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Gender bias on Wikipedia | MetaFilter

Gender bias on Wikipedia | MetaFilter | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
While articles on the 1940 Pride and Prejudice film, gender identity, the sport of reining and scoleciphobia (fear of worms) were edited by a relatively even balance of men and women, the same cannot be said for articles on ...
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Philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft on the Imagination and Its Seductive Power in Human Relationships

Philosopher Mary Wollstonecraft on the Imagination and Its Seductive Power in Human Relationships | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"These emotions ... appear to me to be the distinctive characteristic of genius, the foundation of taste, and of that exquisite relish for the beauties of
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17 amazing women who probably aren't in history books, but should be.

17 amazing women who probably aren't in history books, but should be. | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Some women won't be found in history books. Don't let them be forgotten.
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Classic Women Writers: For Mary Shelley, Creating a Monster was Only the Beginning

Classic Women Writers: For Mary Shelley, Creating a Monster was Only the Beginning | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Please enjoy this encore post on the career of Mary Shelley, originally published on Friday, Oct 14, 2016. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley will always be linked to the novel Frankenstein and those who …

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Leslie Jones accuses Simon & Schuster over Milo Yiannopoulos book deal

Leslie Jones accuses Simon & Schuster over Milo Yiannopoulos book deal | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Ghostbusters star says publisher is helping figures including the ‘alt-right’ Breitbart News commentator to ‘spread hate’

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Speaking 'unspeakable things:' documenting digital feminist responses to rape culture

Speaking 'unspeakable things:' documenting digital feminist responses to rape culture | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This paper examines the ways in which girls and women are using digital media platforms to challenge the rape culture they experience in their everyday lives; including street harassment, sexual assault, and the policing of the body and clothing in

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How Racism Was First Officially Codified in 15th-Century Spain

How Racism Was First Officially Codified in 15th-Century Spain | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In 1449, a Toledo edict made racial discrimination legal.
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Nurse-Midwives are With Women, Walking a Middle Path to a Safe and Rewarding Birth

Nurse-Midwives are With Women, Walking a Middle Path to a Safe and Rewarding Birth | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In childbirth politics as in all politics, extreme viewpoints make the news, and sensible centrists are ignored. A couple of years ago, Ricki Lake provoked a firestorm of debate about home birth wi…
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Call for Papers: Feminism, Philosophy, and Engaging the Public

Call for Papers: Feminism, Philosophy, and Engaging the Public | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
​ CALL FOR PAPERS (AND ABSTRACTS) Feminism, Philosophy, and Engaging the Public: Theory, Policy, and Practice October 27-29, 2017 Western University, London, Ontario The conference will feature a workshop from feminist philosophers involved in policy. We welcome submissions about the variety of ways that feminist philosophers engage the public whether that’s through blogging and social…
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How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable (According to a Green Beret)

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable (According to a Green Beret) | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.
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Christmas Day 100 years ago in Washington, DC: honoring Inez Milholland!

Christmas Day 100 years ago in Washington, DC: honoring Inez Milholland! | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
One hundred years ago on Christmas Day, Washington, DC geared up for a memorial service for Inez Milholland, the nation's suffrage martyr. Photos are of the procession in the nation's capitol on December 25, 1916. John Tepper Marlin, a family relative, reflects on Inez Milholland in a terrific opinion piece from a NYS newspaper. http://www.suffragecentennials.com/?p=14560…
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How an Ambitious Program Is Empowering Boston’s Women to Stand Up for Equal Pay

How an Ambitious Program Is Empowering Boston’s Women to Stand Up for Equal Pay | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Last year, the city launched a series of salary-negotiation workshops. The results have been promising.
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These Teen Boxers Show Us All The Real Meaning Of Sportswomanship

These Teen Boxers Show Us All The Real Meaning Of Sportswomanship | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A Muslim boxer wasn’t allowed to fight in modest clothing. So her opponent shared the win.
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'Wonder Woman' Actress Gal Gadot Wants To Be A Role Model IRL For Young Girls

'Wonder Woman' Actress Gal Gadot Wants To Be A Role Model IRL For Young Girls | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
'Wonder Woman' Actress Gal Gadot Wants To Be A Role Model IRL For Young Girls. She says it starts with her own daughter and what she's teaching her.
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The untold stories of India’s female pioneers, brought to you by Google

The untold stories of India’s female pioneers, brought to you by Google | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Google’s Art & Culture platform is highlighting the “unheard stories” of Indian women via a new series of virtual exhibitions.
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17 amazing women who probably aren't in history books, but should be.

17 amazing women who probably aren't in history books, but should be. | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Some women won't be found in history books. Don't let them be forgotten.
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Harassment, rape and Donald Trump's defense of Roger Ailes

Harassment, rape and Donald Trump's defense of Roger Ailes | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it

Melinda Henneberger - Roll Call:


Trump stuck up for his old friend Roger Ailes. For a candidate with a historically low standing among women, this is bold talk.


One reason Trump may feel so bad for his buddy Roger Ailes is that he can relate. Because another thing Donald Trump has in common with Bill Clinton is that they’ve both been accused of, and strenuously denied, committing rape.


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Ken Feltman's curator insight, July 25, 2016 3:50 PM
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Government connections. Just a courtesy call away from innocence whether he committed the act or not, just because the President said So.

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Indigenous woman Kwitsel Tatel with her Message from Canada

Writer Milena Oda encountered an aborigine woman Kwitsel Tatel, a speaker for Aborigines People in Canada. We met in British Columbia, in Fountain Valley
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Hands off: More than 2 in 3 Americans don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned

Hands off: More than 2 in 3 Americans don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Trump may get to put an anti-abortion judge on the Supreme Court, but most Americans want to preserve Roe v. Wade
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Making America great again does not mean going back to the 1950's.

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Women and Pain: We look into patterns of dismissing, demeaning, and disbelieving women's pain

Women and Pain: We look into patterns of dismissing, demeaning, and disbelieving women's pain | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
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Resist! Rev. Barber Calls for Boycotting North Carolina.

Resist! Rev. Barber Calls for Boycotting North Carolina. | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
You know why. The bathroom bill, voter suppression, and the coup. North Carolina is not a democracy. “Enough is enough,” said Reverend Dr. William Barber, the president of the North Carolina NAACP. “We must draw a line in the sand. Othe
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Report finds blacks disproportionately arrested in Colorado

Report finds blacks disproportionately arrested in Colorado | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
DENVER (AP) - A first-of-its-kind report says black people in Colorado were arrested at a disproportionate rate last year and were more likely to be sentenced to prison than other racial groups. The report by the state's Division of Criminal Justice released Wednesday says blacks accounted for 12.4 percent of arrests and summonses in 2015. Yet they represent just 4.2 percent of the state's population. The report is the result of a new law requiring the state to analyze data fro
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We face a long, hard resistance. Take inspiration from these movements already in the fight

We face a long, hard resistance. Take inspiration from these movements already in the fight | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The year saw a late surge of anti-Trump protest after another election in which the Republican who lost the popular vote was headed for the White House. But 2016 had been a year filled with activism,
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Women Workers Fight Back Against Sexual Harassment and Assault

Women Workers Fight Back Against Sexual Harassment and Assault | 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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What Rep. Tom Price’s Appointment Could Mean for Women’s Health

What Rep. Tom Price’s Appointment Could Mean for Women’s Health | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, Nov. 29, President-elect Donald Trump announced his nomination of Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., to be the next secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Price, an orthopedic surgeon who presently represents the northern Atlanta suburbs, has been a vocal member of Congress
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Abortion Rights Groups Challenge Restrictions in Alaska, Missouri, North Carolina

Abortion Rights Groups Challenge Restrictions in Alaska, Missouri, North Carolina | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Planned Parenthood is among the plaintiffs suing states for medically unnecessary abortion regulations.
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