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Talking Julia Child, feminism, waving your freak flag with Bob Spitz ...

Talking Julia Child, feminism, waving your freak flag with Bob Spitz ... | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Image Sorry for the late notice on this, friends, but at 7 p.m. at BookPeople tonight, I'll be interviewing Bob Spitz, who last year published “Dearie,” which might be the longest, most detailed Julia Child biography in history.
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Appreciation: On the amazing singer-songwriter Billie Holiday, by Elizabeth Hardwick, award-winning essayist

Appreciation: On the amazing singer-songwriter Billie Holiday, by Elizabeth Hardwick, award-winning essayist | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
She was fat the first time we saw her, large, brilliantly beautiful, fat.
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Newspapers Herald Hillary's Historic Nomination by Running Photos of Her Husband

Newspapers Herald Hillary's Historic Nomination by Running Photos of Her Husband | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"Clinton claims nomination" reads the headline above a photo of Bill.
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Ivanka Trump Says Her Dad Is A Feminist. He Very Obviously Is Not.

Ivanka Trump Says Her Dad Is A Feminist. He Very Obviously Is Not. | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Hiring women who will make you money does not a feminist make.
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GuardianWitness - #CanHeSayThat? Share your stories of subtle sexist moments at work

GuardianWitness - #CanHeSayThat? Share your stories of subtle sexist moments at work | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
We’d like to hear your stories of moments at work when you thought something might have been sexist. Why did you feel uncomfortable, and were you unsure if you were overreacting or not? Share your stories – in text, a selfie, or your own testimonial video like Jodie's – about when you've wondered: #CanHeSayThat?
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The Burnout Is Real: Is Diversity and Inclusion In Tech Just A Myth?

The Burnout Is Real: Is Diversity and Inclusion In Tech Just A Myth? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Is Diversity and Inclusion in Tech a myth? I write this just days before I launch my second annual
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Money, Love, Sex and Power: Playwright Gina Gionfriddo

Money, Love, Sex and Power: Playwright Gina Gionfriddo | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The two-time Pulitzer nominee talks gender politics, House of Cards and her latest play.
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The Forgotten History of Female Athletes Who Organized Their Own Olympics

The Forgotten History of Female Athletes Who Organized Their Own Olympics | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Men barred "those delightful creatures" from competing at the Olympics. So female athletes protested by making their own games. 
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Egypt's embattled feminism: Fighting violence, harassment and FGM under Sisi

Egypt's embattled feminism: Fighting violence, harassment and FGM under Sisi | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The new women's movement that has grown since the revolution does not necessarily identify as feminist but is reaching into the Egyptian heartlands
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In Death, Qandeel Baloch, Pakistani Social Media Star, Is Celebrated as a Feminist Hero

In Death, Qandeel Baloch, Pakistani Social Media Star, Is Celebrated as a Feminist Hero | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Authorities arrested Ms. Baloch’s brother, who said he killed her because of “shameful” pictures she had posted to Facebook.
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To the Woman Protecting Indiana from Mike Pence: Thank You!

To the Woman Protecting Indiana from Mike Pence: Thank You! | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
One judge has blocked unconstitutional laws banning refugees and making abortions much more difficult to obtain. 
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Swimmer Dana Vollmer Seeks Another Gold Medal, This Time as a Mother

Swimmer Dana Vollmer Seeks Another Gold Medal, This Time as a Mother | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
At 28, Vollmer is part of an older group of swimmers who have been able to stay in the sport because of professionalization, but training while caring for a 16-month-old poses logistical problems.
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The Triumph of Imperialist Feminism: Hillary vs the Immense Revolution

The Triumph of Imperialist Feminism: Hillary vs the Immense Revolution | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Herbert Marcuse said somewhere that, despite the appearance of great dynamism in capitalist society, nothing really happens. This could be Marcuse’s gloss
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Theresa May wrong to link ‘honour’ killings and terrorism, say campaigners

Theresa May wrong to link ‘honour’ killings and terrorism, say campaigners | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Meanwhile the government misses all three deadlines for dealing with such violence against women, which were suggested in December’s police watchdog report
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Solidarity with Professor Sara Ahmed

Solidarity with Professor Sara Ahmed | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
There are many women whose work I admire. There are many women of color whose work has changed my life and who have offered me insight and…
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Who Are the Women Behind the Trump and Clinton Campaigns?

Who Are the Women Behind the Trump and Clinton Campaigns? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Both campaigns employ women as their go-to media spokespeople.
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How Martha Washington Helped George Stop Worrying

How Martha Washington Helped George Stop Worrying | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
She was indispensable to him, both in terms of wealth and psychological support. But before you call her a forgotten feminist icon, read on.
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June Diane Raphael On What Nobody Tells Women In Comedy About Writing And Acting

June Diane Raphael On What Nobody Tells Women In Comedy About Writing And Acting | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The actress and writer talks candidly about on-the-job training as a woman in comedy.
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Girls of the global South can’t fix the world alone – by Shenila Khoja-Moolji

In recent decades, the world has been moved to help girls, especially girls in the global South. The Western campaigns and projects are legion: Girl Effect, Girl Up, Girl Rising, G(irls)20 Summit, Because I am a Girl, Let Girls Learn, Gir
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National Women's History Project | Our History is Our Strength

National Women's History Project | Our History is Our Strength | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
@runningstart have you seen @officialNWHP Guides to #wmnhist #DemsInPhilly & @RNCinCLE ? Go to resources https://t.co/lynfoEptlU
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India’s New Anti-Rape Policies Leave Some Women At Risk

India’s New Anti-Rape Policies Leave Some Women At Risk | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The ultimate goal will always be to build a culture where women don't need panic buttons. In India, and elsewhere, that means doing a lot more work.
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Feminist art activists the Guerrilla Girls get first dedicated UK show

Feminist art activists the Guerrilla Girls get first dedicated UK show | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Whitechapel Gallery has commissioned the anonymous group to scrutinise gender diversity at hundreds of European galleries
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The Search for the Lost Manuscript: Julian of Norwich

The Search for the Lost Manuscript: Julian of Norwich | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The story of Revelations of Divine Love, the first book written in English by a woman.
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Crocheting coral reefs to learn geometry and smash the patriarchy

Crocheting coral reefs to learn geometry and smash the patriarchy | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
When Margaret Wertheim and her sister began crocheting in front of the TV, little did they suspect their hobby would become a global environmental initiative empowering women.
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Meet The Two Female Filmmakers Who Want To Change How You Perceive The Middle East

Meet The Two Female Filmmakers Who Want To Change How You Perceive The Middle East | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
With its massive catalog of images, Firehorse Films reveals a more human side of life in a tumultuous region.
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