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Museum 2.0: Open Thread: Is the Gender Imbalance in the Arts a ...

Museum 2.0: Open Thread: Is the Gender Imbalance in the Arts a ... | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Note: This is a post about gender diversity. I feel strongly that there are huge issues with racial and ethnic diversity in museums and arts organizations that deserve a million more posts. I don't know if gender diversity deserves ...
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French feminists call for lowering of tampon tax

French feminists call for lowering of tampon tax | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Menstruation is not a choice. So says the slogan of a petition against the tax on sanitary towels and tampons, which has been launched in France by the feminist collective Georgette Sand.
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Reclaim feminism on International Women's day

Reclaim feminism on International Women's day | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
One of the themes adopted for next week’s International Women’s Day is ‘make it happen’.
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Why the Feminist Library is more vital than ever

Why the Feminist Library is more vital than ever | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Despite scant funding and resources, London’s Feminist Library is turning their 40th year into a celebration of storytelling, history – and, hopefully, sofas.
Via Trudy Raymakers, Caroline Claeys
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The Entrepreneur Fighting Gender Stereotypes In Combat Sports

The Entrepreneur Fighting Gender Stereotypes In Combat Sports | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
How a combat sports company for women is doing more than just transforming how we see female fighters.
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Women & Literature in English History: 'Mediatrix: Women, Politics and Literary Production in Early Modern England' by Julie Crawford

Women & Literature in English History: 'Mediatrix: Women, Politics and Literary Production in Early Modern England' by Julie Crawford | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it

a book which provides innovative close readings of the lives and writings of some of early modern England’s most famous and controversial aristocratic women

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Why more men should fight for women's rights

Why more men should fight for women's rights | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
To end the harm inflicted by aggressive masculinity men must embrace feminism – without stealing it
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IMF Chief: Closing The Gender Gap Makes Economic Sense

IMF Chief: Closing The Gender Gap Makes Economic Sense | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Gender equality is an economic principle, not just a concept of female empowerment....
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Patricia Arquette calls for wage, gender equality in show-stealing Oscar speech

Meryl Streep and Jennifer Lopez's reactions were equally priceless.
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Watch Patricia Arquette's gender equality Oscars speech

Patricia Arquette delivers a powerful feminist message after winning the Best Supporting Actress Academy Award for her role in Boyhood Get the latest headlines http://www.telegraph.co.uk/...
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The women of Bhopal take a step towards gender equality

Star Plus takes a step towards Gender Equality with its initiative, Chal, Kar Pehel. Take the first step for Gender Equality, now!
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Feminist writers are so besieged by online abuse that some have begun to retire

Feminist writers are so besieged by online abuse that some have begun to retire | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The emotional costs of continuing are just too steep.
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Feminism in Comics: How Wonder Woman, Lois Lane & Other Females Have Fared Over the Years

Feminism in Comics: How Wonder Woman, Lois Lane & Other Females Have Fared Over the Years | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
An upcoming lecture in Clear Lake outside Houston will cover how women have been portrayed in comics over the years.
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Bottom line feminism

Bottom line feminism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
If there is a single most important issue that could make the greatest difference to women’s rights in Pakistan, it is their financial independence.
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Eleanor Marx led a revolutionary life with a tragic ending

Eleanor Marx led a revolutionary life with a tragic ending | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The idea of Eleanor Marx is terribly attractive. Here was a young woman born in Victorian England, holding her own while living among some of the great intellectuals of her time — and ours.
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Hillary Clinton criticizes Silicon Valley's gender gap during tech summit

Hillary Clinton criticizes Silicon Valley's gender gap during tech summit | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The former secretary of state says industry leaders ‘bump your heads on the glass ceilings that persist’ and discusses other likely campaign issues
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Risks To Women Who Are Public About Their Feminism

Threats to physical and emotional well-being often assail women who publicly avow their feminism, says anthropologist Barbara J. King.
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British Women's History: 'Female Alliances: Gender, Identity and Friendship in Early Modern Britain' by Amanda Herbert

British Women's History: 'Female Alliances: Gender, Identity and Friendship in Early Modern Britain' by Amanda Herbert | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it

Historian Leonie Hannan praises a beautifully written and insightfully argued work, based on meticulous primary research

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Why Our Feminism Must Be Intersectional (And 3 Ways to Practice It)

Why Our Feminism Must Be Intersectional (And 3 Ways to Practice It) | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Intersectional feminism, at its core, is a practice of incorporating compassion and empathy into our feminist politic. It asks us to expand beyond the experience of white, middle-class, straight, cis, able-bodied women in order to be more inclusive.
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'Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution' by Mona Eltahawy

'Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution' by Mona Eltahawy | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Egyptian-American journalist and feminist activist Eltahawy unleashes her passion and outrage at misogyny in the Arab world.
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Is the Gender Pay Gap Still There?

By Nancy F. Clark Have you been thinking women’s pay is creeping up to men’s, but it’s just going too slowly? Have you been thinking that women with children often choose to work part-time so that’s why the average pay for all women comes down?
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Anti-choicers: Stop bullying women with bloody photos

Anti-choicers: Stop bullying women with bloody photos | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
An "awareness project" reveals the dirty tactics of reproductive rights foes
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How We Cope With Illness Depends on Personality and Gender

How We Cope With Illness Depends on Personality and Gender | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A new study has found that gender and personality matter in how people cope with physical and mental illness.
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22 Books Women Would Like Men to Read

22 Books Women Would Like Men to Read | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This is the era of the book round-up. 30 books everyone should read before they're 30; 20 books they should read in their 20s; 50 books all women should read; 12 books introverts will love.
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