Fabulous Feminism
Follow
6.9K views | +0 today
News, reviews, insights, hot topics & debates
Curated by bobbygw
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

The value of gender parity in tech startups

The value of gender parity in tech startups | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The value of gender parity in tech startups Wired.co.uk In the wake of a very public sexual harassment scandal involving Tinder's cofounder Justin Mateen, many are questioning a culture of gender bias in the startup scene -- and in particular, the...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

New exhibit asks what's with the gender imbalance in art?

New exhibit asks what's with the gender imbalance in art? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
New exhibit asks what's with the gender imbalance in art? Lawrence Journal World The gender gap at Wonder Fair, owner Meredith Moore admits, was pretty much equally as wide. “YWAs: Young Woman Artists,” on view through Aug.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

“We Ask Justice, We Ask Equality” — Susan B. Anthony’s 4th of July speech, 1876

“We Ask Justice, We Ask Equality” — Susan B. Anthony’s 4th of July speech, 1876 | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"Woman was made first for her own happiness, with the absolute right to herself." -Susan B. Anthony @msmagazine http://t.co/O0PXzScwK0
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

The feminist writer's dilemma: how to write about the personal, without becoming the story

The feminist writer's dilemma: how to write about the personal, without becoming the story | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In five years as a columnist and com­mentator who also happens to be young and female, I have lost count of the times I have been encouraged by editors to write about being a woman, in a way that is “provocative” without really challenging sexism.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

LGBT information on CV leads to discrimination

LGBT information on CV leads to discrimination | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Clear evidence: In the study, fake résumés were submitted for 100 different jobs at eight companies that are federal contractors. One showed that the applicant worked with LGBT groups, the other di...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

MRAs Aren't Just Terrorizing Women -- They're Hurting Men, Too

MRAs Aren't Just Terrorizing Women -- They're Hurting Men, Too | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The very first International Conference on Men's Issues happened over the weekend, in the unlikely surroundings of a VFW Lodge in Detroit. The thought of a bunch of men's rights activists convergin...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

9 Caitlin Moran Quotes That Are A Cheer For Womankind

9 Caitlin Moran Quotes That Are A Cheer For Womankind | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Caitlin Moran; award-winning Times columnist, bestselling author and one of Britain’s most influential, kick-ass feminists. (Feminism goes great with a dose of humour...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

Black Women in the Last 50 Years: How Far Have We Progressed?

Black Women in the Last 50 Years: How Far Have We Progressed? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
When it comes to the economic standing of black women, they have the highest labor force participation rates among all women and are starting their own businesses at six times the national average rate.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

Kalki Koechlin wants a more feminist India

Kalki Koechlin wants a more feminist India | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The socially aware actor who has been a part of variety awareness campaigns comes out in support of yet another one Kalki Koechlin isn't one one of those run-of the-mill Bollywood actors who just l...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

Fat girls love food - and it feels good

more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

Hobby Lobby and the war on poor women

Hobby Lobby and the war on poor women | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
RT @feministing: Hobby Lobby and the war on poor women http://t.co/qRWulvrMp7 by @reetamac
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

This Women’s History Month, Remembering the Women That History Books Forget

This Women’s History Month, Remembering the Women That History Books Forget | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Women possess unbridled power to effect change, especially at the grassroots level. But there are many admirable women that history books often fail to recognize.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

Feminists We Love: Jessica Luther ~ Activist, commentator, and change agent

Feminists We Love: Jessica Luther ~ Activist, commentator, and change agent | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"I admire any athlete who goes against the stereotypes of athletes: Michael Sam is amazing, Richard Sherman should never stop talking, and Kevin Durant should be given the stage as much as possible to talk so openly as he did in his recent NBA MVP...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

Do the White House and Goldman Sachs' gender pay gaps reflect discrimination?

Do the White House and Goldman Sachs' gender pay gaps reflect discrimination? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Do the White House and Goldman Sachs' gender pay gaps reflect discrimination? Washington Post (blog) Last week, there was a minor kerfuffle about the gender pay gap at the White House.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

The heartbreaking duality of transgender issues in the US

The heartbreaking duality of transgender issues in the US | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
RT @feministing: .@jostruitt on the heartbreaking duality of transgender issues in the US during Pride month http://t.co/zAXhgzhwkt
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

Gender and poverty in the UK: Inside the household and across the life course

Gender and poverty in the UK: Inside the household and across the life course | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Gender and poverty in the UK: Inside the household and across the life course Open Democracy When it comes to gender, this is not the same as sex (biological differences between women and men), but is a key element of social relations based on...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

Feigned Shock and Faux Enlightenment

Feigned Shock and Faux Enlightenment | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"Feigned Shock and Faux Enlightenment" by @ashedryden http://t.co/hSOaAZo1vY via @geekfeminism
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

Facebook's Nicola Mendelsohn urges media to change labels given to women

Facebook's Nicola Mendelsohn urges media to change labels given to women | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Social media giant's European vice-president tells conference of frustrations at language used to describe women in business (RT @womensmediacntr: There needs to be an overhaul of the language used to talk about women & girls.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

Awesome Response To A Sexist "Show Us More Skin" Request

Awesome Response To A Sexist "Show Us More Skin" Request | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Awesome Response To A Sexist "Show Us More Skin" Request. A restaurant owner gave a customer the best answer to his sexist request of the female servers.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

Rare Toni Morrison Speech Unearthed

Rare Toni Morrison Speech Unearthed | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
» Rare Toni Morrison Speech Unearthed | (@graceishuman So this Toni Morrison speech emerges in answer to Harold Bloom, Harvey Mansfield, et.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

Books on or by 5 Female Trailblazers and Their Modern Equivalents

Books on or by 5 Female Trailblazers and Their Modern Equivalents | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Actress Cate Blanchett brought in Women’s History Month with a bang at the Oscars when, during her acceptance speech for the Best Actress Award (she won for Blue Jasmine), she took a swipe at sexism in Hollywood: “[To] those of us in the industry...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

Roxane Gay: 'Bad Feminist', Real Person

Roxane Gay: 'Bad Feminist', Real Person | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
How do you dig deeper into someone who's already so open about her life, her hopes, her fears? NPR's Annalisa Quinn talks to Gay about her writing, and not acting happy if you don't feel happy.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of Kevlar - Amazing Women In History

Stephanie Kwolek, inventor of Kevlar - Amazing Women In History | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
187736168“To invent, I draw upon my knowledge, intuition, creativity, experience, common sense, perseverance, flexibility, and hard work.” Stephanie Kwolek is the chemist who invented Kevlar in 1965.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

What does Hobby Lobby mean for LGBT employment discrimination?

What does Hobby Lobby mean for LGBT employment discrimination? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
What does Hobby Lobby mean for LGBT employment discrimination? http://t.co/ibpZlslN23 via @feministing
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by bobbygw
Scoop.it!

35 Practical Steps Men Can Take To Support Feminism

35 Practical Steps Men Can Take To Support Feminism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
35 Practical Steps Men Can Take To Support Feminism http://t.co/FaEom1KZyG
more...
No comment yet.