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Gender Wage Gap Causes Typical Woman To Miss Out On $443360: Analysis - Huffington Post

Gender Wage Gap Causes Typical Woman To Miss Out On $443360: Analysis - Huffington Post | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Gender Wage Gap Causes Typical Woman To Miss Out On $443360: Analysis Huffington Post The typical full-time working woman stands to miss out on $443,360 over 40 years because of the gender wage gap, according to an April report from the National...
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Ursula K. Le Guin, Acclaimed for Her Pioneering Feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy, Is Dead at 88

Ursula K. Le Guin, Acclaimed for Her Pioneering Feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy, Is Dead at 88 | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Ms. Le Guin brought literary elegance and a feminist sensibility to science fiction and fantasy tales, drawing millions of readers around the world.
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Dear New York Times: Emergency Contraception is Not Abortion

Dear New York Times: Emergency Contraception is Not Abortion | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This week, the New York Times published an article hand-wringing over declining fertility rates in America, which it blames over in part on access to birth control. Here’s the problem: it included a parenthetical falsely suggesting that using emergency contraception, like Plan B, causes abortion. Spoiler alert — it doesn’t.
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Women in History: Harriet Tubman — passionate freedom fighter, women's rights

Women in History: Harriet Tubman — passionate freedom fighter, women's rights | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In honoring Americans for Black History Month, we can’t leave out Harriet Tubman born in 1822. She was born into slavery in Dorchester County, Maryland and later escaped into Philadelphia.
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“The Chi” Shows That Violence Isn’t Chicago’s Only Story

“The Chi” Shows That Violence Isn’t Chicago’s Only Story | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Lena Waithe is showing the dimensions of Chicago’s South Side and its people.
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The Ms. Q&A: Akwaeke Emezi on Freshwaterand Finding Home

The Ms. Q&A: Akwaeke Emezi on Freshwaterand Finding Home | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Ms. talked to Emezi about her commitment to Igbo ontology and truth-telling, metaphors versus alternate realities and her debut novel.
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Men put her on the ballot as a sexist practical joke; then she won

Susanna “Dora” Salter was doing her laundry when she got the news: She had just been elected mayor of Argonia, Kansas. Just like that, the 29-year-old became the first woman mayor in the United…
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Micheline’s re-enactment is smashing success, but she questions, Why isn’t there more to honour women’s courage?

Micheline’s re-enactment is smashing success, but she questions, Why isn’t there more to honour women’s courage? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
On the 100th anniversary of women in Ireland gaining the right to vote, Micheline re-created her defiant grandmother Hanna Sheehy Skeffington’s act of civil disobedience against patriarchy by smashing window panes at Dublin Castle. The day was perfect. Cold, but with bright blue skies. Micheline arrived early at the Castle Ship St entrance to meet…
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No longer a ‘private’ matter, rape in Somaliland may soon be criminalized. But women say there’s still a long way to go.

No longer a ‘private’ matter, rape in Somaliland may soon be criminalized. But women say there’s still a long way to go. | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
“Women in Somaliland, especially younger women and girls, are now beginning to have hope for a better future,” 25-year-old Ahmed said of the bill, which is the country’s first piece of legislation to address sexualized violence.
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Anyone can suggest names for laneways. So why are so few named for women?

Anyone can suggest names for laneways. So why are so few named for women? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A Toronto journalist is sounding the alarm after noticing that male names are dominating Toronto's laneways.
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Mar 26: "Badass Women of Chicago History" Event

Mar 26: "Badass Women of Chicago History" Event | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
On Monday, March 26, Chicago Detours will be hosting “Badass Women in Chicago History,” a storytelling event special for Women’s History Month. At the Den Theatre.
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Whistleblower Documents Show Trump Administration Taking Direction from Extreme Anti-Choice Group…

Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, sent a letter to Eric D. Hargan, the Deputy Secretary for the Department of Health and Human…
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Whiteness Means It’s Never Your Fault

Whiteness Means It’s Never Your Fault | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
One of the few somewhat positive aspects of Donald Trump’s presidency (and really, Donald Trump’s entire stint as a political figure) is that he’s an easy example and a synopsis of America’s patent-pending brand of white supremacy—a concept that, even for those who regularly study and speak about it, can be difficult to articulate in an easily digestible way.
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Nancy Pelosi’s filibuster-style speech tops eight hours in bid to force immigration votes

Nancy Pelosi’s filibuster-style speech tops eight hours in bid to force immigration votes | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Her move comes as House Democrats are set to strategize behind closed doors Wednesday and Thursday and plan for this year’s elections.
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The History Press | The role of women in the First World War

The History Press | The role of women in the First World War | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Most writing about the role of women during the First World War tends to focus on nurses or workers on the Home Front; few look at the militarisation of women.
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You Must Know Her

You Must Know Her | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
I recently had the privilege of nerding out with Ritzy Periwinkle and Lisa Jenkins on The Nerd Out podcast. In case you didn’t know, I launched You Must Know Her with a feature on Ritzy. Check out The Nerd Out – Episode 86 as we talk about art, marketing, current projects, and much more!
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The Truth about the Eccentric Jane Lewson who died aged 116

The Truth about the Eccentric Jane Lewson who died aged 116 | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Where do we begin with this story? Let's begin with the accounts of Jane’s life as repeatedly recorded ad nauseum since her death in 1816 and which has entered into folklore ... after all, why let the facts get in the way of a good story! Except that for those who read our articles will…
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Women in History: Mary Lou Williams, groundbreaking composer and jazz pianist

Women in History: Mary Lou Williams, groundbreaking composer and jazz pianist | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Mary Lou Williams was one of the most innovative, creative, groundbreaking musicians in the history of jazz. She was a brilliant and prolific composer and uniquely gifted pianist whose influence spans nearly the entire timeline of jazz music, but her name is almost never listed among the “giants of jazz.” Although prejudice kept her from achieving the recognition and fame she deserved during her lifetime, her contributions cement her legacy as a true pioneer …
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What We Must Learn from Lucy Terry Prince

What We Must Learn from Lucy Terry Prince | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This is the story of a freed landowning slave woman from the 1700’s that has become an ever-more-timely instruction for all of us about the power of voice, the human imperative to witness and the reminder that we all must address injustice even when the stakes are high.
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Portsmouth midwives march against FGM after treating 85 cut women in a year

Portsmouth midwives march against FGM after treating 85 cut women in a year | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A group of Portsmouth midwives are marching against female genital mutilation after 85 women attended their maternity ward last year with signs that they h
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Flying Out of Bed

Flying Out of Bed | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
I know why I haven’t spoken about the violence that shaped my life. If the holding of pain is hard, the speaking of it to a world that does not want to hear is not a risk most of us will take.
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After Pepsi's 'crunchless chips' controversy, women open up on food sexism

After Pepsi's 'crunchless chips' controversy, women open up on food sexism | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi came under fire a couple of days ago for saying that Doritos (Pepsi’s tortilla chips brand) was launching a special version of the chips for women. Because apparently, women don’t like to make loud crunching noises when they eat and don’t lick their fingers.
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Uncoddling White Women: An Interview with Community Organizer Becky Rafter

Uncoddling White Women: An Interview with Community Organizer Becky Rafter | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
By Amanda Hendler-Voss Becky Rafter could have been among the 67% of white women voters in Alabama who cast their lot with Roy Moore. She grew up all over the South, including an Alabama small town shaped by white flight. Reared in a household of modest means in rental housing, her parents budgeted every dollar. Their …
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20 Amazing Black Women and Girls Share Love Letters to Themselves

20 Amazing Black Women and Girls Share Love Letters to Themselves | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Melissa Harris-Perry and Marley Dias ask black women: “What do you most love about being a black girl or woman?”
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Parkland, Florida attack: School shooter Nikolas Cruz abused women, like most mass killers

Parkland, Florida attack: School shooter Nikolas Cruz abused women, like most mass killers | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Broward County School District Superintendent Robert Runcie said yesterday that they had no "warnings" or "signs" that former student Nikolas Cruz would kill 17 kids at his old school. But Cruz shared at least one trait with most mass killers in modern America: He abused women. The 19-year-old was abusive towards his ex-girlfriend an
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The Highest-Performing Women Are Scoring Lower Than Men on the SAT

The Highest-Performing Women Are Scoring Lower Than Men on the SAT | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
53 percent of SAT test takers are women, but the gate-keeping college entrance exam is underestimating their ability to succeed.
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