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Economic Justice Isn't Part of Trump's Budget

Economic Justice Isn't Part of Trump's Budget | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The budget proposes $1.5 trillion in cuts to federal spending, setting its particular sights on the decimation of programs that aid lower income families, the elderly, students and women.
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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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GOP Tax Plan: Take From Poor & Working Families, Give to Wealthy Donors

GOP Tax Plan: Take From Poor & Working Families, Give to Wealthy Donors | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Last week, House Republicans released their plan to cut taxes for the super-rich and big corporations. The cuts come at a cost of $1.5 trillion: $1 trillion would go to businesses and corporations …
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After the tide of sexual harassment cases I realized: I'm a bit of a sexist

After the tide of sexual harassment cases I realized: I'm a bit of a sexist | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
I’m a proud feminist and yet, I’ve also come to realize that, like many – if not all – women, I’m a bit of a misogynist
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Survey finds more than half of people in book trade have experienced sexual harassment

Survey finds more than half of people in book trade have experienced sexual harassment | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Poll by the Bookseller finds 54% of female respondents reporting sexual ‘harassment, assault or predatory behaviour’
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Why So Many Migrant Mothers Arrive in Europe Pregnant

Why So Many Migrant Mothers Arrive in Europe Pregnant | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Accusing migrant women of bringing ‘anchor babies’ to Europe misunderstands their journeys and motives, says researcher and anthropologist Sine Plambech. Understanding their real stories explain
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How should women respond when a man we like is accused of harassment?

How should women respond when a man we like is accused of harassment? | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
My time with Dublin theatre titan Michael Colgan showed me power can be wielded with kindness, as well as less subtly, says author Emer O’Toole
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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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The Trump Effect, One Year Later: Thousands of Women Running for Office

The Trump Effect, One Year Later: Thousands of Women Running for Office | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
After Trump's victory over Clinton, women realized how much the country needs them in politics.
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Black Women Radicals of the Past Offer the Best Hope for Our Future

Black Women Radicals of the Past Offer the Best Hope for Our Future | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
“In the latter half of the 20th century, black women theorists offered critical insight into how we might develop emancipatory strategies.”
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Ms. Adventures in Higher Education - Los Angeles Review of Books

Ms. Adventures in Higher Education - Los Angeles Review of Books | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Katherine West and Chet Whipley's graphic essay about the spectatorial nature of women’s vulnerability and visibility in the workplace.
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NOTHING WITHOUT US: The Women Who Will End AIDS

NOTHING WITHOUT US: The Women Who Will End AIDS | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
WORLD PREMIERE Combining archival footage and interviews with female activists, scientists and scholars in the US and Africa, director Harriet Hirsho
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Maxine Waters: 'Trump is coming for me'

Maxine Waters: 'Trump is coming for me' | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The California politician says alt-right nationalists are on a mission to unseat her
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Feminism’s A-List Attends Kate Millett’s Memorial in New York

Feminism’s A-List Attends Kate Millett’s Memorial in New York | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
“Don’t you kind of wish we could read Kate on Harvey Weinstein?” Gloria Steinem asked a crowd of hundreds, to loud applause and laughter.
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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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