Tag Archives: Anita Hill

Today in History Quiz

TweetI’d like to do a nerdy thing today and offer a little history trivia. Thanks for indulging me. So… no cheating! Question: Why, on October 8, 1991, did seven congresswomen — Barbara Boxer (Calif.),Pat Schroeder (Colo.), Barbara Kennelly (Conn.), Louise Slaughter (N.Y.), Jolene Unsoeld (Wash.), Patsy Mink (Haw.) and Nita Lowey (N.Y.), as well as Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton (D.C.) — march from the House to the Senate in protest? [Answer [...]
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Rest in Peace, Arlen Specter: Speaking Ill of the Dead

Tweet Ed. note: This post is part of the second round of the Feministing “So You Think You Can Blog” contributor contest (background here). Stay tuned all week as our six finalists take turns turns covering the blog and giving us a sense of their personal contributor style. The winner of the contest and newest [...]
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Anita Hill joins GGE to celebrate 10 years of women and girls’ leadership

Tweet Feministing is honored to be a co-sponsor for Girls for Gender Equity’s 10 Year Anniversary Celebration on June 14th when the grassroots, NYC-based organization will be honoring Anita Hill and recognizing the last decade of community work to improve the lives and leadership of girls and women of color. If you don’t know about GGE, [...]
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The Feministing Five: Regina Taylor

TweetRegina Taylor is a Golden Globe-winning actress and playwright, gracing film, television and theater. Originally from Dallas, Texas, Taylor started writing at the young age of five. She continued writing throughout college until she took an acting class and got bit by the actor’s bug. Most television audiences may recognize Taylor from her role as [...]
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Anita Hill on sexual harassment, Ginny Thomas, Slutwalks, and more

TweetLast week, I interviewed Anita Hill for our Feministing Five series to commemorate the 20th anniversary of her famous testimony before the U.S. Senate. The interview was filled with so much goodness that I had to write a follow-up post with more of her insights, which you’ll find below. And don’t forget, if you’re in [...]
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