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Republican Leaders Just Proved They Don’t Understand Campus Sexual Assault

Republican Leaders Just Proved They Don’t Understand Campus Sexual Assault | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This week — in between affirmations of “traditional” family values and the Pledge of Allegiance — drafters of the Republican Party platform debated if schools should handle campus sexual assault. In a statement straight out of an Internet comment section, one delegate pushed for schools to relinquish any obligations to combat gender-based violence. While hi
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Black Lives Matter: 25+ Resources for Your Conversations on Police Violence

Black Lives Matter: 25+ Resources for Your Conversations on Police Violence | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
It's crucial that we keep talking about police brutality, so here are our top articles on white privilege, allyship, self-care for Black folks, and more. This will help you understand what's going on with police violence, and what to do about it.
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Kendall House: Girls drugged and abused at church-run home

Kendall House: Girls drugged and abused at church-run home | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Girls at a church-run children's home were routinely drugged, locked up and physically, emotionally and sexually abused, a review finds.
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MEMINI | Remembering Victims of Honour Killings Worldwide

RT @newsaboutwomen: 13 years ago Shafilea Ahmed’s parents suffocated her. https://t.co/rBF50PkVgb https://t.co/4LcQqlfmIS
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Facebook Hasn't Made Much Progress in Making Its Workforce More Diverse

Facebook Hasn't Made Much Progress in Making Its Workforce More Diverse | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The data reflects the scant progress made by Silicon Valley heavyweights.
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On 'Orange is the New Black' and the Destruction of Black Bodies

On 'Orange is the New Black' and the Destruction of Black Bodies | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
As a Black woman and a feminist, stories of violence dominate my everyday life. 
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Aisha Buhari: Wife of President pledges to boost protection of women’s rights

Aisha Buhari: Wife of President pledges to boost protection of women’s rights | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
She stressed that if more was invested in women and girls, it would promote sustainable growth and development in the nation.
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Join the Friends Scheme to help the UK's only Feminist Library

RT @newsaboutwomen: Become part of the Friends Scheme | The Feminist Library https://t.co/2LSwhRyQlW
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'Dear Daddy' – This Daughter's Letter Makes Rape Culture Chillingly Obvious

'Dear Daddy' – This Daughter's Letter Makes Rape Culture Chillingly Obvious | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
This video from CARE Norway shows how gender-based violence is normalized in our everyday lives – from jokes to parenting norms. Rape culture needs to end, and these are the moments when you can help.
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The 5 Worst Decisions Mike Pence Has Made About Women’s Health

The 5 Worst Decisions Mike Pence Has Made About Women’s Health | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Trump's pick for VP is a loser on reproductive health.
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Good Gender Reads

Good Gender Reads | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
From feminism to disparity statistics; from overcoming obstacles to gender equality; these are texts you won’t want to put down. #feminist #books | See more about Feminism, Lucille Clifton and Bell Hooks.
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This Dad’s Apology to His Daughter Nails the Problem With Chores and Gender Roles

This Dad’s Apology to His Daughter Nails the Problem With Chores and Gender Roles | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Where do traditional gender roles come from – and how do they show up in our household responsibilities? This #SharetheLoad ad campaign shows why we must stop the cycle of having women do more chores.
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Essay: What We Call What Women Write

Essay: What We Call What Women Write | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In the wake of comments Jennifer Egan made after her Pulitzer win, former Egan fans are uniting under the notion that in addition to being a meanie, Egan is setting feminists back 50 years. How could she?
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Vision Not Victim: Changing Possibilities for Refugee Girls

Vision Not Victim: Changing Possibilities for Refugee Girls | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
"This is not about playing pretend. This is about letting them step into a moment in their future and giving them the tools to get there."
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Our Policing Problem is Also a Diversity Problem

Our Policing Problem is Also a Diversity Problem | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
RT @MsMagazine: Our police violence problem is also a diversity problem: https://t.co/DJcc402M4j https://t.co/N7mLrGgfsB
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Campaign to Expose Anti-Abortion Violence

RT @MajoritySpeaks: There is a wave of anti-abortion extremism coming to Wichita on Saturday. Get the facts: https://t.co/PPB9TBwxgS https:…
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Google's diverse emoji for women at work approved by Unicode Consortium

Back in May, Google proposed 13 new emoji meant to better represent women in professional fields, and now 11 of those emoji have been approved by the Unicode Consortium. The new emoji, includin
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5 Messages I Really Needed (But Never Got) as a Queer Teenager

5 Messages I Really Needed (But Never Got) as a Queer Teenager | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Queer youth are a vulnerable group, facing higher rates of bullying, suicide, homelessness, and more. Sharing these truths with the queer teenagers in your life can help offer vital support.
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Still Revolutionary: Inside the Sister Chapel Revival

Still Revolutionary: Inside the Sister Chapel Revival | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Sister Chapel was created in 1978 as a commentary on gender roles and the disenfranchisement of the feminine in history and culture. Now it's back and more powerful than ever.
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On Sexism in Literary Prize Culture

On Sexism in Literary Prize Culture | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Sometime in 2001, I decided to stop reading books by male authors. After a degree in English Literature and an Honors thesis on Samuel Beckett, I had grown
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Rethinking Forgiveness in the Face of Unceasing Black Trauma

Rethinking Forgiveness in the Face of Unceasing Black Trauma | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
I am the daughter of a black Baptist preacher. I am also a black feminist scholar of Black Religion and Black Diaspora Studies. So on one hand, I am well aware of what many black folk are taught, both consciously and subconsciously, with regard to trauma and forgiveness. I know the template of black compassion by heart …
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We Need to Talk About How Social Justice Organizations Overwork Their Staff

We Need to Talk About How Social Justice Organizations Overwork Their Staff | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Stress in the workplace at anti-oppression organizations is especially worrisome – because it's getting in the way of our social justice goals. Here's how a culture of overwork is part of social justice, and why that needs to change.
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Free From the Haze of Nostalgia, the New 'Ghostbusters' Soars

Free From the Haze of Nostalgia, the New 'Ghostbusters' Soars | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
I've never seen the original Ghostbusters—which means I can review the new film on its own merits. 
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Serena Williams and Gabby Douglas Are Proving Black Girls Are Magic | fbomb

Serena Williams and Gabby Douglas Are Proving Black Girls Are Magic | fbomb | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Gabby Douglas. There is absolutely no question that racism still persists in the United States today. While examples of this systemic reality abound — from
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How I Explained Microaggressions to My Non-Black Partner With 4 Simple Truths

How I Explained Microaggressions to My Non-Black Partner With 4 Simple Truths | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
How do you explain what microaggressions are like to someone who doesn’t share your identity? Microaggressions are small, everyday acts of oppression – and this explanation makes them easier to understand.
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