Tag Archives: Generational Analysis

Girl Scouts’ good intentions

TweetSeventy-nine percent of today’s youth say that would express an opinion even if it weren’t popular. That’s according to a new report, Good Intentions: The Beliefs and Values of Teens and Tweens Today, by the Girl Scout Research Institute. They surveyed over 3,000 3rd through 12th grade boys and girls, painting a picture of a [...]
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The Feministing Five: Sinclair Sexsmith

TweetSinclair Sexmith is a sex blogger who writes the Sugarbutch Chronicles: The Sex, Gender and Relationship Adventures of a Kinky Queer Butch Top. She’s been blogging about sex and gender for several years now, and at Sugarbutch she blogs about everything from getting past old heartbreaks to sex with her current girlfriend to her own [...]
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“Generational tension” rhetoric hurts repro rights

TweetAnother one of these came out again. While the setup of the oft-reported generational divide in the feminist movement is unmistakably familiar, let’s break this article down. Elder feminist offers “back in the day” testimony about the lack of access to abortion rights. Then comes quote after divisive quote from presumably elder feminists that affirm [...]
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The Feministing Five: Jehmu Greene

TweetJehmu Greene is the new President of the Women’s Media Center. The WMC was founded in 2005 by Jane Fonda, Robin Morgan and Gloria Steinem, whose goal was to make women visible and powerful in the media. As readers of Feministing know all too well, women and people of color are drastically underrepresented in the [...]
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A Letter to Gail Collins: Please stop hating on young women

TweetDear Gail, What were you thinking when you penned this letter to young American women? After listing the various obstacles facing women today — discrimination, sexual harassment, violence, oppression — you say: What with all that, it looks like there’s plenty on your plate. And if you don’t feel like dwelling on the non-problems, if [...]
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