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What’s Up, Pussy Hat? Knitting Activists Cause Shortages of Pink Yarn

What’s Up, Pussy Hat? Knitting Activists Cause Shortages of Pink Yarn | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
In the weeks leading up to Inauguration Day and the Women's March on Washington, a furious knitting revolution is sweeping craft baskets across the country.
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Looks like we are going to have 50 shades of pink at the Women's March on Washington! RightON!

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Your Right To Bare Breasts

by DEANNA, Kitch-Slapped

 

Given all the ruckus about breast feeding in public (something which relegated me to the isolation of many a stuffy room, even during family gatherings), I consider the right to bare breasts right up there with the right to bear arms. So meet crusader and an activist Moira Johnston, aka The East Village Topless Lady, who is working to spread the all-important message that it is legal for women to be topless — at least in New York City, since 1992. [MORE]


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Journalism and Activism: Lunch with Louden 1/5/17

Journalism and Activism: Lunch with Louden 1/5/17 | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it
Journalism and Activism: the witness and the witnessed.

 

In this day and age the world, and especially the online world, is awash in communication. The vast majority of this communication, however, is not news and especially not journalism. Guest journalist Cheryl Hatch will help us understand the difference. 

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Journalism and Activism: Lunch with Louden 1/5/17. Call in 646-929-2495 Noon Pacific/3PM Eastern, stream live or later at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/coffeepartyusa/2017/01/05/journalism-and-activism-lunch-with-louden-1517.

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Journalism and Activism: Lunch with Louden 1/5/17. Call in 646-929-2495 Noon Pacific/3PM Eastern, stream live or later at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/coffeepartyusa/2017/01/05/journalism-and-activism-lunch-with-louden-1517.

Coffee Party USA's curator insight, January 5, 2:09 PM

Journalism and Activism: Lunch with Louden 1/5/17. Call in 646-929-2495 Noon Pacific/3PM Eastern, stream live or later at http://www.blogtalkradio.com/coffeepartyusa/2017/01/05/journalism-and-activism-lunch-with-louden-1517.

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Who needs feminism?

Who needs feminism? | Coffee Party Feminists | Scoop.it

by ALLISON BEATTIE, MICHELLE BURROWS,

KATE GADSDEN, and SARAH KENDRICKBY,

The Chronicle, Duke University


Identify yourself as a feminist today and many people will immediately assume you are a man-hating, bra-burning, whiny liberal. Perhaps a certain charming radio talk show host will label you as a “Feminazi” or “slut.” Even among more moderate crowds, feminism is still seen as too radical, too uncomfortable or simply unnecessary. Feminism is both misunderstood and denigrated regularly right here on Duke’s campus.


We, the 16 women of Professor Rachel Seidman’s course Women in the Public Sphere, have decided to fight back against these popular misconceptions surrounding the feminist movement. [MORE]


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