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The Feministing Five: Britt Julious

Britt Julious is a journalist, essayist, and oral storyteller. Her work spans various media, styles, and themes–ranging from music columns to podcasts –featuring original stories from women of color. We were so thrilled to chat with her about her work, hustle, and style for this week’s Feministing Five.

Britt Julious is a journalist, essayist, and oral storyteller. Her work spans various media, styles, and themes–ranging from music columns to podcasts –featuring original stories from women of color. We were so thrilled to chat ...

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Feministing Five: Writer Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo on closing the literary byline gap

Back in 2011, a group of writers who were frustrated with underrepresentation of women in literature gathered in writer Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo‘s mother’s kitchen. They founded “Women Who Submit,” a physical and online community that encourages women writers to submit to literary publications. For this week’s Feministing Five, we spoke with Bermejo to learn about how submitting lit has profound implications.

Back in 2011, a group of writers who were frustrated with underrepresentation of women in literature gathered in writer Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo‘s mother’s kitchen. They founded “Women Who Submit,” a physical and online community ...

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Feministing Five: Writer, artist, educator Kim Katrin Milan

When we connected with writer, artist, and educator Kim Katrin Milan on Halloween Eve, she was hard at work finishing up a TedX talk that she would be delivering in Vancouver next week. Kim is a well-respected and renowned speaker on issues of equity and justice, as well as the Executive Director of The People Project, an art space organization that works with queer and trans youth. 

When we connected with writer, artist, and educator Kim Katrin Milan on Halloween Eve, she was hard at work finishing up a TedX talk that she would be delivering in Vancouver next week. Kim is a ...

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Feministing Five: The Necia Media Collective unites xingona global media creators

When we connected with Jessica Diaz-Hurtado, co-founder of the critically conscious collective and network Necia Media Collective, we caught a glimpse at her life as a researcher, multimedia storyteller, and writer. Fresh from working on a video project in Medellín, Colombia, she took our call in a tiny town along the Colombian-Caribbean coast and discussed her work with the burgeoning Necia group.

When we connected with Jessica Diaz-Hurtado, co-founder of the critically conscious collective and network Necia Media Collective, we caught a glimpse at her life as a researcher, multimedia storyteller, and writer. Fresh from working on a video project in Medellín, ...

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The Feministing Five: The Changing Woman Initiative

For this week’s Feministing Five, we met with the Changing Woman Initiative, a developing non-profit and Native-American-centered women’s health collective focused on developing a culturally focused women’s wellness center and birth place. We spoke to co-founder Nicolle Gonzales to learn more about this fantastic burgeoning organization.

For this week’s Feministing Five, we met with the Changing Woman Initiative, a developing non-profit and Native-American-centered women’s health collective focused on developing a culturally focused women’s wellness center and birth place. We spoke to co-founder ...

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The Feministing Five: Maya Raghu

Domestic violence, despite its name, is hardly just contained to the home. As Feministing has covered again and again, its effects span across various policy spheres and environments. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and, to mark it, we spoke with advocate Maya Raghu to learn how domestic violence impacts the workplace. 

Domestic violence, despite its name, is hardly just contained to the home. As Feministing has covered again and again, its effects span across various policy spheres and environments. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and, to ...

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The Feministing Five: Rachel B. Tiven

For this week’s Feministing Five, we spoke with Rachel B. Tiven, the Executive Director of Immigrant Justice Corps and a leading voice on the need for high quality legal representation for immigrants. We learned more about how gender intersects unjust immigration practices and policies, and what we can do to help.

For this week’s Feministing Five, we spoke with Rachel B. Tiven, the Executive Director of Immigrant Justice Corps and a leading voice on the need for high quality legal representation for immigrants. We learned more ...

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The Feministing Five: Kayla E. of Nat Brut

Earlier this month, we were excited to see an infographic that connected well-known feminists with those emerging feminists who inspire them. The creators behind that infographic were literary and arts magazine, Nat. Brut.  This week, spoke to Editor-In-Chief Kayla E. to learn more about Nat Brut’s commitment to equality, diversity, and inclusion in literary arts.

Earlier this month, we were excited to see an infographic that connected well-known feminists with those emerging feminists who inspire them. The creators behind that infographic were literary and arts magazine, Nat. ...

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