06. 08. 2014
‘Water, Water Everywhere': Racial Inequality and Reproductive Justice in Detroit

‘Water, Water Everywhere': Racial Inequality and Reproductive Justice in Detroit

This gives a whole new meaning to the term #firstworldproblems, huh? Here is a striking example of the intersection of race, gender and class in women’s lives. On RHrealitycheck: Every morning Kendra pushes...

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04. 07. 2014
Class vs. Race how the liberal elite just don’t get it

Class vs. Race how the liberal elite just don’t get it

Black Caribbean pupils are still four times as likely to be permanently excluded from school as White British pupils. There is still a culture of teachers having lower expectations of black children relative...

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21. 04. 2014
feminism - women's liberation

Yarl’s Wood: Immigration is a Feminist Issue

Very good piece on tokenfeminist about what should be an issue of feminist concern. Last week Rashida Manjoo, a special rapporteur for the UN, stated that the UK has an in-your-face boys’ club...

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21. 04. 2014
feminism, suffrage - women of the world unite

“It’s not a one-way street. It’s a spaghetti junction

It’s not a one-way street. It’s a spaghetti junction. But while it is interesting and informative to digest Sandberg’s learning, we also need to broaden the perspective. Sandberg has already “made it”. Perhaps...

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05. 04. 2014
13 Photos Proving Feminism Isn't Just for Straight White Women

13 Photos Proving Feminism Isn't Just for Straight White Women

Image Credit: McGill Law Feminists As a movement centered on political and social equality, feminism has never advocated for exclusion or segregation based on the sexes. Yet since the late 1970s, when feminism...

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29. 03. 2014
Justice Rising: moving intersectionally in the age of post-everything (storify) · LSEpublicevents

Justice Rising: moving intersectionally in the age of post-everything (storify) · LSEpublicevents

Examples of tweets: Some have managed to adapt intersectionality to address a range of issues that were not in existence when the term was coined #LSECrenshaw — R.I.T.A. (@ritagroup) March 26, 2014 Some...

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28. 03. 2014
The trouble with #WhiteHistoryMonth is that it is not history

The trouble with #WhiteHistoryMonth is that it is not history

Here’s John Pilger, writing as late as Friday, March 21, on Guardian.com on the continued theft of Aboriginal children in Australia: … Up to the 1970s, thousands of mixed-race children were stolen from their mothers...

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28. 03. 2014
feminism - MRAs

Why The Men’s Rights Movement Is Garbage

From The Belle Jar: I need to take a moment here to talk about the Men’s Rights Movement, because there seems to be some confusion. Actually, there seems to be a whole lot...

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23. 03. 2014
“Because women of colour experience racism in ways not always the same as those…

“Because women of colour experience racism in ways not always the same as those…

Because women of colour experience racism in ways not always the same as those experienced by men of color and sexism in ways not always parallel to experiences of white women, antiracism and...

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19. 01. 2014
feminism - taking over (border)

Sunday feminist roundup (19th January 2014)

Mother, Sex Object, Worker: The Transformation of the Female Flight Attendant (sociologicalimages) Gender equality undermines the morale of the men (racers-republic) [HT psawomenpolitics] Why, in 2014, are first ladies still expected to behave...

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12. 01. 2014
feminism - taking over (border)

Sunday feminist roundup (12th January 2014)

Quite the list this week, folks. What should you wear to Slutwalk? (aroomofourown) Photographer Gives Voice To Girls Devastated By Sex Trafficking In Powerful Series (bust) Strip clubs battle sex trafficking (tbo) More...

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07. 01. 2014
On Male Privilege [video]

On Male Privilege [video]

OK, so this isn’t the funniest thing I’ve ever seen but that’s not as important as the point he’s making. Yes, men have struggles too (and very few feminists would deny that) but...

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05. 01. 2014
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Sunday feminist roundup (5th January 2014)

It’s a relatively short one because I’ve been doing a lot of quick hits lately. Here’s what else I’ve been reading. Male birth control pill and entrenched gender roles (christinedecleene) How To Be...

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31. 12. 2013
feminism, suffrage - 1913 Suffrage march, Wash. DC (6)

10 Ways to Keep Up the Feminist Fight in 2014

The following is very US-centric but still relevant. The progress the feminist movement made in 2013 illuminates the progress we still need to make. In the following list, we celebrate the good of this year,...

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03. 11. 2013
Silent Sunday Round Up of Inspiring Blogs by Women

Silent Sunday Round Up of Inspiring Blogs by Women

Fantastic list by the ever and equally fantastic therealsgm: Building a Feminist Project at One Woman’s Thoughs End Online Misogyny Celebrate Their Three Month Anniversary! at End Online Misogyny Women, Education and the Whitewashing of History at...

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27. 10. 2013
“I remember working with a law school in which white men heavily dominated the faculty…

“I remember working with a law school in which white men heavily dominated the faculty…

I remember working with a law school in which white men heavily dominated the faculty. They used lots of sports metaphors (doing an end run, Monday morning quarterbacking, and so on), with legal...

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13. 09. 2013
feminism - taking over (border)

One/ two: Sunday (on Friday) feminist roundup (13th September 2013)

I think I’ve been busy. I don’t really know, to be honest, but I DO know that I’ve not had time to update at all.  To make up for not posting any for...

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28. 07. 2013
feminism - taking over (border)

Sunday feminist roundup (28th July 2013)

And here’s what else I’ve been reading. Yes, they’re mostly from the New Statesman; I’m not sure how that happened. What not to say to someone who has been groped in public (newstatesman). (Related...

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14. 07. 2013
feminism - taking over (border)

Sunday feminist roundup (14th July 2013)

It’s been another busy week so I’ve not been keeping up as I should. Here, though, are some headlines: – Home Office hounding this severely ill woman to prove their toughness on “health...

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18. 06. 2013
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Sunday feminist (on Tuesday) roundup (16th June 2013)

Late again. - Bust has a story on how a 13-year-old girl dies after genital mutilation. Brutal. - Stuart Hall’s sentence is “unduly lenient” according to Jonathon Freedland (commentisfree). I thought it was...

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