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Slut! Reclaim the word or banish It?

Slut! Reclaim the word or banish It? | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it

The Limbaugh controversy is a perfect example of the complexities of reappropriating, or renouncing, the slur.


by TRACY CLARK-FLORY, AlterNet


Until now, reclaiming the word “slut” never appealed to me. I fully supported the message of SlutWalk — that women don’t ask to be raped by dressing a certain way — but I had no interest in applying the slur to myself. But this Limbaugh thing has me singing a different tune. [MORE]


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Coffee Party Feminists & Lunch with Louden are both parts of the BE THE MEDIA Project by Coffee Party USA

Coffee Party Feminists & Lunch with Louden are both parts of the  BE THE MEDIA Project by Coffee Party USA | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it

The Coffee Party USA membership believes that money-in-politics is the keystone issue in this republic's democracy today. WOMEN are now targets for special interests that use the influence of their political contributions to impose their religious, economic, and political will. Coffee Party Feminists is a part of the BE THE MEDIA project. It is intended to share evidence of special interest targeting and to report on actions being taken across America to defend and restore women's rights.

 

When you JOIN the Coffee Party or RENEW your membership, you become one of the grass roots funders of our BE THE MEDIA Project. 

 

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Child Marriage, More “Abortion Reversal,” and GOP Tears: This Week in Women’s Rights

Child Marriage, More “Abortion Reversal,” and GOP Tears: This Week in Women’s Rights | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
A digest of what’s up and down in the state legislatures, including bathroom bills and bans on fetal tissue research.
J'nene Solidarity Kay's insight:

Keep an eye on your state house. #WeMarch #StayInvolved

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25 Hilarious Protest Signs Made By Hilarious Women

25 Hilarious Protest Signs Made By Hilarious Women | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
25 Hilarious Protest Signs Made By Hilarious Women | Need some inspiration for your next protest? These hilarious signs prove that times may be tough for ladies, but you don't have to be serious to make a good point.
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Smile time (activist self care). Enjoy these signs carried by #WomenMarch across America. 

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5 Self Care Tips for Activists — 'Cause Being Woke Shouldn't Mean Your Spirit's Broke - Everyday Feminism

5 Self Care Tips for Activists — 'Cause Being Woke Shouldn't Mean Your Spirit's Broke - Everyday Feminism | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
Constant stress will wear you out – but it's hard to avoid when you're politically conscious. If you tend to do social justice work all day, every day, here are some self care suggestions just for you.
J'nene Solidarity Kay's insight:

We have all seen 'activist self care' posts but I hope you read this one top to bottom. #ThursdayThoughts #StayInvolved 

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Today We Remember Japanese Citizens Interned and Legal Immigrants Deported by Executive Order

Today We Remember Japanese Citizens Interned and Legal Immigrants Deported by Executive Order | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it

Never forget. American citizens lost their civil liberties and legal immigrants were deported because they shared a heritage with the enemy. 

J'nene Solidarity Kay's insight:

On February 19, 1942,  Executive Order 9066, The Japanese Relocation Act, cost 110,000 American citizens and immigrants their homes, businesses, and the American way of life.  

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On February 19, 1942,  Executive Order 9066, The Japanese Relocation Act, cost 110,000 American citizens and immigrants their homes, businesses, and the American way of life.  

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#ProtestPP Supporters 'Expose' Planned Parenthood Using False Information - Rewire

#ProtestPP Supporters 'Expose' Planned Parenthood Using False Information - Rewire | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
“Medicaid insurance is for very, very low-income people in our state,” said a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood Advocates in Missouri. By defunding the reproductive health-care provider, legislators would be "taking away care for very low-income patients at Planned Parenthood.”
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Facts v Talking Points. #ProtestPP delivers lies to anti-Planned Parenthood demonstrators. 

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Record on Women's Issues

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Record on Women's Issues | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it

Another cabinet member who has questionable credentials if one assumes the position should strengthen, rather than destroy, our country.

J'nene Solidarity Kay's insight:

Thanks to NARAL for this look at our country's legal leader. #StayInvolved #WeMarch

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Sen. Lindsey Graham: Silencing Sen. Elizabeth Warren 'was long overdue'

Sen. Lindsey Graham: Silencing Sen. Elizabeth Warren 'was long overdue' | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham says the silencing of Sen. Elizabeth Warren on the Senate floor Tuesday was "long overdue."
J'nene Solidarity Kay's insight:

He sneered as he made this snotty comment. But "we" don't impune other Senators, right? #Civility?

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Breaking: Democrats are holding the Senate floor for 24 hours to protest Betsy DeVos' Nomination

Breaking: Democrats are holding the Senate floor for 24 hours to protest Betsy DeVos' Nomination | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
Watch live here.
J'nene Solidarity Kay's insight:

Filibuster in progress. Watch now! #StayInvolved

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Women Are In Action 

Women Are In Action  | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it

Image credit unkown. Thank you, to our mystery artist..

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Women are in action. For us all. #Solidarity

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The Neil Gorsuch Anti-choice History 

The Neil Gorsuch Anti-choice History  | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
Gorsuch has a long career linked to anti-choice politicians and judges.
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Although written by a special interest group, this documents reasons for not supporting this nominee, and will help pro and con readers understand this opposition. 

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President Taps Two Male CEOs to Advise Him on Women in the Workplace

President Taps Two Male CEOs to Advise Him on Women in the Workplace | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
Walmart CEO Doug McMillon and EY CEO Mark Weinberger will advise Donald Trump on women in the workforce.
J'nene Solidarity Kay's insight:

I love it when men who make $15M - $20M a year and receive accolades from Wall Street insiders are presumed to know anything about women workers, the group that makes up the majority of minimum wage employees.

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With “amazing” ignorance: The president’s Black History Month celebration was embarrassing

With “amazing” ignorance: The president’s Black History Month celebration was embarrassing | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
To commemorate black history, Donald Trump celebrates Frederick Douglass for doing whatever it is he did
J'nene Solidarity Kay's insight:

Unprepared to the point of appearing dismissive, the president showed us all just how much Black History Month meant to him: nothing at all. 

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This Woman Believes....

This Woman Believes.... | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it

Thanks to Carolyn English for sharing.

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This is my vision. And you?

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Individual Postcard – Trump Pink Slip #TheIdesOfTrump

Individual Postcard – Trump Pink Slip #TheIdesOfTrump | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it

Americans Resist will send your postcard for a small fee.

J'nene Solidarity Kay's insight:

#TheIdesOfTrump Mail a postcard on March 15 telling the president why you think he should be fired. @AmericansResist can send your card(s) for you.

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Americans Resist can send your #TheIdesOfTrump postcard for you! Mail by March 15!

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Happy International Women's Day

Happy International Women's Day | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it

#BeBoldForChange

J'nene Solidarity Kay's insight:

#BeBoldForChange - Happy International Women's Day. #Solidarity #StayInvolved

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Oklahoma Lawmakers Want Men to Approve All Abortions

Oklahoma Lawmakers Want Men to Approve All Abortions | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
Oklahoma ranks second behind Louisiana for the sheer number of abortion restrictions passed since 1973.
J'nene Solidarity Kay's insight:

"The legislation would require a woman seeking an abortion first to obtain written permission from her sexual partner. It would also require her to provide his name to her doctor and would forestall the procedure if the man wanted the opportunity to challenge paternity." #WeMarch

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Charlotte and Janie Talk About Health Care

Charlotte and Janie Talk About Health Care | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it

Janie and Charlotte were best friends in college. They still maintain a good friendship even though they have some different perspectives on politics, culture and theology: 

J'nene Solidarity Kay's insight:

Two friends, Right and Left, discuss their different perspectives on Obamacare. #DemocracyWithDignity

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To Halt the Slide Into Authoritarianism, We Need a General Strike

To Halt the Slide Into Authoritarianism, We Need a General Strike | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
To make a general strike possible, we must organize strike funds and other supports to offset risks workers will bear.
J'nene Solidarity Kay's insight:

A thoughtful discussion about the whys and hows of a general strike. #StayInvolved

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First They Marched, Now More Than 13,000 Women Are Planning to Run for Office

First They Marched, Now More Than 13,000 Women Are Planning to Run for Office | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
Organizations that recruit women to run for office are seeing an unprecedented spike in interest.
J'nene Solidarity Kay's insight:

Run Like A Girl!

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Silence the Woman

Silence the Woman | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it

Rep Senators voted on Tuesday to formally silence a Dem colleague for" impugning a peer", Jeff Sessions, while reading a letter from Coretta Scott King. Fellow Senators have since read the same letter and not been silenced. 

J'nene Solidarity Kay's insight:

The Corporatization of our government was in full swing, silencing a consumer advocate and burr in the side of Wall Street and banking.#LetLizSpeak

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Don't Waste Words on People Who Deserve Your Silence

Don't Waste Words on People Who Deserve Your Silence | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it

Image thanks to WomenWorking.Com

J'nene Solidarity Kay's insight:

Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.

Image thanks to WomenWorking.com

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This Artist Sent Her Painting To The New Yorker On A Whim. Now It's The Cover.

This Artist Sent Her Painting To The New Yorker On A Whim. Now It's The Cover. | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
Meet Abigail Gray Swartz, the artist who gave Rosie the Riveter the pussy hat she deserves.
J'nene Solidarity Kay's insight:

You go, girl! Resistance Art ROCKS!

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I am a powerful "snowflake". Winter is coming. 

I am a powerful "snowflake". Winter is coming.  | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it

Image thanks to Tonya Wollschleger

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I am a powerful "snowflake". Winter is coming!

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President's Nightmare: Women Opposing Him

President's Nightmare: Women Opposing Him | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
From Kamala Harris to Sally Yates, they’re on the front lines of the fight.
J'nene Solidarity Kay's insight:

From day one women have stood up for American values. At the  #WomensMarch, grassroots efforts in States, strength in Congress, and immigrant representation after the ban, women are standing up.

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Nuns on the Bus and the Proposed Federal Budget

Nuns on the Bus and the Proposed Federal Budget | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
​When I read this morning that Trump has vowed to make Paul Ryan’s economic budget a reality, I did not spit my coffee because I wasn’t surprised, but the horror with which I’ve live
J'nene Solidarity Kay's insight:

"The level of income inequality with which we live is about to quadruple. I often wonder what the end game is.  Is it a return to the feudal system where we live by the leave and the largesse of the super rich?" 

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