Where the Feminist Movement has Failed Us
(and when we say US, we mean ALL WOMEN) A little food for thought for you today. The interview with Nancy Frazier (Link below) is about how the 1% co-opted feminism, made it seem elitist, and gave it a bad name. Tough words for ladies…
Volunteering at an Abortion Clinic
Becoming politically active and fighting for human rights is straight up exhilarating. Step outside your normal boundaries. Pick a topic – climate change, the Equal Rights Amendment, #MeToo, public schools, student loan debt, or gun control just to name a few. Get in the mix…
Simone de Beauvoir was imperfect. And an incredibly aware genius.
“SHE ARGUED THAT BECOMING A WOMAN WAS DIFFICULT IN DISTINCTIVE WAYS, BECAUSE HISTORY, LITERATURE, PSYCHOANALYSIS AND BIOLOGY PRESENTED WOMEN WITH INCOMPATIBLE MYTHS OF FEMININITY INSTEAD OF ENCOURAGING THEM TO BECOME FREE, FALLIBLE AND FULLY HUMAN.” Click here to view original web page at www.theguardian.com
The Little Mermaid as Feminist?
Will the remake catch the wave of feminism? Casting has already shook things up by casting Queen Latifah as Ursula and Halle Bailey as Ariel. Nice snaps for diversity there Disney. The original Little Mermaid movie was released in 1989 and even though it had…
Feminasty: The Complicated Woman’s Guide to Surviving the Patriarchy Without Drinking Herself to Death.
Interview with Comedian Erin Gibson about her essay collection “Feminasty: The Complicated Woman’s Guide to Surviving the Patriarchy Without Drinking Herself to Death.
The Feminist Press Salutes Women Trailblazers
Strong women doing strong things. Recognize them. Soraya Chemaly and Rebecca Traister are a couple of my favorites. Their discussions about women’s rage really hit my mark. Chemaly wrote, Rage Becomes Her (her website can be found here ) and Rebecca Traister wrote Good and…
Why is The Wage Gap Improving so Slowly? Ask your Republican Senator
You hear about the wage gap, but just how much is your family being robbed? Why is the Senate holding a bill that was passed by the House in March that could help? What can you do? Quick Takeaways Women (and their families) are losing…
When Women are the Predators
#MeToo is still going strong, but then along comes Katy Perry who is having her own “HeToo” moment. (and it’s not her first accusation) . Inappropriate is inappropriate. Let’s make sure we hold Katy responsible to the same level of disgust we would a man….