Tag Archives: Parenting

Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet “Farah Goes Bang.” Dare to hope again: on incarceration and parenting. Paternity leave isn’t just about fathers. Reclaiming indigenous papahood. Blast from the very recent past: the Great Dad. Listen to a panel on labor and feminism moderated by Sarah Jaffe. RAINN praised the recent SCOTUS decision on DNA collection, but how will it [...]
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Quick Hit: On raising feminist sons

TweetI really like this piece by Shannon Brugh over at Rattle & Pen on the challenges of raising sons in a culture that forces kids into gender boxes and, though it claims to be equal, is still decidedly not. Raising boys in a society that claims to be equal is not easy. It’s supposed to be equal, but of course, it’s [...]
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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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What happens when women are “illegal”?

TweetEd. note: This is a guest post by Juliana Britto Schwartz. By day, Juliana is a student at University of California, Santa Cruz. By night, she is a Latina feminist blogger at Julianabritto.com, where she writes about reproductive health justice, immigration, and feminist movements in Latin America. Earlier this week, the Associated Press made the decision to drop the [...]
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New Favorite Tumblr: “Meet My Immigrant Mom”

Tweet Launched by the Domestic Workers Alliance, this really sweet Tumblr is filled with photos of immigrant mothers with notes of appreciation written by their children. Meet the mom pictured above: My mother immigrated from Burma as a seamstress and spent her life sewing and making things from curtains to sofas. She worked 3 jobs all her [...]
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