Posts Tagged Children

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Baby Feminist Power and Helping Children Join the Movement

This viral note by a fourth grader offering a secret invite to a club for “female empowerment,” left me cheering at my desk this week. The baby feminist power brought hope at a fitting time, after the International Women’s Strike, and was a needed reminder of the power of including children in our protests and conversations.

This viral note by a fourth grader offering a secret invite to a club for “female empowerment,” left me cheering at my desk this week. The baby feminist power brought hope at a ...

Sex is a Funny Word book cover

Feministing Reads: “Sex Is A Funny Word” and the aesthetics of inclusivity

This article was originally published on the Community site. 

Cory Silverberg and Fiona Smyth’s new book, Sex Is A Funny Word (Seven Stories Press, 160pp, $17.96) is billed as a step forward in inclusivity in sex education for children.

This article was originally published on the Community site. 

Cory Silverberg and Fiona Smyth’s new book, Sex Is A Funny Word (Seven Stories Press, 160pp, $17.96) is billed as a step forward in inclusivity in sex education for ...

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Australian Minister for Women: “Let boys be boys and girls be girls”

We’ve covered Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, and his, shall we say, less than feminist ideas, before. Abbott has declared himself a feminist, but this week, the PM made some comments that suggest he should re-read — ok, fine, read – his Judith Butler. 

We’ve covered Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, and his, shall we say, less than feminist ideas, before. Abbott has declared himself a feminist, but this week, the PM made some comments that suggest ...

Why same-sex parents have healthier and happier kids

Sorry, bitter homophobes. It turns out having two mommies or two daddies doesn’t make you a sick and unhappy child. A new study not only debunks this claim but suggests that kids raised by lesbian or gay parents score better when it comes to measures like family cohesion and general health. And the potential reason may — or may not — surprise you. 

Sorry, bitter homophobes. It turns out having two mommies or two daddies doesn’t make you a sick and unhappy child. A new study not only debunks this claim but suggests that kids raised by lesbian or gay parents ...

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