Monthly Archives: February 2013

Quick Hit of Inspiration: Musicians on “One Woman”

Tweet Twenty-five musicians from around the world, including Anoushka Shankar, Idan Raichel, and Buika, came together to collaborate on “One Woman,” a song designed to inspire listeners to fight for gender equality globally. The song was originally written for the launch of UN Women in 2011. The organization will release the track on March 8, International Women’s [...]
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Breaking: The House likely to pass Senate version of VAWA

TweetGood news: House Republicans are expected to let their watered-down version of the Violence Against Women Act die in order to pass the Senate version of the bill, which includes a provision that licenses Native American courts to prosecute non-Indians on tribal land and protections for LGBT and immigrant victims of violence. The House plans to hold [...]
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Liberal super PAC attacks former labor secretary for being Chinese

TweetTo add to the canon of not-only-Republicans-make-stupid-racist-comments, Former Secretary of Labor Elaine Chao found herself at the receiving end of a vicious attack by Progress Kentucky, a liberal super PAC in Kentucky. Her sin? Being married to Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell. Oh, and being Asian. Here’s one tweet posted (and defended vigorously) by Progress Kentucky: [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet Today is the one-year anniversary of Trayvon Martin’s murder. Honor his memory by fighting for change. 5 ways the sequester will hurt women. Our own Janna on reproductive justice and taking the movement beyond the “pro-choice” label. (With quotes from many smart Feministing friends.) A tumblr full of things said to lady journos. Excellent [...]
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New documentary on the past 50 years of the feminist movement premieres tonight

TweetWe’re super excited to watch the new documentary ”Makers: Women Who Make America” which chronicles the history of the feminist movement in the US over the last 50 years. Narrated by Meryl Streep, it features interviews with some of our favorite feminist leaders and awesome archival footage from the early days of the women’s movement. Check [...]
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