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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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Rich Mom, Poor Dad: Women become breadwinners

Rich Mom, Poor Dad: Women become breadwinners | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it

by JENNIFER LUDDENRnpr.org

 

Liza Mundy's The Richer Sex is like a fantastical trip through the looking glass into a future few of us dared imagine, but which Mundy forcefully illustrates is already well under way. Forget gender parity. Mundy culls a broad range of research to lay out how women are fast overtaking men in today's economy, a shift that is happening worldwide.

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Shit Men Say to Men Who Say Shit to Women on the Street

"Shit Men Say to Men Who Say Shit to Women on the Street" was inspired by International Anti-Street Harassment Week. It was created by a group of women and m...

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Annie Lennox Discusses Feminism & HIV

Annie Lennox Discusses Feminism & HIV | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it

by DAVID PESCHEK, The Quietus

 

David Peschek spends ten minutes with Annie Lennox and discusses HIV, Africa, International Women's Day, celebrity culture and why an Evening Standard columnist "should be ashamed of herself". [MORE]


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Women in Technology: Learning the rules of a boys' game

Women in Technology: Learning the rules of a boys' game | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it

By MARIA INGOLD (FilmFlex Movies), Computer Weekly.com


What seems clear to me is that there are three challenges for getting women into technology. One – generate enough interest in technology to learn about it. Two – enter into the work environment. And three – stay and advance in it through to CTO/CIO at board level.


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