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Coming Out and Dispelling Anti-Blackness

Coming Out and Dispelling Anti-Blackness | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Today, October 11th, marks the 28th National Coming Out Day, a holiday that highlights the potential power in coming out for LGBTQ people. It also highlights the ongoing homophobia, biphobia, and persistent challenges faced by LGBTQ people, whether they choose to ‘come out’ or not. In honor of this day, I wan
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What we can still learn from sexual harassment

What we can still learn from sexual harassment | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Twenty-five years ago, I testified about the sexual harassing behavior of Clarence Thomas. What has changed since then?
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Living Beyond Survival: 11 Tips for Women of Color in Academia

Living Beyond Survival: 11 Tips for Women of Color in Academia | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
By Karen B. Hanna *This piece was first published in Hyphen Magazine’s Fall 2015 Health Issue. Survival has not always been my primary mode of being. A middle-class upbringing, loving parents and an Ivy League degree made me believe I could succeed at anything. As an American citizen, I do not fear deportation. I am not…
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GWST Grad Shares How Black Feminism Saves His Life

GWST Grad Shares How Black Feminism Saves His Life | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
What a lovely shoutout from @UMBC Gender Studies for my @thefeministwire essay on Black feminism: https://t.co/X25SC1gv3j Love my alma mater
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What Feminist Epistemology Would Say to Donald Trump

What Feminist Epistemology Would Say to Donald Trump | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
By Miranda Pilipchuk: Since Donald Trump announced his candidacy for president of the United States in June 2015, the internet has exploded with reports and analyses of the candidate, with a special emphasis placed on the shocking and dramatic statements Trump has made the forefront of his campaign. As of yet, however, there has been relatively…
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Misogyny hate crime statistics revealed

Misogyny hate crime statistics revealed | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A police force that reclassified wolf-whistling, cat-calling and other misogynistic harassment as hate crimes has handled 30 cases in five months.
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Q&A: Taj Paxton on Queer Women of Color in Filmmaking

Q&A: Taj Paxton on Queer Women of Color in Filmmaking | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"I am drawn to stories about women and it's important to not apologize for that."
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Respect, Rename, Remove! An Activist Anti-Columbus Day Tour Aims to Decolonize the History Museum

Respect, Rename, Remove! An Activist Anti-Columbus Day Tour Aims to Decolonize the History Museum | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A project called Decolonize This Place led an alternative tour of the American Museum of Natural History.
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Some of Us are Brave: On Donald Trump, Last Straws, and Who Really Matters

Some of Us are Brave: On Donald Trump, Last Straws, and Who Really Matters | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
“Pussygate” should not have been the straw that broke the camel’s back. The camel should have been on life support years ago.
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Japan Tries to Promote Women’s Rights, but Cultural Norms Stand in the Way

Last month, Renho Murata became the first woman to head the opposition Democratic Party in Japan, and the third woman to recently take up a prominent political position. In an email interview, Linda Hasunuma, an assistant professor at Franklin and Marshall College, discusses women’s rights in Japan.
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How to raise a feminist, according to Chimamanda Adichie

How to raise a feminist, according to Chimamanda Adichie | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
DESTINY Magazine - From the prolific author comes an essay on how to raise a fiercely independent daughter with a strong sense of self
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We Need a Feminist Secretary-General at the United Nations

We Need a Feminist Secretary-General at the United Nations | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
We now know the next Secretary General won’t be a woman, but will he be a feminist? Women's groups expect no less.
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Why Chinese Women Still Can’t Get a Break

Why Chinese Women Still Can’t Get a Break | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Social changes that have given urban Chinese women new liberties and ambitions often impede their freedom in other ways.
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On Sex and Power in the Campaign, From the Women Who Cover It

On Sex and Power in the Campaign, From the Women Who Cover It | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Times journalists Maureen Dowd, Carolyn Ryan and Maggie Haberman discuss Donald J. Trump’s words on women, and the reaction by both the Republican party and Hillary Clinton.
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6 Things a Feminist Woman Who Dates Men Should Look For on a First Date

6 Things a Feminist Woman Who Dates Men Should Look For on a First Date | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
When you're dating, how do you know if a new guy will respect you as an equal? These questions will help you figure it out early on so you don’t waste your time.
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British women, please rally to support decriminalisation of abortion

British women, please rally to support decriminalisation of abortion | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Letters: On Wednesday 24 October a ten-minute rule bill is to be introduced to the House of Commons proposing that abortion in Britain is decriminalised
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3 Reasons We Need to Be Critical of Sex Positivity in Queer Spaces

3 Reasons We Need to Be Critical of Sex Positivity in Queer Spaces | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Is your queer community super sex-positive? That may not always be a good thing – check this out for some important reasons why.
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Polish government rejects proposed abortion ban after millions of women protest

Polish government rejects proposed abortion ban after millions of women protest | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
One minister said the protests "taught us humility"
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Why Do Misogynists Like Donald Trump Love To Talk About How Much They Respect Women?

Why Do Misogynists Like Donald Trump Love To Talk About How Much They Respect Women? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
There is a fundamental contradiction in our attitude toward sexual violence — and Donald Trump embodies it perfectly. After I watched the second debate, beat my breast in mourning, and wiped my tears off my laptop screen , I realized which part of Trump’s soul-killing word diarrhea I hated most. I
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How My Husband’s Subconscious Racism Nearly Destroyed Our Marriage

How My Husband’s Subconscious Racism Nearly Destroyed Our Marriage | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This story of racism in a relationship really shows how racism becomes normalized in our lives – even in intimate relationships and our own internalized thoughts.
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Alaska Airlines Kicks off Passenger for Catcalling

Alaska Airlines Kicks off Passenger for Catcalling | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Alaska Airlines recently removed a man for calling out "ooh, sexy" during a female flight attendant's safety demonstration.
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A Pharmacy Created a 7% "Man Tax" to Combat Gender Pricing

A Pharmacy Created a 7% "Man Tax" to Combat Gender Pricing | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Manhattan pharmacy instituted a policy where it gave women a 7% discount on products—and there have been strong reactions against it.
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The abilities of women with disabilities

The abilities of women with disabilities | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Women with disabilities face double discrimination, stigma and marginalisation but they are also at the forefront of change, writes Chitra Nagarajan.
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A Day in the Life of a Tudor Woman

A Day in the Life of a Tudor Woman | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Dedicated to retracing the steps of Queen Anne Boleyn and sharing information about the Tudor monarchs and daily life in Tudor England.
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Raising Sons Who Won't Slut Shame

Raising Sons Who Won't Slut Shame | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Bullying girls about their sexual choices goes beyond simply being mean. It's our job to raise sons who recognize women's agency and respect it without exception.
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