Tag Archives: Leadership

More magazine features “The New Feminists”

TweetHere’s what I love about the new MORE Magazine article on “The New Feminists”: Their self-professed motivation was to halt the seemingly endless lament, “There are no young feminists,” and show some of them, listen to them, and highlight their work. Feministing is represented heartily (go Perez! go Jess! go me!). There is actually quite [...]
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Girls, Uninterrupted

Tweet Bravo to the New York Times for covering (finally!) a story about young women breaking away from the over-hyped ambition and passive aggressive communication so typical of mainstream adolescent girl culture. In “Girls, Uninterrupted,” Jan Hoffman writes about Rachel Simmons’ Girls Leadership Institute, a place where girls come to learn about conflict, and have [...]
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Tea Party spokesperson Mark Williams claims NAACP are the real bigots.

TweetTea Partiers are good at reminding us why resolutions such as the one passed by the NAACP on Tuesday condemning racist elements of the Tea Party are needed. A revisionist sense of history and a complete denial of how racism works in the United States has led to the current political mindset of the Tea [...]
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Quick Hit: Elena Kagan SCOTUS Hearings Day 2.

Tweet It is Day 2 of the Kagan hearings and the Republicans have already shamelessly called the late Thurgood Marshall, “an activist judge” and scrutinized her relationship with him. For those watching let us know what is going on and be our feminist watchdogs. You can follow live tweets and watch a live feed on [...]
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Major Victory Against Rape Apologist Hate Speech in South Africa

Tweet“When a woman didn’t enjoy it [sex], she leaves early in the morning. Those who had a nice time will wait until the sun comes out, request breakfast, and ask for taxi money.” -ANC Youth League leader Julius Malema, speaking to a group of 150 University students last May on why South African President Jacob [...]
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