di Franco had scheduled her Righteous Retreat to teach up and coming musicians at a…wait for it….slave plantation in Louisiana. Boom goes the dynamite. The reaction in the online feminist community was swift. Ani DiFranco was an important musician in the lives of many feminists who expressed disbelief at having […]

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