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Gender pay gap still plagues workforce despite slow improvements - University Daily Kansan

Gender pay gap still plagues workforce despite slow improvements - University Daily Kansan | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Gender pay gap still plagues workforce despite slow improvementsUniversity Daily KansanWomen still make less money than men, according to a new study by the U.S. Census Bureau, which reports a 23 percent pay difference between the sexes in 2011.
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Rape Victim's Parents Fight To Keep Her 'Sexual History' Private After Her Murder

Rape Victim's Parents Fight To Keep Her 'Sexual History' Private After Her Murder | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
“Her right of privacy is the only right this animal didn’t take away from her."
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What It Means To Be A Woman Who Drinks

What It Means To Be A Woman Who Drinks | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Someone’s looking at me and my friends and judging us for how many drinks we decided to buy. A man just bought my friend a drink and is now harassing her because she doesn’t want to drink it. Another friend was just called a “slut” because she’s wearing high heels and i
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When a Swimsuit Is a Security Threat

When a Swimsuit Is a Security Threat | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
It’s grotesque that ‘burkini bans’ can claim support from Europe’s top human rights court.
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Every Day Congressional Republicans Attack Women’s Health Care

Every Day Congressional Republicans Attack Women’s Health Care | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
By Senator Ron Wyden and Senator Patty Murray
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Joyce Carol Thomas, Who Wrote of African-American Life, Dies at 78

Joyce Carol Thomas, Who Wrote of African-American Life, Dies at 78 | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The award-winning children’s writer portrayed complexities seldom seen in books created for young readers. | Writers & Books
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5 Awesome Ways Feminism Is Good for Your Mental Health

5 Awesome Ways Feminism Is Good for Your Mental Health | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
How does being a feminist benefit your community and mental wellbeing? Here’s the research on five ways feminism can be good for your mental health.
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Meet the Huntresses: 5 Biographies of Adventurous Women

Meet the Huntresses: 5 Biographies of Adventurous Women | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
With the release of The Huntress, the biography of fierce newspaperwoman Alicia Patterson, we're taking a look at more biographies of incredible women.
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Mills & Boon romances are actually feminist texts, academic says

Mills & Boon romances are actually feminist texts, academic says | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Val Derbyshire says no one should be embarrassed to read much-derided books, arguing many are literature of protest
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Proposal for LEGO set featuring “ladies who rock outer space” causes stir

Proposal for LEGO set featuring “ladies who rock outer space” causes stir | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A proposal from deputy editor of MIT News Maia Weinstock for a new LEGO set celebrating famous women of NASA has gained steam online, but not everybody is happy about it. "Women have played critical roles throughout the history of the U.S.
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The Exotic Dancer Who Became WWI’s Most Notorious Spy - History in the Headlines

The Exotic Dancer Who Became WWI’s Most Notorious Spy - History in the Headlines | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Once Europe’s most prominent striptease performer, Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari was executed by a French firing squad after she was found guilty of spying for the Germans during World War I.
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Want to win more medals in Olympic games? Close your gender gap

Want to win more medals in Olympic games? Close your gender gap | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Empowering women not only wins you more women's medals in the Olympics, it helps to boost male athletes' success, too. That's according to a series of studies and economic indicators.
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The Tory plan to stop 4 million people voting in the next general election

The Tory plan to stop 4 million people voting in the next general election | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
And it's women and the poor who will be most affected.
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The Myth of the 19th Amendment

The Myth of the 19th Amendment | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In June, Hillary Clinton took the stage in Brooklyn to celebrate securing enough delegates to become the presumptive Democratic nominee for president
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4 Insecure Thoughts I Have During Sex Thanks to Internalized Sexism

4 Insecure Thoughts I Have During Sex Thanks to Internalized Sexism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Internalized misogyny can make women feel insecure about how they look, sound, and more during sex. Here’s how sexism might influence your thoughts, and what this author does about it.
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Why Did It Take 9 Hours and 3 Emergency Rooms For This Woman to Get a Rape Kit?

Why Did It Take 9 Hours and 3 Emergency Rooms For This Woman to Get a Rape Kit? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
How could it be legal for multiple Houston, Texas, emergency rooms to refuse Dinisha Ball a rape kit? The complicated, infuriating, little-known reasons why women can be denied emergency care after a sexual assault
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Campaign to Elect a Woman UN Secretary-General

CAMPAIGN TO ELECT A WOMAN UN SECRETARY-GENERAL We have had 8 male S-Gs and our 9th should be a woman
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Women poised to lead Democratic return to power in the Senate

Women poised to lead Democratic return to power in the Senate | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Five of the seven races where Democrats could take seats from the GOP are being run by women, from Tammy Duckworth in Illinois to Ann Kirkpatrick in Arizona
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France and the Burkini

France and the Burkini | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
France has decided to ban 'burkinis' on various beaches. This means that armed police can now, with the weight of the law behind them, stand over a woman lying on the beach and force her to remove her clothes, as can be seen in the picture above (taken from this Guardian article). Notice that, as…
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We Have to Get Real, the Racial and Gender Pay Gap Exists

We Have to Get Real, the Racial and Gender Pay Gap Exists | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Black women have to work an additional seven months to earn what a white man makes in a year. It's time Black women got equal pay for equal work.
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3 Black Women Photographers Capture the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement

3 Black Women Photographers Capture the Legacy of the Civil Rights Movement | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
From Malcolm X to Madame Mama Bush, these photos offer varying visions of how the Civil Rights Movement affected black life.
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Girls Rock: Willie Mae Rock Camp Closes The Gap

Girls Rock: Willie Mae Rock Camp Closes The Gap | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
After school programs are where all the bad-ass teenagers in Brooklyn learn how to be amazing: Willie Mae is doing their part to empower women.
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Gloria Steinem on The Politics of Women

Gloria Steinem on The Politics of Women | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Gloria Steinem discusses the inequalities and prejudices young women can expect to face, during her commencement speech at Smith College in 1971.
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In Defense of Villainesses

In Defense of Villainesses | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
She’s fabulous. Her hair is done. Her makeup is flawless; her coat, luxurious. She’s single. She’s thin or she’s fat or she’s muscular or she’s old or she’s young but she’s never ever cute or soft …
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Women in History With Inspiring Stories

Women in History With Inspiring Stories | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This is a list of women in history who have worked hard to overcome their obstacles and achieve their dreams.
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Introducing the Schools Consent Project

Introducing the Schools Consent Project | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
As a volunteer going into schools, I will be presenting the current legal position regarding consent. Solicitor Emily McFadden on The Schools Consent Project.
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