03. 09. 2014
feminism - social justice (activism #3)

Women’s security in activist groups

“Trigger warning- measures to prevent sexual assault I have learnt that people who are politically conscious in one way are not necessarily socially conscious, or even friendly.  Class activist circles can become old...

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30. 04. 2014
Do women’s rights activists really exist in Saudi Arabia?

Do women’s rights activists really exist in Saudi Arabia?

Really interesting piece on feminism and activism in Saudi Arabia. Such is the nature of the system in Saudi, that there is little activism: “After an initial burst of energy and thought-provoking discussions,...

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12. 03. 2014
International Women’s Day march in San Franciso

International Women’s Day march in San Franciso

NO MORE PAGE 3 (by beckycoley) I am a walking contradiction. I work in the film industry. I am a voyeur of the worst kind as a filmmaker; an image maker. I want...

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09. 03. 2014
It was a righteous and spirited day of resistance against the war on women in NYC

It was a righteous and spirited day of resistance against the war on women in NYC

stoppatriarchy: It was a righteous and spirited day of resistance against the war on women in NYC for International Women’s Day! Times Square did not know what what they were in for when...

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07. 03. 2014
Protect Our Sisters From FGM This International Women’s Day

Protect Our Sisters From FGM This International Women’s Day

March 8th is International Women’s Day, yet we still have A LOT to get done before we can confidently say that women around the world are receiving equal rights. In fact, there is...

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26. 02. 2014
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22. 02. 2014
fully exploited

fully exploited

– From @dustsister (twitter)

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18. 02. 2014
So Whose Responsibility Is Page 3?

So Whose Responsibility Is Page 3?

The No More Page 3 campaign sometimes receives horrific stories of young girls abused by family members using Page 3 as their means of grooming. In cases like this apologists point out that...

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11. 02. 2014
Why naked pictures aren’t harmless

Why naked pictures aren’t harmless

A frat flyer featuring naked women contributes to rape culture and objectification, and students are fighting back.  […]  Earlier this week young men at Georgia Tech received an email signed “In luring rapebait” that instructed...

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10. 02. 2014
My Belly is Mine

My Belly is Mine

My Belly is Mine (FWSA blog) The My Belly is Mine campaign was set up to support Spanish women in their fight against the proposed reform to Spain’s current abortion law. We stand...

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08. 02. 2014
23 Awesome Feminist Digital Campaigns That Changed the World

23 Awesome Feminist Digital Campaigns That Changed the World

23 Awesome Feminist Digital Campaigns That Changed the World Remember when everyone was like “Feminism is so dead?” Well, the last few years have absolutely proved that theory wrong. Activists have become increasingly...

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08. 02. 2014
We need to talk about boobs

We need to talk about boobs

“Public property?” I hear you say. Well yes, actually. Look around you, and you’ll find for something so normal, we have one hell of a warped relationship with what should be one of...

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26. 08. 2013
Lads' mags still harmless? Quote from Loaded

Lads' mags still harmless? Quote from Loaded

– From @dustsister (twitter)

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27. 07. 2013
@CCriadoPerez: “After the Jane Austen announcement I suffered rape threats for 48 hours, but the trolls won’t win”

@CCriadoPerez: “After the Jane Austen announcement I suffered rape threats for 48 hours, but the trolls won’t win”

In the last 72 hours, Caroline Criado-Perez has received a constant stream of misogynisitc abuse (chiefly in the form of rape threats) on twitter because of her (successful) campaign to get a woman...

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30. 06. 2013
Feminists still have to do stunts to be heard

Feminists still have to do stunts to be heard

It was amazing to witness the Texan senator Wendy Davis’s filibustered victory against a highly restrictive abortion bill. Standing talking for nearly 11 hours in trainers, at one point donning a back brace,...

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05. 06. 2013
A movement of their own: voices of young feminist activists in the London Feminist Network (research)

A movement of their own: voices of young feminist activists in the London Feminist Network (research)

Abstract: A so-called “resurgence” of feminist activism in the UK is currently being reported by journalists, commentators and academics, with young women seemingly at the fore. This is remarkable given the reported backlash...

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29. 05. 2013
Facebook commits to addressing hate speech

Facebook commits to addressing hate speech

On womenactionmedia: Last Tuesday, Women, Action & the Media, the Everyday Sexism Project and author/activist Soraya Chemaly launched a campaign to call on Facebook to take concrete, effective action to end gender-based hate...

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08. 03. 2013
‘Girl Rising,’ film championing gender equality, to premiere in Portland, Hillsboro [video]

‘Girl Rising,’ film championing gender equality, to premiere in Portland, Hillsboro [video]

It’s International Women’s Day! There’s lots to celebrate but there is still also lots to do for women’s rights and equality. This blog highlights (every day, if you’re an avid reader) the sexism...

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03. 03. 2013
100 Years Ago, The 1913 Women's Suffrage Parade (Washington DC)

100 Years Ago, The 1913 Women's Suffrage Parade (Washington DC)

This is an amazing collection of photographs from the Library of Congress. They are from the Women’s Suffrage Parade which took place in Washington DC on the 3rd of March 1913. Click through...

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03. 03. 2013
Battling Feminist Burnout

Battling Feminist Burnout

I get this “burnout” at least once a week. But that’s great news about Girls Gone Wild. I hadn’t heard it. Feminists got two great pieces of news on the violence against women...

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