Tag Archives: Design

Feministing at 10: Re-designing the field of design

TweetEd. note: In celebration of Feministing’s 10-year anniversary, current and former members of the Feministing crew are offering their reflections on the changes of the last decade. First up is this take on women in design by editor emeritus Courtney Martin. Read the whole series here. And consider giving us a birthday donation to ensure Feministing is around for [...]
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Give the gift of Feministing with these illustrated holiday greeting cards!

Tweet Still searching for holiday gift ideas for all the feminists in your life? Why not give the gift of Feministing!? For the final week of our Kickstarter campaign, you can donate $25 on behalf of a friend and we’ll send a contact of your choice one of these great feminist greeting cards. Tweet
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Design isn’t a boy’s club anymore

Tweet Check out this beauty by Jessica Hische and 24 other awesome women designers’ work at GOOD. Tweet
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The dignifying power of design

TweetI had the great fortune to go to the ribbon-cutting ceremony for a newly constructed headquarters for GEMS last week. For those who don’t know, GEMS, which stands for Girls Educational & Mentoring Services, is an organization that serves girls and young women who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation and domestic trafficking. It was founded [...]
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What google teaches us about our views on the sexes

TweetChris Harrison, a Ph.D. student in Human-Computer Interaction at Carnegie Mellon, created an infographic of how “he” and “she” are used in Google’s digital books archive, which contains  200 years worth of published material. The graph shows the 120 most common words used after “he” and “she,” ordered in decreasing frequency. When I asked Harrison [...]
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