Tag Archives: Feminism

Feministing names new Senior Editor, Editors, and Contributors!

TweetThere’s been a lot of big changes happening around these parts, with Samhita, the last member of the Feministing original recipe crew, stepping down as Executive Editor and Lori, Maya, and Jos becoming Executive Directors. Now we’re pleased to announce more recent staffing changes: Chloe Angyal is becoming Feministing’s first Senior Editor. Chloe has been [...]
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Feministing names new Executive Directors!

TweetBy Lori, Maya, and Jos “Feminist blogs have quietly churned out feminist leaders for the last decade. While some may be looking for the “Next Great Feminist Leader,” we realized early on that’s not the kind of leadership 21st Century feminism needs. Many of us are leaders in our fields, working online and off to [...]
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Chart of the day: Female doctors earn $50,000 less than male doctors

TweetThe gender pay gap among doctors, dentists and other health care workers has grown over the past decade, says Sarah Kliff over at the Wonkblog, citing new research in the Journal of the American Medical Association. As you can see in the chart below, even adjusting for hours and years of experience, female doctors earn less than their male [...]
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The Academic Feminist: Summer at the Archives with Chicana por mi Raza

TweetWelcome back, Academic Feminists, to this back-to-school edition of our Summer at the Archives series! This edition features an interview with Maria Cotera, Associate Professor in the Departments of American Culture, Latino/Latina Studies and Women’s Studies at the University of Michigan. Cotera took time out (from collecting archival materials, in fact!) to talk about her [...]
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Happy Women’s Equality Day!

TweetWomen’s Equality Day was designated in 1971 to commemorate the day the 19th amendment was ratified. Check it out below. You’d never guess the decades of struggle–against absurd fears of “petticoat rule” and patronizing warnings about the “burden of politics”–it took to win the right encapsulated in this short document. Click here for larger version. (Image via.) Tweet
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