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Four signs that feminism is working in 2016

Four signs that feminism is working in 2016 | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
The tireless efforts of women activists are making huge inroads every day - and here's the proof, writes Clementine Ford.
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Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Roosh?

Who's Afraid of the Big Bad Roosh? | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
A widely despised blogger and lauded hero within the so-called ''Men's Rights Movement'' grabbed headlines this week.
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'Pro-rape' pick-up artist in stained t-shirt, living in mom's basement

'Pro-rape' pick-up artist in stained t-shirt, living in mom's basement | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Daryush 'Roosh' Valizadeh is photographed for the first time since an international storm over his claim rape on private land should be legal - at his mother's home in Silver Spring, MD.
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Pro-Rape Meet-Up Canceled After Women’s Boxing Club Threatens to Show Up

Pro-Rape Meet-Up Canceled After Women’s Boxing Club Threatens to Show Up | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Don't mess with women, especially if they're wearing boxing gloves.
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Researchers have found a major problem with ‘The Little Mermaid’ and other Disney movies

Researchers have found a major problem with ‘The Little Mermaid’ and other Disney movies | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Why we should think twice before letting kids watch some Disney movies.
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The Slam Poem All White Feminists Need To Hear

The Slam Poem All White Feminists Need To Hear | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
"They said I could be a feminist as long as I don't talk about this black girl body."
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Enough platitudes and excuses: here is the truth about this week of sexism

Enough platitudes and excuses: here is the truth about this week of sexism | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Excusing bad behaviour by men in public life translates into unacceptable consequences for women in workplaces and social situations everywhere
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9 Photos Of Women Who Don't Care What They're 'Supposed' To Wear

9 Photos Of Women Who Don't Care What They're 'Supposed' To Wear | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
"You do not owe your appearance, attractiveness, or thinness to anyone."
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Australia's first Indigenous Test cricketer

Australia's first Indigenous Test cricketer | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
In 1958 Faith Thomas became the first Aboriginal woman to represent Australia in any sport. Now aged 83, she recently visited Indigenous cricket's Imparja Cup in Alice Springs to inspire the next generation of Indigenous players.
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Young men learn boundaries in well-prepared schools

Young men learn boundaries in well-prepared schools | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
The campaign against family violence can be waged in classrooms, but teachers need adequate support and training.
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Vintage Sexism: 1850s Cartoon Warns of Gender-Bending Power of Bloomers

Vintage Sexism: 1850s Cartoon Warns of Gender-Bending Power of Bloomers | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
In the mid-19th century, there was a feminist development for which I’m grateful pretty much every morning: bloomers arrived on the fashion scene. In the summer of 1851, American women dropped their corsets and petticoats as “boomer craze” swept the nation. 
Developed specifically to give women a more healthy style, bloomers obviously offered more freedom of ...
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Comic-book festival bows to pressure over all-male award shortlist

Comic-book festival bows to pressure over all-male award shortlist | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Angoulême says it will add female nominees after Daniel Clowes, Joann Sfar and Riad Sattouf pull out in protest
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Saudi Women Realize Their Rights

Saudi Women Realize Their Rights | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Katherine Zoepf on Mohra Ferak, Hawa’a’s Rights, and the kingdom’s first generation of female lawyers.
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Laura Brown's comment, January 5, 2016 5:47 PM
I honestly would not trust or hire a lawyer I could not see. I really doubt anyone else would feel differently. How much are you really willing to risk of your own life, business or safety just to be politically correct?
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When I grow up: Syrian refugee girls' dreams for the future realised in beautiful photoshoots

When I grow up: Syrian refugee girls' dreams for the future realised in beautiful photoshoots | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Adolescent girls who have fled the conflict in Syria pose as their future selves - having achieved their goals.
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Meet the First Muslim American Olympian to Compete in a Hijab

Meet the First Muslim American Olympian to Compete in a Hijab | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
President Obama told fencer Ibtihaj Muhammad to 'bring home the gold.'
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“Make Rape Legal” Dude Plans Worldwide Straight-Guy Meetups, Cancels Them

“Make Rape Legal” Dude Plans Worldwide Straight-Guy Meetups, Cancels Them | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
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What type of feminist (or anti-feminist) are you?

What type of feminist (or anti-feminist) are you? | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
A national survey reveals six distinct groups with a range of views about feminism and the women's movement in the United States. Take this quiz to find out which group you're most similar to.
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Gillian Anderson: I Was Offered Half Duchovny’s Pay for ‘The X-Files’ Revival

Gillian Anderson: I Was Offered Half Duchovny’s Pay for ‘The X-Files’ Revival | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
The award-winning actress discusses the return of Dana Scully in Fox’s beloved supernatural series and her epic battle to be treated equally on the show.
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Where are all the female characters in children's books?

Where are all the female characters in children's books? | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Despite progress in other areas, it seems little has changed when it comes to representing girls in books.
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She's Being Called the Next Albert Einstein

"Her research could change our understanding of the fundamentals as we know them." 

One of the things the brilliant minds at MIT do — besides ponder the nature of the universe and build sci-fi gizmos, of course — is notarize aircraft airworthiness for the federal government. So when Sabrina Pasterski walked into the campus offices one cold January morning seeking the OK for a single-engine plane she had built, it might have been business as usual. Except that the shaggy-haired, wide-eyed plane builder before them was just 14 and had already flown solo. “I couldn’t believe it,” recalls Peggy Udden, an executive secretary at MIT, “not only because she was so young, but a girl.”

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9 Feminist Podcasts to Stream in 2016

9 Feminist Podcasts to Stream in 2016 | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it

As we’ve watched the podcast “Serial” continue to top charts in its second season, we were interested to find out which feminist podcasts are making waves. We discovered some that have established audiences over the years, while others have just come on the scene—but all are guaranteed to educate and entertain!

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48 Things Women Are Told Over Their Lifetimes (That Men Just Aren't)

48 Things Women Are Told Over Their Lifetimes (That Men Just Aren't) | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
How many of these comments have you encountered in your life? This is 80 years of sexism in just under two minutes – it's painful to watch, but we're glad these girls and women spoke their truth.
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African Women Organize to Reclaim Agriculture Against Corporate Takeover

African Women Organize to Reclaim Agriculture Against Corporate Takeover | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Everybody originated with indigenous ways of living and the way of Mother Earth.
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Why some people's outrage over the Cologne attacks is racist

Why some people's outrage over the Cologne attacks is racist | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
Some conservatives only seem to care about women if it means they can flex their racism as well.
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10 Anti-Feminist Trolls You'll Meet on the Internet – And What They're Really Saying

10 Anti-Feminist Trolls You'll Meet on the Internet – And What They're Really Saying | Women of The Revolution | Scoop.it
“Typical feminist – you can't handle debate.” As a feminist on the internet, you've probably encountered these troll comments. This author's funny translations show just how predictable they are.
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