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Mother’s Day for Peace

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Mother’s Day began as a call to action to improve the lives of families through health and peace.
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4 Rape Revenge Plots Unfolding Worldwide

4 Rape Revenge Plots Unfolding Worldwide | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
From the spectacle of injustice that was The Central Park Five to the realities flagged by Angelina Jolie’s vague ‘campaign’ at Srebrenica, the disciplinary functions of rape — within and without the home, with and without classed and racialized...
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Reeva Steenkamp and Oscar Pistorius: Not a question of fact, but perspective

When women are killed, we remain just as dead as any man in similar circumstances. It cannot be argued that we have not really died, that the bullet that went through our skull didn’t really hurt u...
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The Personal Is Political: the original feminist theory paper at the author's web site

The Personal Is Political: the original feminist theory paper at the author's web site | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
The Women's Liberation Movement classic theory paper from 1969 with a new explanatory introduction.
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How My Past As A Black Woman Informs Me As A Black Male Feminist

How My Past As A Black Woman Informs Me As A Black Male Feminist | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
I am not new to masculinity, but I am new to being a black man. I am new to the experience of male privilege, as well as the disprivilege of race that marks my black male body as suspect.
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How Feminism Hurts Men

How Feminism Hurts Men | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
Yesterday somebody on Facebook told me that feminism elevates women at the expense of men, that its agenda to validate women emasculates us guys. He was right. For men, the rise of feminism has rel...
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5 Ways White Feminists Can Address Our Own Racism

5 Ways White Feminists Can Address Our Own Racism | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it

When somebody points out that you've said or done something racist, perhaps something that hurt them personally, the game-changing response is first to understand that your intentions are not the centerpiece of the interaction.

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The Myth of Shared Female Experience and How It Perpetuates Inequality

The Myth of Shared Female Experience and How It Perpetuates Inequality | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
by Mia McKenzie I've been thinking a lot about shared female identity. A lot of people seem to think that being born with female parts bonds you in some significant way to other people who are born with female parts.
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Project MUSE - Being Lovingly, Knowingly Ignorant: White Feminism and Women of Color

Project MUSE - Being Lovingly, Knowingly Ignorant: White Feminism and Women of Color | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
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Father hacks 'Donkey Kong' for daughter, makes Pauline the heroine

Father hacks 'Donkey Kong' for daughter, makes Pauline the heroine | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
When Mike Mika saw the disappointment on his daughter's face when she realized Pauline wasn't a playable character in Donkey Kong, he felt a call to action. Thankfully Mika happens to be a...
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Is Non-Feminism the New Feminism? - KCET

Is Non-Feminism the New Feminism? - KCET | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
Is Non-Feminism the New Feminism?
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Yahoo's new CEO Marissa Mayer is catching major flak for telling her employees they can no longer work from home. Meanwhile, critics are slamming a new book by Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg for being elitist.
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Does Goddess Worship in India Have a Feminist Underpinning?

Does Goddess Worship in India Have a Feminist Underpinning? | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
Does the worship of goddesses in India have a feminist under-pinning? This is one of the questions I was looking at while researching for my book Sex and Power. The answer to my question I found, ...
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Feminism is not for everybody, although it can be - @mrphamodi

Feminism is not for everybody, although it can be - @mrphamodi | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
This morning I read Danielle Bowler’s commentary on the good versus bad feminist debate in her column We are all bad feminists, and that’s okay.
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The Radical Politics of Self-Love and Self-Care #feminism

The Radical Politics of Self-Love and Self-Care #feminism | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
"It is powerful to know that your circumstances don’t have to define you. We can determine how we perceive the various things that happen to us in a day.
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Black Gay Men on their Relationship to Feminism

Black Gay Men on their Relationship to Feminism | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
When gay men badger other gay men because of socially constructed ideals about how a man is supposed to act, when our position in the bedroom becomes a foundation for establishing gender roles, what we're doing is protecting and promoting misogyny...
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How I found my voice as a feminist of color

How I found my voice as a feminist of color | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
When a girl's pageant crown was rescinded because of her skin color, I finally said what I needed to say
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Melissa Harris-Perry and bell hooks Discuss Black Feminism and Black Womanhood in a Public Dialogue (video large)

Melissa Harris-Perry and bell hooks Discuss Black Feminism and Black Womanhood in a Public Dialogue (video large) | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
Watch Melissa Harris-Perry and bell hooks engage in a breath takingly brilliant discussion.
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How feminism became capitalism's handmaiden - and how to reclaim it

How feminism became capitalism's handmaiden - and how to reclaim it | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
Nancy Fraser: A movement that started out as a critique of capitalist exploitation ended up contributing key ideas to its latest neoliberal phase

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Where Credit Is Due #feminism

Where Credit Is Due #feminism | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
Remember the days when a woman couldn’t get a credit card without the permission of her husband, her father or some male relative?
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Why Men Can Be Good for Feminism

Why Men Can Be Good for Feminism | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
Men who dare to call themselves feminists have taken a lot of heat. Could things be changing?
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Do female bosses lead to better treatment for all women?

Do female bosses lead to better treatment for all women? | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
“More female leadership will lead to fairer treatment for all women," writes Sheryl Sandberg in her controversial new book. But is it true?
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The Real Women's Issue: Time

The Real Women's Issue: Time | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
Never mind Sheryl Sandberg's leaning in. To get more working women into senior roles, companies need to rethink the clock, writes Jody Greenstone Miller.
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