Tag Archives: Girls

The Feministing Five: Lilly and Juliet Bond

TweetIf asked where I learned the most about feminism, empowerment, and consciousness, I’d give you two answers. The first would be my feminist momma who taught me that speaking up and asking questions were infinitely more important that playing princess. The second would be that wonderful summer where I helped to facilitate workshops for Boston-area [...]
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Inspired by the Hunger Games, girls “aim” farther with archery

TweetThank you Katniss Everdeen! The popularity of the Hunger Games series, a trilogy book-turned-movie  series, has more girls “aiming” for archery as their sport (I had no idea archery was a sport) of choice. According to NPR, some sellers of sporting equipment  have noticed an increase in bow and arrow sales since the first movie was [...]
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Happy International Day of the Girl!

TweetI thought I couldn’t love this song any more but apparently that’s only because I hadn’t yet see it paired with images of adorable girls from around the world. The theme of this second annual UN International Day of the Girl is education. The UN notes, The fulfilment of girls’ right to education is first and foremost [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetQueens middle school student Gabrielle Molina hanged herself after months of gendered bullying. The repercussions of speaking up about sexual violence. Best frenemies forever! BGD tackles Femme of Color Competition. There’s nothing funny about the Girls porn parody. Chief Keef threatens to “smack the shit” out of Katy Perry… so Katy Perry apologizes for “offending” [...]
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“Let’s show our girls the REAL women they can be.”

Tweet When photographer Jamie Moore was thinking about marking her daughter Emma’s fifth birthday with a photo shoot, she wanted to get more creative than a set of princess photos. She explains: It started me thinking about all the REAL women for my daughter to know about and look up too, REAL women who without [...]
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