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Fear of Feminism - Manage Your Career - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Fear of Feminism - Manage Your Career - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it

A year or so ago, I worked on an administrative project with a university employee (not in my department). We seemed to work quite well together. We met frequently, we got things done on our joint project, and we got along fine. Or so I thought.

 

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That time Obama called on only women at a press conference

That time Obama called on only women at a press conference | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it

President Obama did something remarkable on Friday. He held his last press conference of the year, and the only people in the entire press corps who were called on to ask questions were women. Yes, this was on purpose; it had to be.

 

 

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Sydney siege: Man Haron Monis' history of violence against women was a warning sign no one took seriously

Sydney siege: Man Haron Monis' history of violence against women was a warning sign no one took seriously | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
We have to stop differentiating violence as matters of private or public interest.
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The two women who want to make sure we can all orgasm

The two women who want to make sure we can all orgasm | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
In a clear case of if you build it, they will come, a wearable couples’ vibrator over the weekend smashed through its crowdfunding goal of $US50,000 to raise over half a million dollars. Meet its inventors.
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Page: How I sanitized the feminist outrage over the Montreal massacre

Page: How I sanitized the feminist outrage over the Montreal massacre | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
I arrived in Montreal four hours after the killing was done. Yellow tape wrapped l'École Polytechnique like a macabre Christmas present; surviving students gripped each other in numb disbelief. I w...
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Watch: Badass pregnant lady brilliantly shuts down anti-abortion protesters

Watch: Badass pregnant lady brilliantly shuts down anti-abortion protesters | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it

Anti-abortion demonstrators are known for their sensationalist, hugely insensitive sidewalk antics. While most commuters simply dismiss them as stone cold weirdos, one heavily pregnant lady decided she's had enough when she walked passed a London abortion clinic one day. 

 
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Grand Theft Auto 5 banned by Australian chain due to violence against women

Grand Theft Auto 5 banned by Australian chain due to violence against women | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Retail chain Target says it has removed the R-rated game from shelves in stores across Australia due to complaints from customers
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Australian Minister for Women: “Let boys be boys and girls be girls”

Australian Minister for Women: “Let boys be boys and girls be girls” | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
We’ve covered Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, and his, shall we say, less than feminist ideas, before. Abbott has declared himself a feminist, but this week, the PM made some comments that suggest he should re-read — ok, fine,
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The Claridge’s breastfeeding incident is absurd – I refuse to be offended | Deborah Orr

The Claridge’s breastfeeding incident is absurd – I refuse to be offended | Deborah Orr | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Deborah Orr: If men and women can’t unite to insist that babies should come first, there’s no hope for humankind
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No Gender December: Abbott criticises bid to end gender stereotypes in toys

No Gender December: Abbott criticises bid to end gender stereotypes in toys | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Tony Abbott says: ‘I certainly don’t believe in that kind of political correctness. Let boys be boys, let girls be girls – that’s always been my philosophy’
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The Indian Sisters Who Went Viral After Attacking Harassers On The Bus

The Indian Sisters Who Went Viral After Attacking Harassers On The Bus | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
When the Haryana sisters were harassed by men on a crowded bus, they fought back.
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Where are those proud male 'champions of change' when you need them?

Where are those proud male 'champions of change' when you need them? | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
By all means support women. Just stop expecting special names and special recognition for work you should be doing anyway.
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5 Efforts Toward Creating a More Feminist Classroom

5 Efforts Toward Creating a More Feminist Classroom | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
If you’re a feminist and you want some ideas on how create a more feminist classroom, here are five efforts that you can endeavor.
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Domestic violence inquiry hears arguments over appropriate force

Domestic violence inquiry hears arguments over appropriate force | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
A QUEENSLAND domestic violence hotline has been so overwhelmed by women calling for help that some calls have had to go unanswered.
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Some MBA Students May Have Just Made the Greatest Feminist Anthem of Our Time

Some MBA Students May Have Just Made the Greatest Feminist Anthem of Our Time | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
A love letter to all the badass bitches who aren't afraid to be themselves in the business world.
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The Feminist Life: Radical Women

The Feminist Life: Radical Women | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
The new doc She's Beautiful When She's Angry reminds viewers of the gains won by 2nd-wave activists.
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Larissa Waters' gendered toys stance made her daughter fair game? No – that's just scorn and ridicule | Jane Caro

Larissa Waters' gendered toys stance made her daughter fair game? No – that's just scorn and ridicule | Jane Caro | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
The new political correctness demands that we live according to the most ungenerous interpretation of our opinions – including, apparently, about how we raise our children
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Comment: Is there any point in standing up to street harassment?

Comment: Is there any point in standing up to street harassment? | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
A friend of mine was on a train in Sydney this week with her bike at her side when she noticed a man staring at her from the next carriage.She looked down and looked up again. The man was still staring at her, and by then his friend was too.Annoyed, she glowered at them, hoping to shame their stares away. But it didn't work. In fact, much to her horror, another man sitting near her began to stare too. She pulled out her phone and took a photo of them in protest, but they kept right on staring.
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LET TOYS BE TOYS -

LET TOYS BE TOYS - | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
SENATOR LARISSA WATERS set the Christmas bells ringing with her call for No Gender December. Here she replies to her critics.
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Quentin Bryce says it is up to men to confront domestic violence

Quentin Bryce says it is up to men to confront domestic violence | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
‘We are talking about … human hurt of such intensity it’s impossible to imagine,’ former governor general says in interview discussing her role leading a Queensland taskforce
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Why Do Female Characters 'Have' To Look Feminine? - The Animation Anomaly The Animation Anomaly

Why Do Female Characters 'Have' To Look Feminine? - The Animation Anomaly The Animation Anomaly | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Dave Pressler poses the question but here's why you so often see female characters with just a bow or pink clothing to distringuish them.
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Intersectional princesses for the little feminists in your life

Intersectional princesses for the little feminists in your life | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
It’s a rare day that I take time to promote princesses, but these are no ordinary royalty I’m writing about today. The Guardian Princess Alliance is a series of educational books about a group of racially and gender diverse princesses who take action to protect living beings and the planet for future generations. ...
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Where are those proud male 'champions of change' when you need them?

Where are those proud male 'champions of change' when you need them? | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
By all means support women. Just stop expecting special names and special recognition for work you should be doing anyway.
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Spare me the selfie school of feminism: women always give up too much information

Spare me the selfie school of feminism: women always give up too much information | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Suzanne Moore: Every generation of women create ways to hate themselves and amplify their anxieties in public – and it’s time to stop
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