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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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Article: 'Back Up, Back Off, and Listen' by Aaminah Shakur

Article: 'Back Up, Back Off, and Listen' by Aaminah Shakur | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
By Aaminah Shakur In the wake of a very public war in Ferguson, Missouri, following the murder by police of Michael Brown, the white power structure in our country is having a meltdown.
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State of Emergency for Transgender Women of Color

State of Emergency for Transgender Women of Color | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Self-defense is murder when you're a transgender woman of color. According to an Aug.
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'Remember the ladies' of the 19th Amendment

'Remember the ladies' of the 19th Amendment | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Remember the ladies is the message Abigail Adams urged on her husband John Adams as he sat in the Continental Congress in 1776 deciding upon the course for a new nation But the ladies were not ('Remember the ladies' of the19th Amend on #ConstitutionDay:...
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Statistic of the Day: 1 in 5 American men admit to domestic violence

Statistic of the Day: 1 in 5 American men admit to domestic violence | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
DV more prevalent than diabetes: 1 in 5 American men admit to domestic violence http://t.co/AY5muBwFYr via @feministing
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How Many Women are in Prison for Defending Themselves Against Domestic Violence?

How Many Women are in Prison for Defending Themselves Against Domestic Violence? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
All too often, women who fight back against abuse wind up in jail. (RT @BitchMedia: An appalling number of women are in prison for defending themselves against domestic abuse.
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The 30 Most Important Women Under 30 In Tech

The 30 Most Important Women Under 30 In Tech | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
These 30 women are 30 or younger and are making huge strides in tech.
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My Feminism Starts 300 Years Ago

My Feminism Starts 300 Years Ago | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Public intellectual and black feminist Tressie McMillan Cottom tells everyone when and where she enters (RT @sarahljaffe: I <3 @tressiemcphd and not just because she mentions me. Must-read on feminism, justice, solidarity.
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7 Blogs by Intersectional Feminists That Will Change the Way You Think

7 Blogs by Intersectional Feminists That Will Change the Way You Think | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The term “intersectional feminism” is the concept that factors such as race, gender, class, and ability influence how women experience oppression.
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32 Feminist Lessons for My Daughter

32 Feminist Lessons for My Daughter | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Being a parent has handed me more challenges than I ever thought possible, both as a human being with finite patience and as a feminist. I struggle with how to raise a girl in a society that is rep...
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Health issues faced by women

Health issues faced by women | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Women are one socially excluded group that PACS is targeting. The vicious cycle of malnutrition and anaemia amongst pregnant women and young girls is a common health issue in all the communities where PACS partners are working.
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Why the Gender Gap Will Eventually Close

Why the Gender Gap Will Eventually Close | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Why the Gender Gap Will Eventually Close New York Times The first book, “Why Gender Matters in Economics” (Princeton University Press, 2014) by Mukesh Eswaran, an economics professor at the University of British Columbia, draws on data from past...
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Equal rights for all: What's not to like?

Equal rights for all: What's not to like? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In the 1970s, arguments against the Equal Rights Amendment were that a husband would no longer be able to support his wife, that it would cause rampant abortion, that women would have to fight in combat, that it would invade privacy, that it would...
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How feminism became the forefront of Swedish politics

How feminism became the forefront of Swedish politics | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A look inside one of the world's first feminist parties to be elected to power (Watch how feminism comes to the forefront of Swedish politics http://t.co/pJsrua1EpC)...
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A Q&A With Roxane Gay on Writing, Violence, and Fairytales

A Q&A With Roxane Gay on Writing, Violence, and Fairytales | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The author of Bad Feminist and An Untamed State talks about her prolific reading habit.
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Richard Dawkins has lost it: ignorant sexism gives atheists a bad name

Richard Dawkins has lost it: ignorant sexism gives atheists a bad name | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Adam Lee: He may have convinced himself that he’s the Most Rational Man Alive, but if wants to be the face of a welcoming movement, he’s doing a terrible job (Richard Dawkins' outspoken complaints about feminism make him a liability for the atheist...
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Malala's new book launched

Malala's new book launched | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Malala Yousafzai spoke at an event in Birmingham Library to launch her new book written for a younger audience.
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Pathways To Equality - Key Feminists of Herstory

Pathways To Equality - Key Feminists of Herstory | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
“U.S. Women's Rights Movement Emerges” (RT @womenshistory: Sojourner Truth's “Ain’t I a Woman?” speech was a classic of the women’s rights mvmnt.
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Women of Power: 10 Education Leaders Who are Making a Difference

Women of Power: 10 Education Leaders Who are Making a Difference | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In honor of Dr. Beverly Tatum receiving the 2015 Black Enterprise Women of Power Barbara Graves Award, we've rounded up top females in education.
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The Gender Wage Gap Didn't Budge Last Year

The Gender Wage Gap Didn't Budge Last Year | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
ThinkProgress The Gender Wage Gap Didn't Budge Last Year ThinkProgress The average woman working full time, year round made 78 percent of what a man with similar employment made in 2013, according to the latest data from the Census Bureau, a slight...
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About the Feminist Majority Foundation

About the Feminist Majority Foundation | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Feminist Majority Foundation works for social and political and economic equality for women by using research and education to improve women's lives.
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A Woman's Room Online

A Woman's Room Online | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A Woman’s Room Online: An immersive experience of the daily harassment women face online. (@feministing @Fem2pt0 @EvrydayFeminism @msmagazine Seen this?
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3 Reasons Why Discord Within Feminism Is Actually a Good Thing

3 Reasons Why Discord Within Feminism Is Actually a Good Thing | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
I’m here to argue that we need difference of opinion within the feminist community —both for the good of the movement, and for the end of oppression.
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Why journalism has a gender problem

Why journalism has a gender problem | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
PBS NewsHour Why journalism has a gender problem PBS NewsHour The issue of newsroom diversity is not limited to gender — it is also important to promote people of diverse socioeconomic and racial backgrounds, the report said.
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Shaking Up Social Media and How Women Are Portrayed

Shaking Up Social Media and How Women Are Portrayed | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Let's take a minute to think about women in media and how we're portrayed. It’s a common enough topic these days. Many of us are aware that our society is continually bombarded with gorgeous glamaz...
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This Author Is Redefining Feminism in the Civil Rights Movement

This Author Is Redefining Feminism in the Civil Rights Movement | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Mainstream history texts don’t always recognize the crucial role black women played in social justice movements. “The women I write about did not necessarily call themselves feminists,” author Ruth Feldstein says.
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