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Forbidden Discourse: The Silencing of Feminist Criticism of “Gender” | Pandagon

Forbidden Discourse: The Silencing of Feminist Criticism of “Gender” | Pandagon | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
An open statement from 37 radical feminists from five countries. August 12, 2013 We, the undersigned 1960s radical feminists and current activists, have been concerned for some time about the rise w...
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Reflections: On Reading Audre Lorde’s 'Sister Outsider' After Charlottesville 

Reflections: On Reading Audre Lorde’s 'Sister Outsider' After Charlottesville  | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Antoinette Nwandu reads “Sister Outsider” by Audre Lorde after Charlottesville.
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Reflections: On Being a Female Comic in Louis C.K.’s World - by Laurie Kilmartin, comedian, staff writer for 'Conan' and the author of the forthcoming book 'Dead People Suck'

Reflections: On Being a Female Comic in Louis C.K.’s World - by Laurie Kilmartin, comedian, staff writer for 'Conan' and the author of the forthcoming book 'Dead People Suck' | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The calculated risks of a life in comedy.
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Laurie Kilmartin (@anylaurie16) is a comedian, staff writer for “Conan” and the author of the forthcoming book “Dead People Suck.”
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Literary Witches, From Angela Carter to Zora Neale Hurston

Literary Witches, From Angela Carter to Zora Neale Hurston | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The following is excerpted from Literary Witches, an illustrated celebration of the radical creativity, originality, and empowerment of beloved witchy writers.
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Jo Brand on ‘micro sexual harassment’

Jo Brand on ‘micro sexual harassment’ | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Nov 3 on BBC's "Have I got news for you" https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=rKdpZ-MKsQE
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Lawsuit targets Trump's rollback of birth-control mandate as Notre Dame plans to end coverage

Lawsuit targets Trump's rollback of birth-control mandate as Notre Dame plans to end coverage | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
A federal lawsuit was filed in Indiana challenging a change by Trump's administration that allows more employers to opt out of no-cost birth control for workers
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Women Speak: Reetu Sogani on Mainstreaming Social and Climate Justice 

Women Speak: Reetu Sogani on Mainstreaming Social and Climate Justice  | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"Climate change is not an issue of science, but an issue of social justice."
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Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color

Invisible No More: Police Violence Against Black Women and Women of Color | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Listen to story: Download: mp3 (Duration: 22:40 — 41.9MB) FEATURING ANDREA J. RITCHIE – African American men continue to be disproportionately targeted by police all over the country. But the horrific stories of what has happened to men like Mike Brown and Philando Castile obscure the reality that...
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700 Interviews Going Online: The 1977 International Women’s Year Collection

700 Interviews Going Online: The 1977 International Women’s Year Collection | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
By Andrea L’Hommedieu, Oral Historian This November, many will gather in Houston, Texas to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the 1977 National Women’s Conference. That conference attracted over 22,000 women (and some men) from across the nation, convening to discuss issues facing women in the...
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Invisible No Longer: HIV Affects Women Too

Invisible No Longer: HIV Affects Women Too | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
HIV was in the news last month, as Public Health England published new data showing a steep decline in HIV diagnoses in gay men, down 21% in 2016, compared to 2015. This is a huge, significan
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Here's a look at the big, new State Museum exhibit about the women's suffrage movement

Here's a look at the big, new State Museum exhibit about the women's suffrage movement | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This year marks the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in New York State. To be specific, it was November 6, 1917 that New York voted 54-46 to grant women in the state the full right to vote. The State Museum has a new exhibit opening this weekend that highlights the
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Newsnight criticised over animal footage in sexual harassment debate

Newsnight criticised over animal footage in sexual harassment debate | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Green Party's leaders have written a letter to Newsnight, taking the show to task for a debate on sexual harassment that featured 14 men and three wome
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Why Hedy Lamarr Was Hollywood’s Secret Weapon

Why Hedy Lamarr Was Hollywood’s Secret Weapon | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it

The starlet patented an ingenious technology to help with the war effort, but it went unrecognized for decades
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Hand-wringing over sexual harassment won’t do. Here are some things that may | Letters

Hand-wringing over sexual harassment won’t do. Here are some things that may | Letters | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Letters: Martin Freedman on the reforms Westminster needs; Anna Ford on Britain’s sexually immature society; Steve Rothon on journalists’ failure to expose ‘open secrets’; DBC Reed on the role of unions; Frances Bell on the financial cost to women; Jacqueline Angell on more important stories; Canon Paul Townsend on the ethics of human relationships
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Sexual harassment in UK's Westminster is the tip of the iceberg

Sexual harassment in UK's Westminster is the tip of the iceberg | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Letters: Readers respond to Guardian’s continuing coverage of sexual harassment in Westminster and beyond
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Memoir: 'Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman' by Lindy West –Defiant and true to herself in the face of constant abuse, West is a warm, capacious and funny writer

Memoir: 'Shrill: Notes from a Loud Woman' by Lindy West –Defiant and true to herself in the face of constant abuse, West is a warm, capacious and funny writer | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
West’s memoir is full of a wild, joyous vulgarity and ranges from body images and rape threats to puberty and her love for her husband
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How a transgender journalist beat Virginia's 'chief homophobe'

How a transgender journalist beat Virginia's 'chief homophobe' | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
On Tuesday night in Virginia, former journalist Danica Roem, a Democrat, knocked off 13-term Republican state Del. Bob Marshall. Roem's win quickly became a huge national news story as she became the first openly transgender person elected and seated to a state legislature in the US. What's more, her victory came against Marshall, who has called himself the state's 'chief homophobe.' For more on Roem and the race she ran, I reached out to Fenit Nirappil, who covered the race for The Washington Post. Our conversation, conducted via email and lightly edited for flow, is below.
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Report: Human Rights Act vital to women | Women's Views on News

Report: Human Rights Act vital to women | Women's Views on News | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Report shows how essential the Human Rights Act is for women who need to challenge the police who fail in domestic violence, rape and trafficking investigations
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Women in History: Fannie Lou Hamer's Testimony | American Experience | PBS

Women in History: Fannie Lou Hamer's Testimony | American Experience | PBS | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Former sharecropper Fannie Lou Hamer's Congressional testimony is so powerful that President Johnson calls an impromptu press conference to get her off the air.
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Women in History: Anne-Lucie de la Mothe-Houdancourt, Marquise de La Vieuville

Women in History: Anne-Lucie de la Mothe-Houdancourt, Marquise de La Vieuville | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
At the beginning on 1662, as Louis XIV was involved with Mademoiselle de La Valliere, he also began to ogle Mademoiselle de la Mothe Houdancourt.
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Women in History: Julie de Guenani, Marquise de Lassay

Women in History: Julie de Guenani, Marquise de Lassay | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Julie, born between 1665 and 1668, was the natural daughter of Henri-Jules de Bourbon-Condé, at that time Duc d’Enghien, and Françoise-Charlotte de Montalais, Comtesse de Marans. She is known under…
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Women got the right to vote in New York 100 years ago — these women were alive before women could vote nationwide

Women got the right to vote in New York 100 years ago — these women were alive before women could vote nationwide | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
They also got the chance to vote for a woman for president.
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Days from election, Charlottesville paper smears Black candidate as too “aggressive”

Days from election, Charlottesville paper smears Black candidate as too “aggressive” | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Virginia voters will go to the polls tomorrow in the biggest election since last November. The tight race between Ed Gillespie (R) and Ralph Northam (D) for next Virginia Governor feels eerily similar: a mildew-ridden bathroom garbage can is running on a virulently anti-immigrant campaign and has a chance at winning onl
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19-Year-Old Harvard Student Becomes America’s 1st Youth Poet Laureate

19-Year-Old Harvard Student Becomes America’s 1st Youth Poet Laureate | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In April, 19-year-old Amanda Gorman was named America’s first national youth poet laureate. The Los Angeles native is a sophomore at Harvard University studying sociology.
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The week in patriarchy: the New York attack revealed the best and worst in us | Jessica Valenti

The week in patriarchy: the New York attack revealed the best and worst in us | Jessica Valenti | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
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The Guardian view on MPs and sexual harassment: turn the words into actions | Editorial

The Guardian view on MPs and sexual harassment: turn the words into actions | Editorial | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Editorial: MPs understand that parliament’s reputation is on the line. But party leaders must show they will punish the bullies and harassers, whatever the political cost
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