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Fighting back against the early sexualization of girls

TweetCheck out the awesome Ileana Jimenez and the incredibly wise student, Yanique Richards, in this video. It’s all leading up to the SPARK (Sexualization Protest: Action, Resistance, Knowledge) Summit at Hunter College later this month. If you’re in the area, don’t miss out, and if you’re not in the area, never fear; these folks are [...]
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Austin-based Womanzine zings me in the lady heart

Tweet I don’t know how I slept on this publication for so long, but thank goodness I’ve woken the f up. Womanzine, put together by some Austin-based badasses, is chock-full of hilarious commentary, stunning, original visuals (photographs, comics, and drawings), and good old fashioned advice, like basic palm reading (who doesn’t need that?). Download their [...]
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A few resources for women writers

TweetA few weeks ago, I posted about the plight of the woman writer.  I suggested that more grants to supplement the shrinking supply of book advances would really make an impact on the lives of many young women writers. Since then, I have done some digging and have come up with three resources that you [...]
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Men’s Lib

TweetThere is so much bubbling up in the media about men these days, from the “Death of Macho” back in the day to the Atlantic’s “End of Men” cover story, and now to the Newsweek piece published recently, “Men’s Lib.” The authors are surprisingly smart about the transition facing men: Suggesting that men should stick [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet Choice USA has a great new ad on how senseless “fetal personhood” measures like Colorado’s Amendment 62 actually are. (Transcript after the jump.) Autumn at Pam’s House Blend on what media stylebooks state about reporting on trans people. Sociological Images on how women are underrepresented as news subjects in the media. And when they [...]
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