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Keeping up with feminist news and issues that affect women and how we live our lives.
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Bitch Media on Tumblr!

Bitch Media on Tumblr! | Feminist Fix | Scoop.it

Bitch Media is on Tumblr!

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Bitch Magazine (Media) is on Tumblr! I can never get enough from them. Always a good read. Smart, funny, thought provoking and always insightful.

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Singapore Government Uses 'Fairytales' to Chide Women About Biological Clocks

Singapore Government Uses 'Fairytales' to Chide Women About Biological Clocks | Feminist Fix | Scoop.it
A new government-funded campaign in Singapore is educating young women about declining fertility through a series of illustrated "fairytales," distributed on university campuses, that retell classic stories that result in some kind of moral lesson...
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Patronizing women with campaings like these only serve to proliferate a culture that chastises women for making personal choices and developing as individuals rather than purely based on societals roles. Improving health statistics like national birth rates can come from incentive programs that provide benefits to families, thus allowing women to make decisions based on a set of values and planning rather than a guilt trip thanks to a threat to their womanhood.

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eliana lorena: unico.world

eliana lorena: unico.world | Feminist Fix | Scoop.it
artist-designer eliana lorena has dressed 500 black barbies according to different cultures of women from around the world, with clothes that she has designed and made ad hoc.
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If Mattel's Chihuahua loving Mexican Barbie (from their poorly attempted Barbie Dolls of the World 2012) is bringing you down, here's a designer that used Barbie dolls to represent and refelct real women, as opposed to women emulating a Barbie ideal. 

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On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup | Bitch Media

On Our Radar: Today's Feminist News Roundup | Bitch Media | Feminist Fix | Scoop.it
Reactions to the Steubenville rape case.
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Rape culture still thriving in the 21st century.
In light of the Steubenville Rape Case here are some articles to get you informed on the media's horrific coverage and handling of a sensitive issue like rape. Discrediting the value of a victim's suffering by sympathizing with the attackers is probably one of the worst types of victim shaming. 
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