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Lori, Jos, and a student panelist at a Feministing speaking event

Bring Feministing to your campus this spring!

Since the Fall of 2009, Feministing has been traveling to college campuses to talk about feminism, media and activism. We’re currently booking events for spring semester, so get in touch now to bring us to your school!

Since the Fall of 2009, Feministing has been traveling to college campuses to talk about feminism, media and activism. We’re currently booking events for spring semester, so get in touch now to bring us to your ...

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Bearing Witness: Indigenous women fight Ecuadorian government to protect Sarayaku

Ed. note: This post is part of a series, “Bearing Witness,” highlighting indigenous women fighting for climate justice in the Americas. Read the rest of the series here.

“I don’t have words to describe my childhood, but it was beautiful. I could not ask for anything better.”

Ed. note: This post is part of a series, “Bearing Witness,” highlighting indigenous women fighting for climate justice in the Americas. Read the rest of the series here.

“I don’t have words to ...

It's time for women to stop being politely angry - Leymah Gbowee, Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Study: grassroots feminism is the best strategy for combating gendered violence

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

A study commissioned by the World Bank and published in the American Political Science Review — conducted over four decades and in 70 countries — details the context of violence against women.

Ed. note: This post was originally published on the Community site.

A study commissioned by the World Bank and published in the American Political Science Review — conducted over four decades and in 70 countries — ...

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New TV series honors Celia Cruz, la Reina de Salsa

Ed. note: This piece is by Emilly Prado and was re-published with permission from Bitch Magazine.

The work of Celia Cruz is being honored this year in an astonishing 80-episode long series from the Spanish-language network, Telemundo.

Ed. note: This piece is by Emilly Prado and was re-published with permission from Bitch Magazine.

The work of Celia Cruz is being honored this year in an astonishing 80-episode long series from the ...

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81-year-old Native woman creates dictionary of her tribe’s language

Meet Marie Wilcox, an 81-year-old great-grandmother and the last fluent speaker of the Wukchumni language. The Wukchumni are believed to have numbered 50,000 before colonizer contact, but there are now only 200 people left living in the San Joaquin Valley of California.

Meet Marie Wilcox, an 81-year-old great-grandmother and the last fluent speaker of the Wukchumni language. The Wukchumni are believed to have numbered 50,000 before colonizer contact, but there are now only 200 people left living in the San ...

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RIP children’s writer and illustrator Vera B. Williams

Vera B. Williams, an award-winning illustrator and writer of 17 children’s books, who spent a month in a federal penitentiary for participating in a women’s peaceful blockade of the Pentagon, died last Friday. 

Vera B. Williams, an award-winning illustrator and writer of 17 children’s books, who spent a month in a federal penitentiary for participating in a women’s peaceful blockade of the Pentagon, died last Friday. 

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