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Why the Delay Approving RU486 in Canada? | Gender Focus – A ...

Why the Delay Approving RU486 in Canada? | Gender Focus – A ... | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
It's time for Canada to catch up with the rest of the world on making private abortion safer and more effective by approving RU486.
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How Critics Have Failed Women Filmmakers

How Critics Have Failed Women Filmmakers | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In the independent realm, talented female filmmakers are plentiful, and it’s critics who are best placed to gain them the recognition they deserve.
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On The Australian newspaper's sexist obituary of Colleen McCullough: we'll celebrate a woman for anything, as long as it's not her talent

On The Australian newspaper's sexist obituary of Colleen McCullough: we'll celebrate a woman for anything, as long as it's not her talent | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Australian’s obituary of Colleen McCullough is a sad reflection of how women’s lives are valued
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For Homeless Women, Having a Period Isn't a Hassle – It's a Nightmare

For Homeless Women, Having a Period Isn't a Hassle – It's a Nightmare | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
As long as sanitary ware is classified as a "non-essential" and "luxury" item, and isn't given out for free like condoms, homeless women may be forced to shoplift for tampons and towels, or resort to using tissue from McDonald's toilets.
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Too many women in UK Prisons says minister

Too many women in UK Prisons says minister | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The number of women being sent to prison should be halved, says Justice Minister Simon Hughes.
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Ryan Gosling memes are officially good for feminism

Ryan Gosling memes are officially good for feminism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Mary Sue Ryan Gosling memes are officially good for feminism The Independent They found that while men in the experiment did not increase in identifying themselves as feminist, they were more likely to agree with feminist statements, concluding...
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WW2 women codebreakers reunited at Bletchley Park

WW2 women codebreakers reunited at Bletchley Park | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Women who helped crack Hitler’s secret codes by operating the Colossus computer meet once again at Bletchley Park after seeing their picture in The Telegraph
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SCUM Manifesto - Valerie Solanas

S.C.U.M. Manifesto (Society for Cutting Up Men) by Valerie Solanas http://t.co/qiQVlBi9di #feminism #patriarchy #women #hegemony
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Petition to Tell Congress: Drop the forced ultrasound bill

Petition to Tell Congress: Drop the forced ultrasound bill | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Fresh off passing new abortion restrictions, House Republicans are pushing for a vote on mandatory forced vaginal ultrasounds. They've gone too far.
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The secret history of same-sex marriage

The secret history of same-sex marriage | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Same-sex marriage is making the headlines, with Stephen Fry’s wedding and the US supreme court soon to decide on its legality. It seems like a quintessentially 21st-century issue. In fact such formal unions have a long and fascinating history.
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Women Still Held Back in Unsuspecting Ways

Women Still Held Back in Unsuspecting Ways | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Yes, we are still talking about women receiving equal pay in 2015. While there are several factors that contribute to this discrimination, one that comes to mind is an old, but not fully abolished legal practice known as coverture...
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30 Years of Kickass Women in Film in Under 3 Minutes

30 Years of Kickass Women in Film in Under 3 Minutes | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Doubt that women can be just as badass as men? Watch this video and then reevaluate. While women are underrepresented in action films, many of the movies that did feature badass female leads in the past 30 years definitely did it right.
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A Journey Into Feminism

A Journey Into Feminism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
I had some knowledge of feminism, but I don't think I'd ever come into contact with a woman who identified as a feminist before.
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Gender bias in assessment of abstracts

Gender bias in assessment of abstracts | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This study is clearly modeled on the famous studies showing how differently a single CV is assessed depending on the name at the top of it. People sometimes respond to those, in my experience, by ...
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Closing the Wage Gap is Crucial for Women of Color and Their Families

Closing the Wage Gap is Crucial for Women of Color and Their Families | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
American women who work full time, year round are paid only 77 cents for every dollar paid to their male counterparts. But the wage gap is even larger for many women of color working full time, year
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The incarceration of domestic abuse survivors (infographic)

The incarceration of domestic abuse survivors (infographic) | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Marissa Alexander should never have been convicted for shooting at the ceiling to scare off her abusive husband. On Tuesday, Alexander was “allowed” to fill the rest of her sentence at home, under house arrest.
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Domestic abuse funding shortage 'could cause more deaths'

WOMEN and children fleeing violent homes could be at risk following a shortfall in funding.
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In 2014 feminists spoke up. This year we're taking to the streets

In 2014 feminists spoke up. This year we're taking to the streets | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Sisters Uncut, which focuses on helping survivors of domestic violence, is at the heart of a new wave of direct-action feminism
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10 Abortion Myths That Need To Be Busted

10 Abortion Myths That Need To Be Busted | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Forty-two years ago, the landmark Supreme Court decision Roe v. Wade granted American women the right to a legal abortion. Four decades later, it remains under attack.
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Self(ie)-Representation, Feminism and Motherhood

Self(ie)-Representation, Feminism and Motherhood | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
I saw this quote on a Facebook meme today: The strongest actions for a woman is to love herself, be herself and shine amongst those who never thought she could. ( - author unknown) I wish it had co...
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16-year-old queer Latina Jessie Hernandez killed by Denver police

16-year-old queer Latina Jessie Hernandez killed by Denver police | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Jessie Hernandez’ friends describe her as goofy, lovable, with an infectious smile. On Monday morning, the Denver police officers saw in Jessie — a Latina, queer-presenting young person — a threat. For this reason, Jessie is now dead.
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Obama pushes gender equality in India, silent in Saudi Arabia

Obama pushes gender equality in India, silent in Saudi Arabia | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
President Obama’s method of handling nations with poor human rights records shifted dramatically in a matter of hours Tuesday, morphing from declarations about the need for sex equality while in India to public silence when he arrived in Saudi...
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#SetHerFree: a spectrum of solidarity for refugee women

#SetHerFree: a spectrum of solidarity for refugee women | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The campaign against detaining refugee women must be part of the movement against violence against women and girls. Agnes Woolley reports from the National Refugee Women’s Conference in London.
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Where Are the 200 Girls?: A Reflection on Collective Action and Accountability

Where Are the 200 Girls?: A Reflection on Collective Action and Accountability | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"Where are the 200 schoolgirls?" remains an unanswered question.
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Reclaiming Femme: Queer Women of Colour and Femme Identity

Reclaiming Femme: Queer Women of Colour and Femme Identity | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Members of queer and feminist communities often associate femme identity with subordination. Even within progressive circles, femininity is devalued due to its association with repressive heterosex...
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