Gloria Steinem

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Shannon Hale illuminates the sexist double standard in children’s literature. See Mic. The Huffington Post exposes the sexual harassment of women gamers. A young man was beaten for being gay in Mississippi and does not view it as a hate crime…. Read More ›

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A U.K. advocacy group, Women’s Aid, launched an interactive billboard to spread the importance of domestic violence. See the Huffington Post. 5 women explain why they became abortion providers in Cosmopolitan. According to a Catholic bishop, women who become pregnant… Read More ›

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On the “Ed Sullivan Show” in 1967, Joan Rivers shut down the stereotypes of single women. See the Huffington Post. Michael Kimmel and Gloria Steinem wrote an op-ed for the New York Times emphasizing the importance of consensual sex on college… Read More ›

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The South Carolina House of Representatives passed a 20-week abortion ban. See RH Reality Check. According to Melissa Kearney and Phillip B. Levine’s research, in regions with many viewers of “16 and Pregnant” and “Teen Mom,” the number of teenage births has… Read More ›

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Facebook announced its expanded gender options for trans and gender-nonconforming users. See Advocate. According to The Big Story, Palestinian women are making strides in the high-tech realm. A Dallas sportscaster responds admirably to Michael Sam coming out as gay. See… Read More ›

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A toy company called GoldieBlox has a line of toys that inspires girls to become engineers. And an awesome commercial. See Slate. Ms. Magazine founder Gloria Steinem accepted the Presidential Medal of Freedom this week. See RH Reality Check. Three… Read More ›

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Spotlight On: Shelby Knox!

If you’re a feminist, chances are good that you’ve heard of Shelby Knox. She is the subject of the Sundance award-winning film, The Education of Shelby Knox, not to mention an all-around badass, itinerant feminist. She travels across the country… Read More ›

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