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25 Reasons I Need Feminism - Gurl.com

25 Reasons I Need Feminism - Gurl.com | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
What is feminism and who needs it? 16 Duke University college students take back the term and start a PR campaign to raise awareness about what feminism actually is.
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Trump's Cabinet Picks In Their Own Words

Trump's Cabinet Picks In Their Own Words | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
We’ve decided to let Trump’s domestic policy team strut their stuff and let their words speak for themselves.
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Maxine Waters Selected Again to Lead House Financial Services Committee

Maxine Waters Selected Again to Lead House Financial Services Committee | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) has once again been selected alongside Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) to lead the House Financial Services Committee. Waters, who was unanimously reelected for the position by the Democratic Caucus, will be entering her third term as Ranking Member. Maxine Waters has dedicated her career to providing a voice for disadvantaged …
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Gloria Steinem Joins Dakota Access Pipeline Protest to Call for Citibank Boycott

Gloria Steinem Joins Dakota Access Pipeline Protest to Call for Citibank Boycott | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"We want to encourage people to take their money out of this bank, that has been the lead bank in investing in an extremely destructive project."
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Hundreds of Women and Children Just Released From Immigrant Detention Need Support

Hundreds of Women and Children Just Released From Immigrant Detention Need Support | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Nearly five hundred women and children were released from family detention centers in Texas this week after a judge ruled these facilities were unsuitable for children. While the decision is a victory for advocates, the unexpected release has left families and aid organizations scrambling. The detention centers opened in 2014 as a response to the influx of Central American women and childre
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Your Ultimate Feminist Holiday Gift Guide

Your Ultimate Feminist Holiday Gift Guide | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
'Tis the season for giving — and the holiday shopping season is already in full swing. In the gallery above, we've rounded up the best gifts for you
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2016’s Feminist Features: 6 Ways Women Dominated the Best Movies of the Year

2016’s Feminist Features: 6 Ways Women Dominated the Best Movies of the Year | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
From "Lemonade" to "Jackie," "La La Land" to "Elle," and everything in between, 2016 was a standout year for female-facing cinema.
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Black Panther Women: The Unsung Activists Who Fed and Fought for Their Community

Black Panther Women: The Unsung Activists Who Fed and Fought for Their Community | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The 50th anniversary of the Black Panther Party for Self Defense was thrust into the mainstream early in 2016, when Beyoncé paid tribute
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These Women Handed Out Flowers To Edmonton Hijabis After A Hate Crime

These Women Handed Out Flowers To Edmonton Hijabis After A Hate Crime | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"It was just a lot of smiles and tears and gratitude."..
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Inez Milholland Centennial

Inez Milholland Centennial | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Inez Milholland Centennial celebrates the New York attorney and suffragist who died campaigning for Votes for Women in Los Angeles in 1916. Her death inspired American suffragists to picket the White House for the 19th Amendment.
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Anti-Choice Politician Says He’s ‘Never Thought About’ Why Women Choose Abortion

Anti-Choice Politician Says He’s ‘Never Thought About’ Why Women Choose Abortion | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
He thinks it might have to do with “economics.”
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Why the Hell Are We Jailing So Many People in the US? The Answer Will Infuriate You

Why the Hell Are We Jailing So Many People in the US? The Answer Will Infuriate You | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The US incarcerates more people than any other country in the world – and it’s a classist, racist criminal justice system that sends them to jail and prison. AJ+ and The Marshall Project explain the problem of mass incarceration.
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Christie Vetoes Bill That Would’ve Banned Solitary Confinement for Pregnant Women and Children

Christie Vetoes Bill That Would’ve Banned Solitary Confinement for Pregnant Women and Children | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
On Monday, New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill that would have strictly limited the state’s use of solitary confinement. Had the b
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Hate Crimes since the election: The Southern Poverty Law Center's report on Trump's America.

Hate Crimes since the election: The Southern Poverty Law Center's report on Trump's America. | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Southern Poverty Law Center [SPLC] is possibly the most active and effective organization targeting hate groups, including the klan, Neo-nazis, and Christian terrorists, in the country. The SPLC recently published a report on hate crime
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Why does a woman stay with a violent man? Sometimes, to save her life | Karen Ingala Smith

Why does a woman stay with a violent man? Sometimes, to save her life | Karen Ingala Smith | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Femicide Census reveals that 936 women were killed by men from 2009-15, and those who had recently left an abusive partner were most at risk
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The Man Behind Ohio's 'Heartbeat' Abortion Ban Was Accused Of Domestic Violence In 2011

The Man Behind Ohio's 'Heartbeat' Abortion Ban Was Accused Of Domestic Violence In 2011 | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"She got a little upset," State Sen. Kris Jordan said. "Girls do that."
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Standing Up To Hatred Has Never Been Easy. The Battle Ahead Requires Heroes.

Standing Up To Hatred Has Never Been Easy. The Battle Ahead Requires Heroes. | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In the post election viewpoint, many on the left have opined that identity politics are “over”, and that Democratic party members must move on. Even vaunted progressive icons have asked whether or not it is “easy” to stand up to issues of racis
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Flush Fatale: Illustrated Card Deck ft. Women from History

Flush Fatale is raising funds for Flush Fatale: Illustrated Card Deck ft. Women from History on Kickstarter! Flush Fatale is a deck of cards illustrated entirely by women, featuring 54 women from history.
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Viola Desmond to appear on new Canadian banknote

Viola Desmond to appear on new Canadian banknote | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Viola Desmond, often described as Canada's Rosa Parks for her 1946 decision to sit in a whites-only section of a Nova Scotia movie theatre, will be the first woman to be celebrated on the face of a Canadian banknote.
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Feminist News Round-Up: Middle East on Fire: Queer, Feminist, and Anti-Racist Music from Tel Aviv to Lebanon

Feminist News Round-Up: Middle East on Fire: Queer, Feminist, and Anti-Racist Music from Tel Aviv to Lebanon | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Queer, Feminist, and Anti-Racist Music from Tel Aviv to Lebanon.
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More Than 4,500 Women Have Signed Up to Run For Office Since the Election

She Should Run, an organization focused on training women for public leadership roles, has seen more than 4,500 sign up to run for office
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Gwen Ifill’s Profound Impact on African-American Women Journalists

Gwen Ifill’s Profound Impact on African-American Women Journalists | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
There is a crisis of representation in the media. We live in a racially and ethnically diverse nation that is 51% female, but the news media itself remains staggeringly limited to a single demographic.
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Ohio's Proposed Law Would Have Stopped Me From Getting an Abortion

Ohio's Proposed Law Would Have Stopped Me From Getting an Abortion | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Ohio's "heartbeat blll" would to ban abortion after six weeks, before many women even know they're pregnant.
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7 Irritating Comments Women Cyclists Are Tired of Getting

7 Irritating Comments Women Cyclists Are Tired of Getting | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
What’s it like being a woman cyclist in the male-dominated world of bicycling? These interactions with drivers, pedestrians, and other bikers show the assumptions and harassment women cyclists put up with.
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