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Click: When We Knew We Were Feminists

A number of years ago, I had a part-time gig at an elementary school where I taught afterschool classes in art and film classics.  One warm June day, it was decided that the kids could spend thirty minutes in the playground.  As I watched a scene that was a combination of raw energy and mayhem, […]

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Sharing the Joy of Resistance Through Radio

by Fran Luck; posted with permission from On The Issues Magazine. Political feminism barely exists in corporate mainstream media. Shows like “Oprah” and “Tyra” – boasting female audiences in the tens of millions – owe their existence to space opened up by the feminist movement, but rarely, if ever, acknowledge that such a movement has […]

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A Feminist’s U-Turn: A Torrid Tale of Disappointment and Discovery

by Megan Carpentier; posted with permission from On The Issues Magazine. When my parents instilled in me the belief that I could do anything a boy could do, I’m not sure they really knew what they were going to get. They probably pictured me playing baseball (I turned to ballet) and taking calculus (I chose […]

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about this weekend

Here we are again with our recommendations. Enjoy your weekend! Reading Materials A lovely book by Lisa J. Shannon: A thousand Sisters, my journey of hope into the worst place on earth to be a woman. Lisa at 29 years old she started running and raising money for women in Congo. Enjoy her journey in […]

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a week of important news for women

If you missed it, Betty White hosted Saturday Night Live the past weekend and Jos at Feminisig.com wrote about it. Betty White hosted Saturday Night Live this past weekend following a Facebook campaign for her to appear on the show. She was joined by female alums of the show’s cast Tina Fey, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, […]

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About this weekend

The weekend is almost here and we cannot leave you without our recommendations. And then we are ready to enjoy the sunny weather! Reading Materials: A stunning book by the poet and essayist Jane Satterfield. Daughters of Empire: A memoir of a year in Britain and beyond speaks with passion about the relationship between mother […]

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A week of important news for women

The future of feminism needs to be acknowledged — Chloe at Feministing writes in "Young women are the future of feminism:" Closely connected to the feeling that young women aren’t grateful, it seems, is the feeling that young women today are so entitled. They’re ambitious and they speak their minds and sometimes it feels like […]

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About this weekend

We are here again with our recommendation for what’s happening and what worthy for reading. Take notes! Movies and Reading Materials: Love storytelling with fantastic visuals? How to Train Your Dragon, based on a book written by a female author (and, we must point out, three of the five producers are women), is here! (via […]

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About this weekend

Check out our recommendation for what’s happening and what’s worth reading this weekend: Reading Materials: The Opposite of Me by Sarah Pekkanen. Any woman can find characteristics of herself in this better-than-chick-lit story of self-identity and family (via Feminist Review). If you love poetry, Elizabeth Spires will inspire you and remind you that “everything is immaculate" […]

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A week of important news for women

Kripa at the Abortion Gang describes her thought process in becoming pro-choice, and she explains that woman’s role in life is more complex than only being a biological mother.  I realized I’m pro-choice the first time I heard an IVF ad in high school. I was well aware that people can have trouble having babies […]

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