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Domestic Violence: One Victim Is One Too Many

Domestic Violence: One Victim Is One Too Many | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
Domestic violence is an epidemic, that quite frankly, makes me sick. Right now most people are talking about the Trayvon Martin verdict, Texas and the idiocy running rampant through the legislature...
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Personhood: The Nightmare That Won't End

Personhood: The Nightmare That Won't End | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By: Amanda K. Fox The personhood bills are among the most potentially frightening pieces of legislation that lawmakers have brought to the floor in many years. What makes them frightening is not ju...
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Women In Media: Who Speaks For Us?

Women In Media: Who Speaks For Us? | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By: Amanda K. Fox According to a recent survey of 35 major national publications conducted by the 4th Estate over the last six months, when it comes to women’s issues, women are the last people bei...
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Women and personal responsibility: A double edged sword

Women and personal responsibility: A double edged sword | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By: Grace Alexander   There's a lot of talk these days about taking personal responsibility for one's life and actions. This is particularly true when it comes to women. Politicians seem caugh...
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The top 10 women killing feminism

The top 10 women killing feminism | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By: Grace Alexander Women’s rights and feminism go hand in hand - but we  can see some truly horrendous cases of women standing up AGAINST women’s rights, contributing to the war on women. These ar...
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Hypocritical often? Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy elicits mixed responses

Hypocritical often? Angelina Jolie's double mastectomy elicits mixed responses | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By Amanda Fox As we have all become aware of Angelina Jolie's choice to have a prophylactic double mastectomy, I was approached by a couple asking me if I was going to write about it. My first reac...
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Be Cool And Beautiful - Don't Wear Abercrombie & Fitch

Be Cool And Beautiful - Don't Wear Abercrombie & Fitch | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By Amanda Fox Over the past few days there has been a lot of talk about Abercrombie & Fitch, but specifically their CEO Michael Jeffries and the bile that has come out of his mouth. I'll admit,...
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Rush Limbaugh Claims He Killed Feminism: Still Hasn't Moved to Canada As Promised

Rush Limbaugh Claims He Killed Feminism: Still Hasn't Moved to Canada As Promised | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By Amanda Fox In a not so surprising "new" piece (and less surprising source), bloviating windbag extraordinaire  Rush Limbaugh has pronounced feminism as being dead. He also claims credit, or at l...
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Women Love Sex Too - And It Doesn't Make Them Sluts

Women Love Sex Too - And It Doesn't Make Them Sluts | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By Amanda Fox No matter how far we've come, there is still a persistent underlying tone to many conversations about the topic of sex in which it is looked upon as being dirty. It can be. Let's not ...
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Who Will Protect Your Freedoms When The Worm Turns?

Who Will Protect Your Freedoms When The Worm Turns? | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By Amanda Fox I know that not everyone is a fan of the President and by some polls, about the same amount aren't big fans of abortion either. To be honest, I'm not wearing a party hat and yelling "...
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"Because The Bible Says So" Does Not Answer Every Question Or Legitimize Hate

"Because The Bible Says So" Does Not Answer Every Question Or Legitimize Hate | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By Amanda Fox Over the course of the last week, I've come face-to-face with intolerance in many different ways - even my own intolerance. It's true - there are certain things I won't tolerate, I'm ...
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The Power of a Woman with a Meme

The Power of a Woman with a Meme | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
Via Morra Aarons-Mele - Harvard Business Review: This election cycle was filled with derisive remarks about rape, birth control, and pay equity. The internet, through social media, provided a safe ...
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Who Gave You The Right?

Who Gave You The Right? | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By Barbara Farina Lately it seems that people think they can do and say whatever they want just because they have mouths. It's like they think if they don't use them - all the time - they will lose...
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Feminism: It's Not Just For Women

Feminism: It's Not Just For Women | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By: Amanda K. Fox Here at Spitfire, we get called feminists a lot and not always in the nicest tone. It's true, we are feminists. There is quite a bit of confusion about what a feminist is though, ...
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Bullying And What You Can Do About It

Bullying And What You Can Do About It | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By: Amanda Fox Bullying has, according to some analysts, reached epidemic proportions. It's hard to argue against this as we see more and more cases of teen suicides that stemmed from bullying than...
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The War On Women: It's More Than A Buzzword

The War On Women: It's More Than A Buzzword | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By: Amanda Fox The term "War on women" is tossed around so much lately that you could easily begin believing it is nothing more than a hollow buzzword being used to attract attention. As a woman, I...
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It's Time To Take A Stand Against Rape Culture

It's Time To Take A Stand Against Rape Culture | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By: Amanda K. Fox Rape culture. Those are two words that don't appear to go together, yet it is a phrase that is an all too familiar part of our lexicon. Rape culture is generally defined as an env...
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Is the era of male dominance ending?

Is the era of male dominance ending? | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By Amanda Fox It has been said more than once that right now, as you read this, we are witnessing the lift-off phase of the era of women. Male dominance has been the norm so long as history has bee...
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Guns and spandex: Just because you can buy some doesn't mean you should.

Guns and spandex: Just because you can buy some doesn't mean you should. | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By Amanda Fox At 1:47pm on Mother's Day, the shooting at the New Orleans' Mother's Day parade reminded us all, once again, nothing is sacred. Not schools. Not world famous famous sporting events. N...
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I'm Not Apologizing

I'm Not Apologizing | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
Let’s get this straight, once and for all. My body. My choice. I do not have to explain myself. I do not have to beg, plead, apologize, rationalize, or make my case. It’s none of your damn business...
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Being outspoken doesn't = being a bitch

Being outspoken doesn't = being a bitch | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By Barbara Farina Many people consider me to be a Bitch. Why? The answer is very simple, but wrong. I respect everyone's opinions and even I am willing to discuss ideas with those who would like to...
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How Can You Not Be A Feminist?

How Can You Not Be A Feminist? | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By Amanda Fox There is a movement of women, and some men mixed in for good measure, whom are leading what can only be viewed as an anti-feminist movement, yet they won't call it that. Their core ph...
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Rape Culture Says: "Don't rape, but be a great athlete if you do because someone will get you off."

Rape Culture Says: "Don't rape, but be a great athlete if you do because someone will get you off." | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By Amanda Fox There is a very present slogan online which states "Society teaches don't get raped rather than don't rape." What is sad, is this is for the most part true. Even at our universities, ...
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The Key Word In Pro-Choice Is CHOICE!!

The Key Word In Pro-Choice Is CHOICE!! | Spitfires Gals | Scoop.it
By Amanda Fox I am pro-choice regarding abortion and have been since as long as I understood what abortion was. I'm un-apologetic about that because I see no need to apologize for it. It's a medica...
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