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Assembly approves bill on gender identity in schools - Los Angeles Times

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LGBTQ Nation Assembly approves bill on gender identity in schools Los Angeles Times SACRAMENTO -- The Assembly approved on Thursday legislation that would ensure students could participate in school activities and use facilities like bathrooms...
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Let's Celebrate Women in Translation Month (August): 28 Great Women Authors to Read Now and Always

Let's Celebrate Women in Translation Month (August): 28 Great Women Authors to Read Now and Always | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Conversational Reading. Scott Esposito's blog, since 2004.
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The essayist is Scott Esposito, co-author of The End of Oulipo? (Zero Books, 2013). His writing has appeared in numerous venues, including Tin House, The Washington Post, Salon, the Times Literary Supplement, The White Review, The Point, Music & Literature, Drunken Boat, and elsewhere. He is editor in chief of The Quarterly Conversation, a senior editor to Two Lines, and a contributing editor to BOMB. In 2017 he will publish a book of creative nonfiction on film.
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Scott Esposito is the co-author of The End of Oulipo? (Zero Books, 2013) His writing has appeared in numerous venues, including Tin House, The Washington Post, Salon, the Times Literary Supplement, The White Review, The Point, Music & Literature, Drunken Boat, and elsewhere. He is editor in chief of The Quarterly Conversation , a senior editor to Two Lines, and a contributing editor to BOMB . In 2017 he will publish a book of creative nonfiction on film.
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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
Latest News The National Women’s History Project is excited to announce the theme for National Women’s History Month 2018: NEVERTHELESS SHE PERSISTED: Honoring Women Who Fight All Forms of Discrimination Against Women The 2018 theme recognizes the intersecting forms of discrimination women have...
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The week in patriarchy: there's nothing uplifting to say | Jessica Valenti

The week in patriarchy: there's nothing uplifting to say | Jessica Valenti | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
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Four Female Punk Bands That Changed Women’s Role in Rock

Four Female Punk Bands That Changed Women’s Role in Rock | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it

Today I am pleased to bring you samplings of a handful of my favorite bands. It so happens they are all mostly-female or female-fronted punk bands. This fact to me seems almost incidental to my enjoyment---these are all fantastic musicians, songwriters, and/or personalities.
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Women Shoulder the Invisible Burden of Preventing Pregnancy Alone

Women Shoulder the Invisible Burden of Preventing Pregnancy Alone | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
We talked to the researcher behind a study that examines how clinicians in the US reinforce the widely accepted notion that the physical, mental, and emotional labor around contraception is "women's work."
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Visaka Dharmadasa, Sri Lanka

Visaka Dharmadasa, Sri Lanka | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Visaka Dharmadasa led a delegation of mothers of missing servicemen into the jungles to meet with the guerillas who were responsible for their sons’ fate. She talked to us about her experience walking into the lion’s den—literally.
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Harlœ’s Leading a Music Revolution

Harlœ’s Leading a Music Revolution | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Only six women have been nominated in the Grammys “Producer of the Year” category.
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Katie Sowers expected to become NFL’s second full-time female assistant coach

Katie Sowers expected to become NFL’s second full-time female assistant coach | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Sowers has worked with 49ers Coach Kyle Shanahan as a coaching intern the last two years.
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African-American Women Writers: A Complex, Compelling History of 19th Century Writers

African-American Women Writers: A Complex, Compelling History of 19th Century Writers | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Portable Nineteenth-Century African American Women Writers, thoughtfully edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Hollis Robbins, is a rewarding read that reminds us the past isn't a single story.
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What Women Want - The most powerful conversation to effect change

What Women Want - The most powerful conversation to effect change | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
We’re asking self-identifying women across the United Kingdom a simple question: What Do You Want? 99 years since women gained the right to vote, only 32% of MPs are female. 46 years on from the Equal Pay Act, women still earn less than men.
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Half of UK girls are bullied on social media, says survey

Half of UK girls are bullied on social media, says survey | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Charity says girls face specific types of abuse and calls for more to be done to tackle sexism in online world

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An Assault on Efforts to Prevent Teenage Pregnancy

An Assault on Efforts to Prevent Teenage Pregnancy | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A recent Trump administration decision comes with flimsy justification.
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Bureau of Prisons requires free tampons for female inmates, following Harris bill

Bureau of Prisons requires free tampons for female inmates, following Harris bill | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The federal Bureau of Prisons quietly released a new policy last week mandating free tampons and maxi-pads for female inmates.
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Save our girls from the tyranny of pink | Letters

Save our girls from the tyranny of pink | Letters | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Letters: Cerian Wathan wants shoes for her daughter in which she can climb trees, and Sarah Hughes is sick of girls’ clothes adorned with pictures of princesses and kittens
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Syrian feminists: ‘This is the chance the war gave us – to empower women’

Syrian feminists: ‘This is the chance the war gave us – to empower women’ | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Activists in Syria are challenging patriarchal norms, to ensure they have a place not just at the negotiating table, but in rebuilding the country after the war
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Women say they quit Google because of racial discrimination: 'I was invisible'

Women say they quit Google because of racial discrimination: 'I was invisible' | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
As Google reels from the fallout over a controversial diversity memo, multiple women say they faced regular discrimination and ultimately left

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Feminist Majority Statement on Weekend’s Deadly White Supremacist Rally

Feminist Majority Statement on Weekend’s Deadly White Supremacist Rally | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A statement by Feminist Majority President Eleanor Smeal on the domestic terrorism carried out this weekend by the white supremacist movement. “This weekend, in Charlottesville and Seattle, o…
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Women in History: In Haste with Aloha - Letters and Diaries of Queen Emma 1881 - 1885

Women in History: In Haste with Aloha - Letters and Diaries of Queen Emma 1881 - 1885 | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This ambitious volume assembled by scholar David W. Forbes features a collection of ninety previously unpublished letters, as well as excerpts from two diaries, written between 1881 and 1885 by Hawaiian royal consort Queen Emma Kaleleonālani. In Haste with Aloha illuminates the last five years of the Queen’s life and makes available an important record of royal [read more]
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3 Actions You Can Take to Stop White Supremacy and Stand up for Civil and Human Rights

3 Actions You Can Take to Stop White Supremacy and Stand up for Civil and Human Rights | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Demand President Trump fire Steve Bannon and Sebastian Gorka. Sign the petition from the Leadership Conference, a coalition of civil and human rights organizations the Feminist Majority has proudly…
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Abbott Signs Bill Restricting Insurance Coverage Of Abortion

Abbott Signs Bill Restricting Insurance Coverage Of Abortion | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Gov. Greg Abbott on Tuesday signed a bill that will require Texas women to pay an extra health insurance premium for non-emergency abortions, one of three
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More Black Women Are Killed In U.S. Than Any Other Race, Says CDC

More Black Women Are Killed In U.S. Than Any Other Race, Says CDC | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A CDC study finds that more than half of the deaths of Black women came at the hands of boyfriends or husbands.
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Laurie Penny: ‘Women shouldn’t apologise for the pitter-patter of tiny carbon footprints’

Laurie Penny: ‘Women shouldn’t apologise for the pitter-patter of tiny carbon footprints’ | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In our series marking the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, the author calls for an end to blaming mums for everything, including climate change
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Georgia O’Keeffe: A Life in Art, a Short Documentary on the Painter, Narrated by Gene Hackman

Georgia O’Keeffe: A Life in Art, a Short Documentary on the Painter, Narrated by Gene Hackman | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it

On a road trip across America last year, I made a stop in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and thus had the chance to visit the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.
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Totalitarianism in the age of Trump: lessons from Hannah Arendt

Totalitarianism in the age of Trump: lessons from Hannah Arendt | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The political theorist who wrote about the Nazis and ‘the banality of evil’ in the 60s has become a surprise bestseller. Should we heed her warning that protesting just feeds the chaos?
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The female friendships that sustained four great writers

The female friendships that sustained four great writers | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A new book seeks to explode the myth of the famous female writer as a solitary eccentric by revealing the friendships that helped shape their work
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