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How the 1963 'Career Girl Murders' Bolstered the Myth that Cities Aren’t Safe For Women

How the 1963 'Career Girl Murders' Bolstered the Myth that Cities Aren’t Safe For Women | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Response to the murders—and the subsequent wrongful conviction—was a perfect storm of panic about liberated women, black men, and city life.
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Why we must fight harder for the rights of young women and girls

Why we must fight harder for the rights of young women and girls | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Why we must fight harder for the rights of young women and girls - https://t.co/y5XEGhriai
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Meet The Women Of The U.S. House Of Representatives

Meet The Women Of The U.S. House Of Representatives | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Meet The Women Of The U.S. House Of Representatives
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GOP Obamacare repeal will be an annual death sentence for thousands

GOP Obamacare repeal will be an annual death sentence for thousands | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The ink from President Obama's signature on the Affordable Care Act wasn't even dry when then-Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell unveiled the Republican mantra for the upcoming midterm elections.
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Abortion Foes, Emboldened by Trump, Promise ‘Onslaught’ of Tough Restrictions

Abortion Foes, Emboldened by Trump, Promise ‘Onslaught’ of Tough Restrictions | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Legalized abortion faces its greatest threat in decades, people on both sides of the issue say, and that includes the possibility that Roe v. Wade will be overturned.
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Period poverty: call to tackle the hidden side of inequality

Period poverty: call to tackle the hidden side of inequality | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Firms urged to donate sanitary products to homeless shelters amid evidence women forced to use newspapers and socks
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The Women's March on Washington is ON! (Updated to add recent PBS News Hour link)

The Women's March on Washington is ON! (Updated to add recent PBS News Hour link) | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Women’s March on Washington is ON! It was never off. It was never blocked. The organizers had to go through the same hoops as everyone else.  Yes, the Presidential Inaugural Committee had been granted a block reservation for most of th
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Black female scientist awarded $324,000 grant to research rape investigation methods

She's researching new ways to improve sexual assault investigations.
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Haunting Photos Feature Trump’s Sexist Comments Drawn On Women’s Bodies

Haunting Photos Feature Trump’s Sexist Comments Drawn On Women’s Bodies | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"I’m scared that the way he speaks about women will end up becoming a social norm."
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Since the Election, More Than 4,500 Women Have Registered to Run for Office

Since the Election, More Than 4,500 Women Have Registered to Run for Office | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Through the program She Should Run.
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Wonder Woman dropped as UN equality champion 

Wonder Woman dropped as UN equality champion  | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The UN drops comic book heroine Wonder Woman as an ambassador, two months after a contentious appointment.
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12 Rules for Being Cool to Women, by Samantha Bee

12 Rules for Being Cool to Women, by Samantha Bee | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
We asked wise, wildly funny Samantha Bee of Full Frontal with Samantha Bee for guidelines on how to remain gentlemanly in these Trumpian times. (Hint: They're basically the same as the old ones.)
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People Have Spent Years Trying to Diagnose Mary Todd Lincoln From Beyond the Grave

People Have Spent Years Trying to Diagnose Mary Todd Lincoln From Beyond the Grave | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it

Abraham Lincoln's wife has been called a
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Art Can Transfigure Hatred

Art Can Transfigure Hatred | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A couple of days after Trump’s electoral victory, a fresh piece of graffiti appeared on a fence in a middle-class, gentrifying suburb of Melbourne. In foot-high
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Trump's White House Shaping Up To Be Home For Men Accused Of Domestic Abuse

Trump's White House Shaping Up To Be Home For Men Accused Of Domestic Abuse | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Probably just a coincidence, right?
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Before Elvis and Janis there was Big Mama Thornton

Before Elvis and Janis there was Big Mama Thornton | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton was born in Ariton, Alabama on December 11, 1926 , so today would have been her 90th birthday. She died alone and in poverty on July 25, 1984 in a Los Angele
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Identity Issues Don’t Distract From Economic Issues — They Are Economic Issues

Identity Issues Don’t Distract From Economic Issues — They Are Economic Issues | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
What Trumpism could do to our human infrastructure.
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Women, Science and Diving Into Leadership

Women, Science and Diving Into Leadership | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"I’m grateful to the women that have shown so clearly that we all have the potential to change the world, and I intend to pass that on."
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Issa Rae and Tracee Ellis Ross Score Golden Globe Nominations for Roles in TV Comedies

Issa Rae and Tracee Ellis Ross Score Golden Globe Nominations for Roles in TV Comedies | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Well-deserved.
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Here's How Representation in Comics Could Be Way Better

Where can you find diverse comic characters, and how can you support better representation in comics? Meggie Ram shares some ideas for superheroes of color, women as leads, queer characters, and more in comics.
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5 Oppressive Tactics We Need to Stop Using in Our Anti-Oppression Work

5 Oppressive Tactics We Need to Stop Using in Our Anti-Oppression Work | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
When politicians and conservatives are being oppressive, social justice activists can resort to insults like “old and out of touch” or “crazy.” Here’s why we have to avoid furthering oppression when we’re trying to fight it.
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Women would be restricted from praying at one of the holiest sites in Israel under new law

Women would be restricted from praying at one of the holiest sites in Israel under new law | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Sixteen members of Israel’s coalition government have submitted a bill to parliament that would ban non-Orthodox religious ceremonies at the Western Wall in Jerusalem and severely limit women’s participation in prayers at the site.
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Planned Parenthood fears it may be first casualty of rekindled abortion war

Planned Parenthood fears it may be first casualty of rekindled abortion war | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The effort to defund Planned Parenthood is likely to be just the opening salvo in a new battle over abortion rights touched off by the election.
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Marking the anniversary of the 2012 Delhi rape, and the feminist movement it launched

Marking the anniversary of the 2012 Delhi rape, and the feminist movement it launched | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
What does it mean to mark anniversaries of violence? Which anniversaries do we mark, and how do we take these memories forward as movements?

On December 16th 2012, physical therapy intern Jyoti Singh (known as “Nirbhaya,” or “Fearless”) was brutally raped on a bus in Delhi. She subsequently died from her injuries.
The attack inspired nationwid
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Rolling Back Abortion Rights After Donald Trump’s Election

Rolling Back Abortion Rights After Donald Trump’s Election | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A 20-week ban in Ohio may be a sign of things to come.
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