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New documentary explores the relationship between people with disabilities and their aides

TweetAbout two years ago we were honored to publish a great post by Eva Sweeney on why she supports people with physical disabilities speaking up and taking action on their own behalf. Eva writes regular accounts of  her daily life with Cerebral Palsy on her blog “The Deal with Disability,” and she has just made a [...]
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The Purity Myth, the documentary

TweetFeministing’s Founding Executive Editor and general bad-ass feminist author Jessica Valenti wrote a book a while back you may or may not know about titled, The Purity Myth. Well, apparently the book was such a hit, that the Media Education Foundation decided to make a movie out of it — and shit, is it good. [...]
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Gloria, In Her Own Words: “A window into a time when sexism existed”

TweetOn Monday night, HBO will premiere the new documentary Gloria: In Her Own Words. Steinem, it hardly needs mentioning, was the face of Second Wave feminism, and though she resists the description “icon,” there are many who consider her to be just that. Steinem is now 77 and still active in the feminist movement. Last [...]
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Fund the media you want to see in the world

TweetI often say that if you want to see better media, you have to consume better media. If we want to live in a world with fewer women’s magazines that enforce stupid, restrictive gendered behavioural norms, we have to stop buying women’s magazines that enforce stupid, restrictive gendered behavioural norms. If we want to live [...]
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Some thoughts on the “Beats, Rhymes & Life” documentary

TweetI didn’t know what to expect when I went to see “Beats, Rhymes & Life: The Travels of A Tribe Called Quest,” a documentary directed by Michael Rapaport. A Tribe Called Quest is no doubt one of the most influential and groundbreaking hip hop groups to ever live. So of course I was curious. But [...]
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