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History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
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Toxic Break-Ups (Stalking)

Toxic Break-Ups (Stalking) | Herstory | Scoop.it

"What am I supposed to do to lose this guy for real?"

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Take a Stand Against Sexual Violence

The Stanford Women's Community Center brings you a PSA about sexual violence. Get aware and get informed! All statistics came from RAINN or oneinfourusa.org. [MORE]


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Circle of 6 Anti-Violence App Builds Upon Friendship and Texting

Circle of 6 Anti-Violence App Builds Upon Friendship and Texting | Herstory | Scoop.it
Spotlight covers the intersections of technology and education, going behind the research to show how digital media is used in and out of classrooms to expand learning.

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Should the University of Wisconsin Promote Safer Sex During Spring Break? The Evidence Says Yes, Uneqivocally | RH Reality Check

Should the University of Wisconsin Promote Safer Sex During Spring Break? The Evidence Says Yes, Uneqivocally | RH Reality Check | Herstory | Scoop.it

Wisconsin State Representative Stephen Nass (R-Whitewater) has taken issue with the state University's Health Services for its decision to distribute free lip balm, sunscreen, and condoms to students before spring break.

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Violence Against Women Act Needs Your Voice Now!

Violence Against Women Act Needs Your Voice Now! | Herstory | Scoop.it
Take action for women's rights, take action with NOW.
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This Creepy App Isn’t Just Stalking Women Without Their Knowledge, It’s A Wake-Up Call About Facebook Privacy [Update] | Cult of Mac

This Creepy App Isn’t Just Stalking Women Without Their Knowledge, It’s A Wake-Up Call About Facebook Privacy [Update] | Cult of Mac | Herstory | Scoop.it

It’s an app that can be interpreted many ways. It is as innocent as it is insidious; it is just as likely to be reacted to with laughter as it is with tears; it is as much of a novelty as it has the potential to be used a tool for rapists and stalkers.And more than anything, it’s a wake-up call about privacy.

 

The only way to really explain Girls Around Me to people is to load it up and show them how it works, so I did. I placed my iPhone on the table in front of everyone, and opened the app.

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Homemade Device Explodes At Wisconsin Planned Parenthood Clinic

Homemade Device Explodes At Wisconsin Planned Parenthood Clinic | Herstory | Scoop.it

by ROBIN MARTY, RH Reality Check

 

A small bomb exploded at Planned Parenthood's Appleton North Health Center in Wisconsin, according to numerous news reports. The Green Bay Press Gazette reports that a "small, homemade explosive device" was placed on a windowsill of the clinic at around 7:30 p.m. Sunday night, causing damage as well as small fire. [MORE]


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Thriller Thursday: Battered Woman Syndrome as Defense for Murder

Thriller Thursday: Battered Woman Syndrome as Defense for Murder | Herstory | Scoop.it
A controversial concept, Battered Woman Syndrome is a model that was developed by Dr. Lenore E. Walker to describe the mindset and emotional state of a battered woman. A battered woman is a woman ...
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» Crying “Rape” To Get Abortion Access : Ideas for Women Change and Courage Blog

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Shit Men Say to Men Who Say Shit to Women on the Street

"Shit Men Say to Men Who Say Shit to Women on the Street" was inspired by International Anti-Street Harassment Week. It was created by a group of women and m...
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The GOP's Witch Hunt | RH Reality Check

The GOP's Witch Hunt | RH Reality Check | Herstory | Scoop.it
"Having a female body was the factor most likely to render one vulnerable to being called a witch...the truth about the majority of persons accused of [witchcraft]: old, unattractive, disliked, and FEMALE"

— Witchcraze: A New History of European Witch Hunts by Anne Llewellyn Barstow

 

The past few months the GOP has waged a war on women that places them firmly in bed with religious lobbyists, treating women like they are subhuman all in the name of patriarchal religion. N
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Sockingly Awesome, Wretched Vintage Beauty Quackery Device: The Relax-A-Cizor

Sockingly Awesome, Wretched Vintage Beauty Quackery Device: The Relax-A-Cizor | Herstory | Scoop.it
Any of these old beauty gadgets or quack medical items draws my interest — but when an electrical item demands you make the pads which attach to wires wet, well,...
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An opinionated woman obsessed with objects, entertained by ephemera, intrigued by researching, fascinated by culture & addicted to writing. The wind says my name; doesn't put an @ in front of it, so maybe you don't notice. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com
Other Topics
A Marketing Mix
Adventures in advertising and marketing - the contemporary, the historical, and the hysterical. http://deanna.dahlsad.com/
Antiques & Vintage Collectibles
Collecting old things; heirlooms and new to you things! Companion to http://www.inherited-values.com/
Colorful Prism Of Racism
Racism past and present. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/colorful-prism-of-racism/
Consumption Junction
Consumerism meets marketing; who & what manipulates the free market of goods & services. See also: http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/ze-big-mouth-promotions-stuff/
Crimes Against Humanity
From lone gunmen on hills to mass movements. Depressing as hell, really.
Cultural History
The roots of culture; history and pre-history.
Dare To Be A Feminist
I do. http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/category/hey-sister-can-you-spare-some-social-change/
For Art's Sake-1
Art, crafts, and the people who make them. To inspire and purchase. Companion to http://www.ululating-undulating-ungulate.com/
Herstory
History as this woman sees it. The serious, the kitsch, the opinionated. Companion to http://www.kitsch-slapped.com/
In The Name Of God
Mainly acts done in the name of religion, but also discussions of atheism, faith, & spirituality.
Kinsanity
Let's just say I have reasons to learn more about mental health, special needs children, psychology, and the like.
Kitsch
Mostly vintage and retro "badness" but you can decide how delicious it is. http://www.kitschy-kitschy-coo.com/blog/
Nerdy Needs
The stuff of nerdy, geeky, dreams.
Readin', 'Ritin', and (Publishing) 'Rithmetic
The meaning behind the math of the bottom line in publishing and the media. For writers, publishers, and bloggers (which are a combination of the two).
Sex Positive
Sexuality as a human right.
Vintage Living Today For A Future Tormorrow
It's as easy to romanticize the past as it is to demonize it; instead, let's learn from it. More than living simply, more than living 'green', thrifty grandmas knew the importance of the 'economics' in Home Economics. The history of home ec, lessons in thrift, practical tips and ideas from the past focused on sustainability for families and out planet. Companion to http://www.thingsyourgrandmotherknew.com/
Visiting The Past
Travel based on grande ideas, locations, and persons of the past.
Walking On Sunshine
Stuff that makes me smile.
You Call It Obsession & Obscure; I Call It Research & Important
Links to (many of) my columns and articles.