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Top 10 Women Athletes

Google “top 10 female athletes” and roughly 7 out of the top 10 results will be a list of the hottest or sexiest female athletes.  But these athletes are doing amazing things in their respective sports.  Let’s take a look at the top 10 female athletes today. [Related Post: Abusive Celebrity Athletes We Need To...

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This Week In Feminism: Videos Gone Viral

This week in feminism, we cover the latest videos going viral on social media.  Lize Miele: Feminist Sex Positions Rock While the bit is a few months old, the video has picked up traction within the last couple weeks on social media. Stand up comedian Liz Miele receives our standing ovation for her “feminist sex...

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This Week In Feminism

In the biggest news of the week: Hillary Clinton Announces Run For Presidency Former First Lady and U.S Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton announced her run to become our 45th POTUS. While we’re not throwing any endorsement her way, and let it be noted that Hillary has an immense amount of inherent privilege over most...

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This Week In Feminism

Artist Karen Seneferu re-opens Campaign to support Black Woman Is God Photo Courtesy Karen Seneferu (R) Karen Seneferu reopened her campaign to support The Black Woman is God, an exhibition that will be co-curated along with Melorra Green and Ankya Barber at  Betti Ono’s Gallery,  “Black women artists will contest western culture’s negative representations while engaging the audience to...

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This Week In Feminism

Women Sentenced 30 Years In Prison For Miscarriage Earlier this week, an Indiana woman, Purvi Patel, was sentenced to 30 years in prison (10 of which will be suspended)  after being found guilty of feticide and neglect for what Patel alleges was a miscarriage. Patel showed up bleeding at a hospital after depositing what she said...

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This Week In Feminism

On The Local Front Local Artists Create Feminist Alphabet Book When I found out this week about a feminist book to teach children about their ABCs I was enthusiastic. When I found out it was created by awesome local writer and educator  Kate Schatz, I got super hyphy .  Rad American Women A-Z, by way of...

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Disney Princesses and their Iron Grip on Society

 Featured photo credit: Flickr user Kevin Dooley via Creative Commons   Last fall, a former Walt Disney World “castmember” told Cosmopolitan.com about her coveted job as Beauty in the Beast‘s Belle: she experienced constant monitoring of the princesses’ bodies, was forced to wear skimpy clothing in cold weather, and endured sexual harassment from kid-toting dads for...

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#YESALLWOMEN– a brief reading list

tweet by alyssa In case you have not been keeping up with the feminist internet– the #YESALLWOMEN hashtag has been keeping it real. Following last weeks shooting– there has been a lot of fury, sadness, conversation and trolling going on. In trying to channel my own anger—  I compiled a few readings I found useful...