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Why Mumsnet and social media are important new forums for feminism

Why Mumsnet and social media are important new forums for feminism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Much has recently been written about young, media-savvy, ′fourth-wave′ feminism.
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On the global fight for women's equality, Trudeau gets the basics right

On the global fight for women's equality, Trudeau gets the basics right | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
It is tempting to dismiss the “feminist” foreign-aid makeover outlined by International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau last Friday as world-stage virtue signalling, or a sop to Justin Trudeau’s rather too fervent foreign admirers, or a shell-game exercise in political cynicism an
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Classic Appreciation: 'A Vindication of the Rights of Woman' by Mary Wollstonecraft (1792)

Classic Appreciation: 'A Vindication of the Rights of Woman' by Mary Wollstonecraft (1792) | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This radical text attacked the dominant male thinkers of the age and laid the foundations of feminism

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Frances Gabe, Creator of the Only Self-Cleaning Home, Dies at 101

Frances Gabe, Creator of the Only Self-Cleaning Home, Dies at 101 | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Equal parts quixotic dreamer and accomplished visionary, Ms. Gabe made the house do its own scrubbing.
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Britain Cracking Down on Gender Stereotypes in Ads

Britain Cracking Down on Gender Stereotypes in Ads | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Too many ads objectify women’s bodies or reinforce traditional roles, a report by the British advertising regulator has found.

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Interview: Roxane Gay, the genre-spanning writer on oppressed and unruly bodies, and her new memoir, 'Hunger'

Interview: Roxane Gay, the genre-spanning writer on oppressed and unruly bodies, and her new memoir, 'Hunger' | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The genre-spanning writer on oppressed and unruly bodies, and her new memoir, Hunger.
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Women in Tech Speak Frankly on Culture of Harassment

Women in Tech Speak Frankly on Culture of Harassment | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
More than two dozen women in the tech start-up industry spoke to The New York Times about being sexually harassed by investors and mentors.
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The real consequences of misogyny on-screen

Sexual violence against women has become a staple of mainstream entertainment. It’s a worrying trend.

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Writing a New Legacy: Leaving Wall Street in a New York Minute

A shoutout to all badass women everywhere! How one woman left Wall Street to found a NY-based magazine to create opportunities for young professionals, shed the light on women of the world, and make change for the better.
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Explaining White Privilege – The Best of Everyday Feminism

Explaining White Privilege – The Best of Everyday Feminism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Everything you need to know about white privilege – what it means, examples, and what to do about white privilege as an anti-racist ally.
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The Lasting Impact Of 'Handmaid's Tale' Is The Activism It's Inspired

The Lasting Impact Of 'Handmaid's Tale' Is The Activism It's Inspired | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This is what resistance looks like in 2017.
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How we're working with reporters from around America to cover class and inequality

How we're working with reporters from around America to cover class and inequality | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The national media failed to cover large swathes of the US pre-election, while rural voices have been quieted by the decimation of local news. This collaboration aims to remedy these issues
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The week in patriarchy: essentially unconscious from anger

The week in patriarchy: essentially unconscious from anger | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Senate Republicans proved they could be just as heartless as their House counterparts, targeting the most vulnerable among us with their healthcare bill
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What lies beneath the brave new world of feminist dystopian science fiction?

What lies beneath the brave new world of feminist dystopian science fiction? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
From the Bailey-prize-winning The Power to the bleakly compelling The Handmaid’s Tale, Leading writers explain why the genre is thriving
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Correspondence: 'Darwin and Women: A Selection of Letters' edited by Samantha Evans - Throughout his life Darwin was aided by the work of women, including scientific research

Correspondence:  'Darwin and Women: A Selection of Letters' edited by Samantha Evans - Throughout his life Darwin was aided by the work of women, including scientific research | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
‘The average standard of mental power in man must be above that of women,’ Charles Darwin asserted. The opinion was perhaps surprising given the number of talented and active women he knew personally, as well as the wide-ranging social disadvantages they faced as a sex.
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Bracha Graber, Who Spurred Changes in New York Foster Care, Dies at 68

Bracha Graber, Who Spurred Changes in New York Foster Care, Dies at 68 | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Rebuffed by her bosses at a city child welfare agency, Ms. Graber filed a lawsuit that led to a bureaucratic overhaul.
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Why Women Aren’t C.E.O.s, According to Women Who Almost Were

Why Women Aren’t C.E.O.s, According to Women Who Almost Were | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
It’s not a pipeline problem. It’s about loneliness, competition and deeply rooted barriers.
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Gloria Steinem says Black women taught her feminism, praises Black Lives Matter

Gloria Steinem says Black women taught her feminism, praises Black Lives Matter | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In an interview with theGrio, Gloria Steinem slams so-called “white feminism," and credits Black Lives Matter for uprooting both sexism and racism.
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20 Years of L.G.B.T.Q. Literature: A Timeline

20 Years of L.G.B.T.Q. Literature: A Timeline | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
From “The Vagina Monologues” to “The End of Eddy,” here are 25 books by and about L.G.B.T.Q. individuals that have shaped the genre.
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When Women Challenge Trump Politically, He Insults Them Physically

When Women Challenge Trump Politically, He Insults Them Physically | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
When women challenge Trump politically, he insults them physically.

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Why Feminism in Russia is Being Suppressed

Why Feminism in Russia is Being Suppressed | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Feminism has always been a controversial topic. The struggle between the two parties – feminists and LGBTQ+ community supporters vs their opponents – intensified after the presidential election of Donald Trump. The new-elected president was blamed for several questionable statements that touched upon minorities, and the issue blew up within a week. For America …
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RAW Deal: The WWE’s misguided brand of feminism

RAW Deal: The WWE’s misguided brand of feminism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The women's Money in the Bank match would’ve been a great moment to do things as the fans would’ve wanted, instead of swerving them for a heel reaction.
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Young women are harassed on the street 'almost every other day'

Young women are harassed on the street 'almost every other day' | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
New research shows street harassment is happening more often than you might think, with young women experiencing catcalling, wolf-whistles, stares, and winks once every two days.
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Voices: We need to be engineers of feminism

Voices: We need to be engineers of feminism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The 2017 NCCWSL taught me that women struggle in all professional fields, not just in STEM. And we still have a long way to go.
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Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again review – the ferocious, urgent roar of young and angry feminism

Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again review – the ferocious, urgent roar of young and angry feminism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This audacious production explores the idea of theatre – and gender – as a construct, and is a testament to the strength of feminist performance in Australia
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The Untold History of Aretha Franklin's "Respect"

The Untold History of Aretha Franklin's "Respect" | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
On its 50th anniversary, Alicia Keys, Gloria Steinem, Christina Aguilera, and more reflect on the anthem's almighty power.
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'€5,000 would be a deterrent': the French minister who wants sexual harassment fines

'€5,000 would be a deterrent': the French minister who wants sexual harassment fines | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Meet Marlène Schiappa, the 34-year old blogger and novelist at the heart of Emmanuel Macron’s revolution
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