Monthly Archives: May 2009

Reminder: Scholarship for Omega Conference Due Soon

TweetAs we’ve posted previously, there are plenty of generous scholarships available to folks for this fall’s Omega conference: Women & Power: Connecting Across the Generations. But you have apply by June 1 (that’s Monday people)! The feministing crew will be there, live blogging, interviewing some of the keynote speakers, teaching folks how to blog etc. [...]
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What We Missed

TweetHere are just a few of the stories we missed over the past few days of hibernating: New American Media announces national ethnic media awards Are sexy avatars putting girls at risk? The Campaign on Accelerated Reduction of Maternal Mortality in Africa is launched American diplomats with same sex partners will be given benefits Working [...]
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New Student Group at UChicago: Men in Power

TweetI remember this guy at Columbia College (I went to Barnard) who was sort of known as “too smart for school.” He walked around with his floppy hair and his bemused scowl and started up what began as innocent little conversations about this or that, but quickly turned into all out assaults on the feeble [...]
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Doc Review: A Powerful Noise

TweetA Powerful Noise is a new documentary about three different women activists around the globe: Hanh, an HIV-positive widow in Vietnam, Nada, a survivor of the Bosnian war and a community organizer, and Jacqueline, who works in the slums of Bamako, Mali to educate young women. Here’s the trailer: It was visually stunning. The shots [...]
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Feministing on Tour!

Tweet“Unlike the ‘Hers’ sections of yore–women’s magazines, or even Ms. Magazine–Feministing is not shaped by the fear of being offensive or ‘unrelatable’ for ‘the average female reader’…it is head and shoulders above almost any writing on women’s issues in mainstream media.” –Columbia Journalism Review The editors of Feministing will be hitting the road this fall [...]
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