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The One-Sex Body on Trial: The Classical and Early Modern Evidence by Helen King

The One-Sex Body on Trial: The Classical and Early Modern Evidence by Helen King | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
By far the most influential work on the history of the body, across a wide range of academic disciplines, remains that of Thomas Laqueur.
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The Rise (and Fall) of Female Editors

The Rise (and Fall) of Female Editors | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A woman at the helm of a French newsroom: Francoise Champey Huston is Deputy Director of France 24 s English channel. PHOTO CREDIT: Tim Anger (copyright) (.@womensmediacntr: New York Times has the lowest rate of female bylines of the top 10 U.S.
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Making way for more women journalists to become newsroom leaders

Making way for more women journalists to become newsroom leaders | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
For women journalists, it's not just about inheriting leadership positions, it's about using their roles to change newsroom culture (@womensmediacntr New routes to the top for women journalists (VIDEO).
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California now has the nation’s first “affirmative consent” law

California now has the nation’s first “affirmative consent” law | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
California now has the nation’s first “affirmative consent” law http://t.co/fxmC88Y6q0 via @feministing
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The Successful Woman's Secret? Sisterhood

The Successful Woman's Secret? Sisterhood | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
There is a wellspring of magic in women empowering other women. I would argue that it is one of the most transformational forces in the world for stretching our purpose on this planet.
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Women and Poverty, State by State

Women and Poverty, State by State | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
More than one in seven women, nearly 18.0 million, lived in poverty last year. Poverty rates were particularly high for families headed by single mothers — about four in ten (39.6 percent) were poor.
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Womanism, Black Feminism and Race In Feminist Discourse (Updated)

Womanism, Black Feminism and Race In Feminist Discourse (Updated) | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Back in May I posted an essay list with some of my essays specifically on womanism, Black feminism and race in feminist discourse, though just about anything I write is shaped by a womanist lens and...
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3 Things Young Women Need to Remember About Feminism

3 Things Young Women Need to Remember About Feminism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
3 Things That Young Women Need to Remember About Feminism Huffington Post For many women today -- especially millennials -- "feminism" conjures thoughts of bra-burning and man-hating, leading many to shy away from calling themselves feminists.
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8 Ways Digital Media Has Changed Women’s Lives

8 Ways Digital Media Has Changed Women’s Lives | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
RT @MediaGirlsOrg: .@sarahgranger talks to @MsMagazine about 8 Ways Digital Media Has Changed Women’s Lives http://t.co/U5eaaDv7m4
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Hospitals Are Billing Rape Victims Thousands of Dollars for Exams

Hospitals Are Billing Rape Victims Thousands of Dollars for Exams | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In 2005, the Violence Against Women Act was amended to provide free medical forensic exams to sexual assault victims who go to the hospital—whether or not they choose to file a police report.
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35 Years Later: Pioneering Women Directors Lament Dearth of Females Behind the Camera

35 Years Later: Pioneering Women Directors Lament Dearth of Females Behind the Camera | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Women today make up more than half of the U.S. population but direct only 14 percent of episodic TV productions and a mere 9 percent of movies (made under ...
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Women of Color and the Hidden Trauma of Police Brutality

Women of Color and the Hidden Trauma of Police Brutality | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Calling out discrimination can be a slippery thing, but the shame, humiliation and powerlessness we feel because of overly aggressive policing is real.
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Fannie Lou Hamer, Civil Rights Activist

Fannie Lou Hamer, Civil Rights Activist | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Fannie Lou Hamer was a 20th century civil rights activist in the United States. She was a devout Christian who viewed the African American struggle for equal rights as a spiritual struggle, and became known for singing hymns.
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9 facts about violence against women everyone should know

9 facts about violence against women everyone should know | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Most women experience a physical assault in their lifetime (RT @womensmediacntr: RT @WomenUndrSiege: 9 facts about violence against women everyone should know http://t.co/FEiraha97r #vaw #gbv)...
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Divided Media Gender Gap - Infographic

Divided Media Gender Gap - Infographic | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
There is a crisis of representation in the media. We live in a racially and ethnically diverse nation that is 51% female, but the news media itself remains staggeringly limited to a single demographic.
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Wage gap for women persists, despite some progress

Wage gap for women persists, despite some progress | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Boston Globe Wage gap for women persists, despite some progress Boston Globe The persistence of the gender gap is shaping a national debate over women in the workplace and underscores the challenge facing Congress as it weighs the government's role...
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Obama-backed pay equity bill was a cynical ploy

This gap is after Massachusetts has made progress, rising 17 spots in the earnings ratio !! 

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An Open Letter To Fox News About 'Boobs On The Ground'

An Open Letter To Fox News About 'Boobs On The Ground' | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Dear Mr. Bolling and Mr. Gutfeld, We are veterans of the United States armed forces, and we are writing to inform you that your remarks about United Arab Emirates Air Force Major Mariam Al Mansouri were unwarranted, offensive, and fundamentally...
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15-year-old boy's letter about Emma Watson's UN speech

15-year-old boy's letter about Emma Watson's UN speech | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A 15-year-old schoolboy has been applauded on social media for his mature response to Emma Watson's UN speech on gender equality (15-year-old boy's "magnificent" letter about Emma Watson's UN speech http://t.co/gpj6NnSm20...
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Profile of bell hooks, radical feminist, author, poet and teacher

Profile of bell hooks, radical feminist, author, poet and teacher | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
bell hooks author profile: For Books' Sake wishes happy 60th birthday to bell hooks, iconic author and cultural critic. (That 50 Shades of Grey woman?
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Are we listening to Syrian women?

Are we listening to Syrian women? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Are we listening to #Syrian women? http://t.co/0VhZnFfGQR via @feministing
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Modern Feminism's Alive and Kicking: Immigrants' Input

Modern Feminism's Alive and Kicking: Immigrants' Input | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Huffington Post Modern Feminism's Alive and Kicking: Immigrants' Input Huffington Post If we think of feminism as influence-seeking, it's as old as humanity. Strong women always strived to achieve individual influence -- and some succeeded.
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Abortion's Racial Gap

Abortion's Racial Gap | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Even as the U.S. abortion rate is at its lowest since Roe v. Wade, women of color are five times as likely to terminate a pregnancy as their white counterparts. Why?
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'Feminism Unfinished' a history of U.S. women's movements

'Feminism Unfinished' a history of U.S. women's movements | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Earlier this month, the National Book Awards released its nonfiction longlist, and it included only one book written by a woman. None were biographies of women.
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After a Twitter war with Twitter’s CEO, Vivek Wadhwa continues to advocate for women in Silicon Valley

After a Twitter war with Twitter’s CEO, Vivek Wadhwa continues to advocate for women in Silicon Valley | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Last October, Vivek Wadhwa got in a fight with Twitter CEO Dick Costolo. He waged a war with Twitter's CEO. Now Vivek Wadhwa is proud to be a feminist.
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Dear UN: Where Are the Women in Your Ebola Prevention Plan?

Dear UN: Where Are the Women in Your Ebola Prevention Plan? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Dear UN: Where Are the Women in Your Ebola Prevention Plan? http://t.co/Op5NxYmn2W via @msmagazine cc. @ComfortMussa @WCAWorld @AWID @awdf01
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20 Facts About Gender Bias in Movies

20 Facts About Gender Bias in Movies | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Girls and women, infinitely diverse in their interests, appearance, ambition, ability, aspirations, make up more than 50 percent of the human population, but you would never know any of this watching our top grossing films.
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