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Benoîte Groult, French Feminist and Writer, Dies at 96

Benoîte Groult, French Feminist and Writer, Dies at 96 | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Ms. Groult’s 1988 novel, ‘Salt on Our Skin,’ was branded by some as pornographic for its depiction of an extramarital affair.
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Supreme Court upholds University of Texas affirmative action admissions program

Supreme Court upholds University of Texas affirmative action admissions program | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court on Thursday said University of Texas admission officials may consider the race of student applicants in a limited way to build a diverse student body
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Supreme Court Upholds Tribal Rights in Key Sexual Assault Case

Supreme Court Upholds Tribal Rights in Key Sexual Assault Case | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Dollar General was fighting against the rights of a Native American tribal court to prosecute a sexual assault. They lost.
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House Republicans used the sit-in to vote on a Zika bill that targeted Planned Parenthood

House Republicans used the sit-in to vote on a Zika bill that targeted Planned Parenthood | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
It was a long, weird night on the House floor — but it was business as usual for the GOP and women’s health.
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Trump Taps Extremists, Anti-Choice Advocates in Effort to Woo Evangelicals

Trump Taps Extremists, Anti-Choice Advocates in Effort to Woo Evangelicals | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Representatives from radical anti-abortion group Operation Rescue praised Trump’s commitment to its shared values during the event. “I’m very impressed that Mr. Trump would sit with conservative leaders for multiple questions, and then give direct answers,” said the organization's president, Troy Newman, who was in attendance at a question-and-answer event on Tuesday.
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Gender-neutral on paper but not in effect

Gender-neutral on paper but not in effect | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"The policies led to a 19 percentage-point rise in the probability that a male economist would earn tenure at his first job. In contrast, women’s chances of gaining tenure fell by 22 percentage points. ...They found that men who took parental leave used the extra year to publish their research, amassing impressive publication records. But…
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Sheffield's wartime 'Women of Steel' statue unveiled

Sheffield's wartime 'Women of Steel' statue unveiled | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A statue dedicated to the women who worked in Sheffield's steelworks during both world wars is unveiled in the city.
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Women must unite to maximise success in start-ups

Women must unite to maximise success in start-ups | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Could women-only business courses boost the number of successful female entrepreneurs? Shima Barakat is one of a group of academics who thinks yes. “I’ve heard people rant about how we shouldn’t be talking about gender in entrepreneurship, that
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Do you challenge everyday misogyny and ‘rape culture’?

Do you challenge everyday misogyny and ‘rape culture’? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In today's guest blog post Miriam David explains why the need to challenge every day misogyny and 'rape culture' is more relevant and necessary than ever... Miriam David's book Reclaiming feminism: challenging everyday misogyny publishes today! For more details and to get your copy click here. Unexpectedly driving down Park Lane, London the other day,…
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Reviving the Journals of Sylvia Plath

Reviving the Journals of Sylvia Plath | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The unabridged Journals of Sylvia Plath span the entirety of the poet's adult life. Karen Kukil, who edited the journals, reflects on what we can learn from them about Plath's life and work.
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Is Washington Ready for a Feminist Foreign Policy?

Is Washington Ready for a Feminist Foreign Policy? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Whether the traditional foreign policy establishment in Washington wants to admit it, gender has been thrust into the center of global security.
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a review of We Were Feminists Once: From Riot Grrrl to CoverGirl®, the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement

a review of We Were Feminists Once: From Riot Grrrl to CoverGirl®, the Buying and Selling of a Political Movement | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Second Coming of Gloria Steinem Or an Alternate Reality ReviewAndi Zeisler is a master writer. On each page we are rewarded by a penetrating an
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Essential Viewing: the Films of Agnès Varda

Essential Viewing: the Films of Agnès Varda | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The reason why it is essential to sing the praises and recommend the films of Agnès Varda — even when there’s no anniversary or birthday or award to celebrate or death to mourn — is that her work is consistently exceptional yet criminally underseen. Varda has her fair share of admirers and retrospectives, but I’m no
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Why Women (Sometimes) Don't Help Other Women

Why Women (Sometimes) Don't Help Other Women | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
It’s not because they’re inherently harsher leaders than men, but because they often respond to sexism by trying to distance themselves from other women.
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7 Ways to Practice Self-Care Around Your Abortion

7 Ways to Practice Self-Care Around Your Abortion | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Whatever you're feeling about your abortion is valid. These practical self-care tips can help you before, during, and after the process.
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Women's Equality Party call to protect women's rights

Women's Equality Party call to protect women's rights | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Women’s Equality Party are calling for urgent measures to protect women’s rights, as Britain votes to leave the European Union.
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Here's What Happened When Teens Talked to This Degrassi Star About Feminism

Here's What Happened When Teens Talked to This Degrassi Star About Feminism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
How do today's youth approach feminism? Degrassi's Adamo Ruggiero visits his old high school for an awesome conversation.
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Sophia Smith Collection - Voices of Feminism Oral History Project

Sophia Smith Collection - Voices of Feminism Oral History Project | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Oral history interviews with women activists in the United States. Narrators include labor, peace, land tenure and anti-racism activists, artists and writers, lesbian rights advocates, grassroots anti-violence and anti-poverty organizers, and women of color reproductive justice leaders.
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Petition: Make it illegal for a company to require women to wear high heels at work

Petition: Make it illegal for a company to require women to wear high heels at work | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
It's still legal in the UK for a company to require female members of staff to wear high heels at work against their will. Dress code laws should be changed so that women have the option to wear flat formal shoes at work, if they wish. Current formal work dress codes are out-dated and sexist.
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Here's The Powerful Letter The Stanford Victim Read To Her Attacker

Here's The Powerful Letter The Stanford Victim Read To Her Attacker | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A former Stanford swimmer who sexually assaulted an unconscious woman was sentenced to six months in jail because a longer sentenc
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National Women's History Museum - NWHM

National Women's History Museum - NWHM | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The National Women's History Museum (NWHM) is dedicated to reclaiming the missing half of history - women's history. Featuring Online Exhibits, women's biographies, and other women's history facts.
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How Young Feminists of Color are Transforming the Labor Movement

How Young Feminists of Color are Transforming the Labor Movement | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Today, young feminist women of color are fighting to transform the economic status of women—and they are succeeding.
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8 Lessons That Show How Emotional Labor Defines Women’s Lives

8 Lessons That Show How Emotional Labor Defines Women’s Lives | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Are you expected to give emotional labor in these ways? This author has poignantly captured the impact of this pressure on women and other people society labels “feminine.”
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Some of Us are Brave: Don't Dab for Me Hillary Clinton

Some of Us are Brave: Don't Dab for Me Hillary Clinton | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"I don’t reckon a Democratic candidate can abide an unenthused black, female electorate."
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