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Artist Profile: Emil Ferris discusses My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Book Two

Artist Profile: Emil Ferris discusses My Favorite Thing Is Monsters, Book Two | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Emil Ferris burst onto the scene with “My Favorite Thing Is Monsters.” It took everything she had.
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Art: Judy Chicago — Revelations review – Six decades of table-turning body politics

Art: Judy Chicago — Revelations review – Six decades of table-turning body politics | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Best known for her 70s Dinner Table homage to heroic women, the American artist moves centre stage at last in a show of variously blazing, bold, crude, generous work inspired by female subjugation and power
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No, Harrison Butker, Women Aren’t Here to Serve You

No, Harrison Butker, Women Aren’t Here to Serve You | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker's commencement speech was full of anti-gay and misogynistic statements against women.
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Obituary: Art world mourns death of Aboriginal artist and activist Destiny Deacon

Obituary: Art world mourns death of Aboriginal artist and activist Destiny Deacon | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Tributes flow from friends and the art world for trailblazing contemporary Aboriginal Australian artist Destiny Deacon.
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Who Do You Think You Are?: Kathy Lette

Who Do You Think You Are?: Kathy Lette | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Feminist author Kathy Lette is thrilled to discover formidable females in Norway.
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Summer 2024 Issue Sneak Peek: Menopause Is Fueling a Movement

Summer 2024 Issue Sneak Peek: Menopause Is Fueling a Movement | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Summer 2024 Ms. magazine Issue Sneak Peek: Menopause Is Fueling a Movement; Oct. 7, Hamas, Israel and war crimes; pro-abortion governors; and more.
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Lesbian Herstory: bars, feminist bookstores, and more

Lesbian Herstory: bars, feminist bookstores, and more | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
“It’s not that our culture is disappearing.It’s evolving.”...
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Film: 'The Substance': Cathartically Fun and Extreme Feminist Body Horror

Film: 'The Substance': Cathartically Fun and Extreme Feminist Body Horror | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Demi Moore and Margaret Qualley take cosmetic enhancement to extremes in a grippingly grotesque fusion of "Dr. Jekyll and Mr.Hyde" and "Showgirls."...
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Opinion: In Trump Trial, Stormy Daniels testimony was revealing — about America

Opinion: In Trump Trial, Stormy Daniels testimony was revealing — about America | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The media decided to erroneously describe a grown woman openly discussing an alleged sexual encounter with a grown man as obscene, writes Danielle Campoamor.
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Five of the best Alice Munro short stories

Five of the best Alice Munro short stories | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The greatest examples of the late writer’s uncanny ability to capture the many complexities of life range from stories of sex to loneliness
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Obituary: Alice Munro, Nobel Prize winner and ‘master of the short story,’ dies aged 92

Obituary: Alice Munro, Nobel Prize winner and ‘master of the short story,’ dies aged 92 | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Nobel Literature Prize winner was best known for her mastery of short stories and depictions of womanhood in rural settings.
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Health: Lesbian and bisexual women die earlier than straight women, decades-long study finds

Health: Lesbian and bisexual women die earlier than straight women, decades-long study finds | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Researchers found that lesbian and bisexual study participants died 20% and 37% sooner, respectively, than their heterosexual peers.
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Essay-Review: Women in Philosophy. By Sophie Smith

Essay-Review: Women in Philosophy. By Sophie Smith | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
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The books reviewed are, among other books and authors discussed:

How to Think like a Woman: Four Women Philosophers Who Taught Me How to Love the Life of the Mind  by Regan Penaluna. Grove, 296 pp., £9.99, March, 978 1 80471 002 9

The Routledge Handbook of Women and Early Modern European Philosophy  edited by Karen Detlefsen and Lisa Shapiro. Routledge, 638 pp., £215, June 2023, 978 1 138 21275 6
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Horrific: The rise of ‘abortion abolitionists’ targeting women, and doctors

Horrific: The rise of ‘abortion abolitionists’ targeting women, and doctors | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Operation Save America members promote legislation that would pave the way for women to be prosecuted and potentially locked up for ending a pregnancy.
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Reflections: The Persistent Power of ‘Prima Facie’ — Novelist Misha Popp on sexual assault and a life-changing theatrical experience

Reflections: The Persistent Power of ‘Prima Facie’ — Novelist Misha Popp on sexual assault and a life-changing theatrical experience | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
I am a writer driven by rape. My first foray into fiction featured a girl charged with murder for killing her rapist in self-defense. It was about silence and the many ways society revictimizes people…
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BBC Radio 4: Woman's Hour, Infected blood scandal, Anita Pallenberg, Feminist theatre

BBC Radio 4: Woman's Hour, Infected blood scandal, Anita Pallenberg, Feminist theatre | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
We hear from one of the wives and partners infected with HIV in the infected blood scandal...
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Gambia: 'No Medical Value' - Activist Cautions Parliament Against Reversing FGM Ban

A prominent campaigner against female genital mutilation urged Gambian MPs not to reverse the 2015 ban that the country's former president Yahya Jammeh signed into law. Jaha Dukureh, founder of the women's rights group Safe Hands For Girls in Gambia said genital cutting is of "no medical value" to...
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Over 25% African Businesses Are Female-Led; But Only Get $1 for Every $25 Males Raise in Funding

Over 25% African Businesses Are Female-Led; But Only Get $1 for Every $25 Males Raise in Funding | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
As well as facing major challenges as entrepreneurs, women in Africa are facing marital rape, female genital mutilation and child marriage.
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Small Town Safe House: Gender-based violence in a South African town

Small Town Safe House: Gender-based violence in a South African town | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In a town plagued by rape and murder, a community worker is determined to help vulnerable young women.
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Mexican feminists torn over prospect of first woman president

Mexican feminists torn over prospect of first woman president | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Mexico appears almost certain to elect its first woman president on June 2 -- a prospect that divides opinion among women's rights activists in a country with a long history of macho culture.Front-runner Claudia Sheinbaum of the ruling party and her main opposition rival Xochitl Galvez have both...
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Harrison Butker: Chiefs player faces backlash for dissing working women in controversial speech

Harrison Butker: Chiefs player faces backlash for dissing working women in controversial speech | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Kansas City Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker is facing bashlash after he made a commencement speech where he seemed to demean the idea of women in the workforce and encouraged them to be homemakers.
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‘The only healing will be through justice’: Pulitzer winner Cristina Rivera Garza on femicide in Mexico

‘The only healing will be through justice’: Pulitzer winner Cristina Rivera Garza on femicide in Mexico | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
Through writing about her sister Liliana’s murder 30 years ago, the author found a community of those whose female friends and family members had also been killed. Yet the authorities still fail to act
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Obituary: Alice Munro, Nobel-winning short-story ‘master,’ dies at 92

Obituary: Alice Munro, Nobel-winning short-story ‘master,’ dies at 92 | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The Canadian writer’s works of short fiction illuminated seemingly ordinary lives.
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Interview: Novelist and Film-Maker Miranda July on Emotional Honestly, Art-Making, and her New Novel

Interview: Novelist and Film-Maker Miranda July on Emotional Honestly, Art-Making, and her New Novel | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
The writer, filmmaker, and artist discusses motherhood, art-making, and her new novel All Fours.
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Classic Appreciation: Punished for Pregnancy: On the Radical Power of The Millstone by Margaret Drabble in a Post-Roe World

Classic Appreciation: Punished for Pregnancy: On the Radical Power of The Millstone by Margaret Drabble in a Post-Roe World | Fabulous Feminism | Scoop.it
In the swinging scene of 1960s London, Rosamund is an anomaly: a socially liberal graduate student who is completely uninterested in sex. Her string of platonic boyfriends ends one night with an un…
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