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Q & A with Gaga Feminism Author J. Jack Halberstam and Book ...

Q & A with Gaga Feminism Author J. Jack Halberstam and Book ... | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
When I was asked to be part of the Gaga Feminism blog tour, I engaged my collaborator and dear friend Taylor Black to help me write some questions for QueerFatFemme.com. We've had bourbon/coke zero/cherry juice ...
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The Successful Woman's Secret? Sisterhood

The Successful Woman's Secret? Sisterhood | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
There is a wellspring of magic in women empowering other women. I would argue that it is one of the most transformational forces in the world for stretching our purpose on this planet.
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Women and Poverty, State by State

Women and Poverty, State by State | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
More than one in seven women, nearly 18.0 million, lived in poverty last year. Poverty rates were particularly high for families headed by single mothers — about four in ten (39.6 percent) were poor.
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Womanism, Black Feminism and Race In Feminist Discourse (Updated)

Womanism, Black Feminism and Race In Feminist Discourse (Updated) | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Back in May I posted an essay list with some of my essays specifically on womanism, Black feminism and race in feminist discourse, though just about anything I write is shaped by a womanist lens and...
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3 Things Young Women Need to Remember About Feminism

3 Things Young Women Need to Remember About Feminism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
3 Things That Young Women Need to Remember About Feminism Huffington Post For many women today -- especially millennials -- "feminism" conjures thoughts of bra-burning and man-hating, leading many to shy away from calling themselves feminists.
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8 Ways Digital Media Has Changed Women’s Lives

8 Ways Digital Media Has Changed Women’s Lives | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
RT @MediaGirlsOrg: .@sarahgranger talks to @MsMagazine about 8 Ways Digital Media Has Changed Women’s Lives http://t.co/U5eaaDv7m4
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Hospitals Are Billing Rape Victims Thousands of Dollars for Exams

Hospitals Are Billing Rape Victims Thousands of Dollars for Exams | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In 2005, the Violence Against Women Act was amended to provide free medical forensic exams to sexual assault victims who go to the hospital—whether or not they choose to file a police report.
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35 Years Later: Pioneering Women Directors Lament Dearth of Females Behind the Camera

35 Years Later: Pioneering Women Directors Lament Dearth of Females Behind the Camera | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Women today make up more than half of the U.S. population but direct only 14 percent of episodic TV productions and a mere 9 percent of movies (made under ...
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Women of Color and the Hidden Trauma of Police Brutality

Women of Color and the Hidden Trauma of Police Brutality | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Calling out discrimination can be a slippery thing, but the shame, humiliation and powerlessness we feel because of overly aggressive policing is real.
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Fannie Lou Hamer, Civil Rights Activist

Fannie Lou Hamer, Civil Rights Activist | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Fannie Lou Hamer was a 20th century civil rights activist in the United States. She was a devout Christian who viewed the African American struggle for equal rights as a spiritual struggle, and became known for singing hymns.
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9 facts about violence against women everyone should know

9 facts about violence against women everyone should know | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Most women experience a physical assault in their lifetime (RT @womensmediacntr: RT @WomenUndrSiege: 9 facts about violence against women everyone should know http://t.co/FEiraha97r #vaw #gbv)...
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USC Study: International films reinforce gender stereotypes

USC Study: International films reinforce gender stereotypes | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Salon USC Study: International films reinforce gender stereotypes Salon Just two days after actress Emma Watson delivered an international call-to-action for men and women to embrace feminism and works towards gender equality, the USC Annenberg...
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Activists urge renewed women’s rights focus as UN meets in New York

Activists urge renewed women’s rights focus as UN meets in New York | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Activists still demanding progress 20 years after Cairo deal, as UN meeting also aims to tackle newer problems of climate change and migration (RT @newsaboutwomen: Activists urge renewed women’s rights focus as UN meets in New York.
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12 Ally-Actions: On Being a Male Ally

12 Ally-Actions: On Being a Male Ally | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
By definition, an ally is an individual who is not a member of a particular marginalized identity but behaves in such a way that supports an individual or group, who are systemically devalued and/o...
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15-year-old boy's letter about Emma Watson's UN speech

15-year-old boy's letter about Emma Watson's UN speech | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A 15-year-old schoolboy has been applauded on social media for his mature response to Emma Watson's UN speech on gender equality (15-year-old boy's "magnificent" letter about Emma Watson's UN speech http://t.co/gpj6NnSm20...
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Profile of bell hooks, radical feminist, author, poet and teacher

Profile of bell hooks, radical feminist, author, poet and teacher | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
bell hooks author profile: For Books' Sake wishes happy 60th birthday to bell hooks, iconic author and cultural critic. (That 50 Shades of Grey woman?
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Are we listening to Syrian women?

Are we listening to Syrian women? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Are we listening to #Syrian women? http://t.co/0VhZnFfGQR via @feministing
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Modern Feminism's Alive and Kicking: Immigrants' Input

Modern Feminism's Alive and Kicking: Immigrants' Input | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Huffington Post Modern Feminism's Alive and Kicking: Immigrants' Input Huffington Post If we think of feminism as influence-seeking, it's as old as humanity. Strong women always strived to achieve individual influence -- and some succeeded.
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Abortion's Racial Gap

Abortion's Racial Gap | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Even as the U.S. abortion rate is at its lowest since Roe v. Wade, women of color are five times as likely to terminate a pregnancy as their white counterparts. Why?
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'Feminism Unfinished' a history of U.S. women's movements

'Feminism Unfinished' a history of U.S. women's movements | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, the National Book Awards released its nonfiction longlist, and it included only one book written by a woman. None were biographies of women.
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After a Twitter war with Twitter’s CEO, Vivek Wadhwa continues to advocate for women in Silicon Valley

After a Twitter war with Twitter’s CEO, Vivek Wadhwa continues to advocate for women in Silicon Valley | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Last October, Vivek Wadhwa got in a fight with Twitter CEO Dick Costolo. He waged a war with Twitter's CEO. Now Vivek Wadhwa is proud to be a feminist.
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Dear UN: Where Are the Women in Your Ebola Prevention Plan?

Dear UN: Where Are the Women in Your Ebola Prevention Plan? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Dear UN: Where Are the Women in Your Ebola Prevention Plan? http://t.co/Op5NxYmn2W via @msmagazine cc. @ComfortMussa @WCAWorld @AWID @awdf01
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20 Facts About Gender Bias in Movies

20 Facts About Gender Bias in Movies | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Girls and women, infinitely diverse in their interests, appearance, ambition, ability, aspirations, make up more than 50 percent of the human population, but you would never know any of this watching our top grossing films.
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The Stella Count is in – women authors don't get fair treatment

The Stella Count is in – women authors don't get fair treatment | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
So, the Stella Count is in for 2013.These are annual statistics collected by the Stella Prize that measure the number of books by women that get reviewed in major publications and the number of books… (Books authored by men much more likely to be ...
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Health Researchers Will Get $10.1 Million to Counter Gender Bias in Studies

Health Researchers Will Get $10.1 Million to Counter Gender Bias in Studies | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Health Researchers Will Get $10.1 Million to Counter Gender Bias in Studies New York Times In an effort to begin addressing persistent gender bias in laboratory research, the National Institutes of Health announced Tuesday that it will distribute...
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The mother in jail for helping her daughter get an abortion tells her story

The mother in jail for helping her daughter get an abortion tells her story | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
RT @feministing: The mother in jail for helping her daughter get an abortion tells her story: http://t.co/KGf66ISzg5
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