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Black Women in the Labor Force

Black Women in the Labor Force | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
As Black History Month comes to a close and Women’s History Month begins, it’s a good time to take a look at the progress we’ve made toward equality in the workplace for black women and the challen…
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10-Year Review of Oscar Nominations & Gender

10-Year Review of Oscar Nominations & Gender | 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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Victory for indigenous women held in sexual slavery during Guatemala’s civil war

Victory for indigenous women held in sexual slavery during Guatemala’s civil war | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This weekend, two former members of the Guatemalan military were found guilt of crimes against humanity for the rape, murder, and sexual enslavement of indigenous Maya women during the country’s civil war.
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FREQ: A Feminist Frequency Newsletter

FREQ: A Feminist Frequency Newsletter | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Today, we’re very excited to announce FREQ, our new, monthly e-newsletter. Each month we’ll bring you updates on all things FemFreq, and we’ve got a big announcement coming very soon so trust us when we say that there will be lots to talk about!
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Abortions Before Roe v. Wade

Abortions Before Roe v. Wade | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Pogrebin discusses the horror story dangers of backroom abortions before they became legal and her own personal story of becoming pregnant.
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Mark My Words: The Subversive History of Women Using Thread as Ink

For as long as women have been sewing, they've been using embroidery to tell their own stories—often in societies that refuse to hear them otherwise.
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Amazing women in history: Nancy Harkness Love, WWII Pilot & Commander

Amazing women in history: Nancy Harkness Love, WWII Pilot & Commander | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Nancy Harkness Love was a trailblazing WWII pilot and commander. Her work forever changed women’s role in aviation and in its history.
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Gender Neutral Shirt Clothing Line Launch New Brand

Now, a Brighton clothing company made a first last week - when they launched a shirt that's fit for boys and girls. Latest TV's Holly Keogh has th
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Gertrude Berg: The Original Media Titan

Gertrude Berg: The Original Media Titan | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
If you’ve ever watched an episode of Friends or Seinfeld, you’ve seen the influence of the “second most influential woman next to Eleanor Roosevelt.”
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Women Risk Death To Film What Life Is Like Under The Islamic State

Women Risk Death To Film What Life Is Like Under The Islamic State | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"I long to take off the niqāb and the darkness that cloaks us, for good," said one of the women. "Nothing matters more than freedom."
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Anne-Marie Slaughter: ‘Care is not a woman’s job any more than breadwinning is a man’s’

Anne-Marie Slaughter: ‘Care is not a woman’s job any more than breadwinning is a man’s’ | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The feminist politics professor, 57, on her Belgian grandparents, seeing beauty in a puddle, and her sons wanting to be artists
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5 major books on women’s rights

5 major books on women’s rights | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Literary critic Galina Yuzefovich maded a list of five books on the rights of women. These books are written in three different waves of feminism, should be re…
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China’s feminist school club: the Beijing students talking equality on their lunch break

China’s feminist school club: the Beijing students talking equality on their lunch break | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Pupils now have the opportunity to watch Thelma and Louise and discuss language based-gender bias during their lunch break as part of the new society, founded by two 17-year-old students
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6 in 10 Women Now Subjected to Abortion Waiting Period Laws

6 in 10 Women Now Subjected to Abortion Waiting Period Laws | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Thanks to new legislation in Florida, six out of 10 women in the U.S. live in states with abortion waiting period laws.
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Documentary 'Trapped' shows us what abortion restrictions really mean

Documentary 'Trapped' shows us what abortion restrictions really mean | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
You hear about the ongoing state restrictions against abortion access in the news all too often. But what do they mean for women’s every day lives when summed all together? TRAPPED, a new documentary by Dawn Porter, seeks to show us.
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The Women of the Supreme Court

The Women of the Supreme Court | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
As you likely know, the Supreme Court heard opening arguments this week in the most important abortion case in decades.
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Women's History Month ~ Women Who Made History

Women's History Month ~ Women Who Made History | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
From fearless monarchs to pioneering scientists, celebrate Women's History Month by discovering some of the women who helped shape English History.
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Women Are Coming To D.C. From Texas And Colorado For Abortions

Women Are Coming To D.C. From Texas And Colorado For Abortions | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
DCist talks to a local doctor on National Abortion Provider Appreciation Day.
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What would a feminist do? Taking back your abortion story – podcast

What would a feminist do? Taking back your abortion story – podcast | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Guardian columnist Jessica Valenti talks to Ilyse Hogue about the state of abortion access in the US, and Renee Bracey Sherman shares her abortion story
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New survey paints grim picture of gender balance in Australian visual arts

New survey paints grim picture of gender balance in Australian visual arts | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Countess Report shows that despite women dominating visual art degrees, commercial galleries and state museums still under-represent them
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How Europe is Failing Women and Girls on the Migration Route 

How Europe is Failing Women and Girls on the Migration Route  | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Oumo, from sub-Saharan Africa, was forced to trade sex twice for a fake passport and passage to Turkey on her way to Greece.
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A Love Note to June Jordan from Margo Okazawa-Rey

A Love Note to June Jordan from Margo Okazawa-Rey | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
You loved South African women struggling to Free South Africa and wrote for them “we are the ones we’ve been waiting for.” Your love of Palestinian people impelled you to write about you, a Black woman, “being Palestinian.”...
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Calvin Klein Under Fire for Sexist Billboard

Calvin Klein Under Fire for Sexist Billboard | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"Is the message of Calvin Klein that women are only good for seduction? Are we stuck in the 1950s?"
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Loretta Lynn's Feminism and Her Banned Song "The Pill"

Loretta Lynn's Feminism and Her Banned Song "The Pill" | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Loretta Lynn, Sissy Spacek and Sheryl Crow on Lynn's work, influence on women artists and her song, "The Pill" (1975) which was both banned and a hit.
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