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While not perfect, #1billionrising is a step in the right direction

TweetOne Billion Rising is a global movement started by playwright and V- day founder Eve Ensler. Today on the 15th anniversary of V-day, in cities across the globe, survivors and allies are gathering in solidarity to bring awareness to the epidemic of violence against women by  dancing flash mob style. ONE BILLION RISING IS: A [...]
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British politician and “Absolutely Fabulous” star advise women not to wear short skirts to avoid rape

TweetA Tory (British for Conservative) Member of Parliament from Gloucester basically advised women not to wear short skirts and high heels if they didn’t want to get raped on Friday. MP Richard Graham’s exact words were: “If you are a young woman on her own trying to walk back home through Gloucester Park, early in the morning [...]
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Feministing Year in Review: Maya’s Top Picks

TweetOne of my favorite things about writing for Feministing is getting to discuss the issues I care about with a diverse group of incredibly smart ladies. And I think that some of the best posts from the last year have come when we’ve made that convo public–tackling an issue and teasing apart the nuances together. [...]
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Feministing Year in Review: Zerlina’s Picks

TweetTwo of my favorite posts from this year were about violence against women but dealing with two different stories in the news. One was Jos’ post about what we do when police are not the ones we can trust anymore to keep us safe and the second is a post by Lori about why despite [...]
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Feminist bloggers featured in New York Magazine

TweetThe very awesome Emily Nussbaum has an article in this week’s New York Magazine featuring feminist bloggers. The article is running in conjunction with a feature about the 40 year anniversary of Ms. Magazine and gives a brief history of the rise, importance, paradox and evolution of blogging. Similar to the conversations surrounding Ms. Magazine, blog [...]
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