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The Privilege of Choosing A Man Comes With Responsibilities

The Privilege of Choosing A Man Comes With Responsibilities | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
I constantly hear women complain about men being assholes, CHEATERS, irresponsible, and disrespectful. Well if that is true, then why are you sleeping with them? There are many problems in the dati...
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Discovering Black Feminism, The Power of Female Relationships

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Disability: the Cinderella of feminism? | Women's Views on News

Disability: the Cinderella of feminism? | Women's Views on News | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
Including disabled women in the feminist movement. (Disability: the Cinderella of feminism?
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SAFA to face gender commission - SPORT24

SAFA to face gender commission - SPORT24 | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
SAFA to face gender commissionSPORT24Johannesburg - The South African Football Association (SAFA) will this week appear before the Commission for Gender Equality to answer questions on their low targets and slow pace in addressing gender...
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Mike Messner, “Soft Essentialism,” and Ideologies that Gender Social Spaces ...

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Mike Messner has written a few pieces that I do not teach courses on gender without. One of them is an article about the opening ceremonies of a American Youth Soccer League in which his son participated–“Barbie Girls ...
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New Tactics | Joining Forces: Engaging men as allies in gender-sensitive peacebuilding

New Tactics | Joining Forces: Engaging men as allies in gender-sensitive peacebuilding | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
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The real reason African patriarchs have a problem with African feminism | MsAfropolitan

The real reason African patriarchs have a problem with African feminism | MsAfropolitan | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
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It's time to give Miss a big miss - The Age

It's time to give Miss a big miss - The Age | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
It's time to give Miss a big missThe AgeAs I write, I can already hear the naysayers asking why feminism isn't concerning itself with life-and-death issues rather than symbolic debates involving privileged Westerners.
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Daily Kos: Women of color in women's history: Part one—Native Americans

Daily Kos: Women of color in women's history: Part one—Native Americans | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
Growing up, the only native American women I ever learned about in school were Pocahontas and Sacajawea. As a teenager in New York City, little did I realize that when I went out dancing salsa to the sound of Cheo Feliciano singing Anacaona, the lyrics were about the first indigenous female ruler (casica) documented in the New World "discovered" by the Spanish.
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African Feminism Driven by African Women

African Feminism Driven by African Women | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
African feminism should not stereotype African women as ‘problems to be solved’, but should portray them as people who are capable of setting their own priorities and agenda. A distinctively African feminism will portray women as strong, innovative agents and decision-makers in their specific contexts. It should empower African women and work for them in ways that they want it to.
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Gender Equality: Too Far Or Not Far Enough? Sweden Gender Neutrality

Gender Equality: Too Far Or Not Far Enough? Sweden Gender Neutrality | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
The social construct of gender is so ingrained in almost every culture around the world, that even before a baby is born, it’s gender can mean a matter of life, death, or even... a party.
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A Rant: When Will More Women Demonstrate Their Power??

A Rant: When Will More Women Demonstrate Their Power?? | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
I’ve just finished reading The Princessa: Machiavelli for Women, by Harriet Rubin. The book looks at powerful and outrageous women throughout the ages who left their mark on history, and poin...
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ontd_feminism: 12 Books by Black Women Every Black Man (or ...

ontd_feminism: 12 Books by Black Women Every Black Man (or ... | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
I ran across this list, and even though it was originally written by a black man for other black men, I think it would also be a good guide for white women, since we also marginalize women of color and their history, both ...
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Is Feminism for the Middle Classes? - Huffington Post UK (blog)

Is Feminism for the Middle Classes? - Huffington Post UK (blog) | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
Is Feminism for the Middle Classes?Huffington Post UK (blog)It may just be me, but this is not how I picture the typical feminist of today.
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How feminism excludes working class women - New Statesman (blog)

How feminism excludes working class women - New Statesman (blog) | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
New Statesman (blog)How feminism excludes working class womenNew Statesman (blog)If it doesn't apply itself to women who don't know they need it, feminism is simply preaching to the converted. You might wonder what stops Razia Yilmaz getting a job.
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Women Key to Successful Startups, Suggest Studies - Technology Review

Women Key to Successful Startups, Suggest Studies - Technology Review | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
Groups that include women and men outperform those comprised of only one gender.
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Ethiopia/Lebanon: Online Outrage Over Death of Domestic Worker Turns into Activism · Global Voices

Ethiopia/Lebanon: Online Outrage Over Death of Domestic Worker Turns into Activism · Global Voices | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
Alem Dechasa, the woman seen in a mobile phone video footage circulating online being beaten and dragged by force into a car outside the Ethiopian consulate in Beirut, has committed suicide. The video sparked anger amongst Ethiopians netizens.
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First Peoples: Blog » Blog Archive » Guest Blogger: Jennifer Nez Denetdale on Indigenous Feminisms

First Peoples: Blog » Blog Archive » Guest Blogger: Jennifer Nez Denetdale on Indigenous Feminisms | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
Dr. Jennifer Nez Denetdale, author of Reclaiming Diné History and First Peoples advisory board member, recently delivered a powerful address on the role of feminism in contemporary Indigenous studies.
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Future of Feminism: Sex Workers Deserve Dignity and Care : Ms. Magazine Blog

Future of Feminism: Sex Workers Deserve Dignity and Care : Ms. Magazine Blog | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it

There’s no doubt that sex work in its various manifestations, ranging from stripping to prostitution to pornography, remains a contentious issue. It’s one on which even feminists notoriously disagree–a “fracture in ideology,” according to Kate Holden–with discussions veering back and forth between victimization and empowerment.

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What does feminism have to do with breastfeeding?

What does feminism have to do with breastfeeding? | Exploring Feminism | Scoop.it
At first blush, most people would say, “Nothing at all.” After all, the conventional wisdom is that breastfeeding is a maternal duty that forces women to eschew their career aspirations...
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