Top 5 Feminism Movements

In honor of how much I’ve learned this semester and grown as a feminist I wanted to do a little history till now of feminist movements. ­The 1968 Miss America pageant was the backdrop for one of the most iconic events of modern feminism in the United States. Members from the New York. Radical Women […]

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Connecticut Department of Children and Families: Abuse 16 year old Trandsgender Girl

Jane [Note: name has been changed] is a 16 year-old transgender girl. She has been in and out of the foster care and juvenile justice systems since early childhood, surviving unthinkable trauma and demonstrating resilience and strength. As a ward of the Department of Children and Families (DCF), DCF is her legal parent and guardian, […]

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Quick Hit: Lupita Nyong’o is Third Black Woman on People’s ‘Most Beautiful’ Cover, But She’s the First Dark-Skinned Woman

Yesterday, Lupita Nyong’o became the third black woman to be named People’s “Most Beautiful” person of the year–but she’s the first woman of color with dark skin to earn the label. In 2012, People magazine named Beyoncé the most beautiful woman of the year; in 2003, it was Halle Berry who was on the cover of the annual list.

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Missouri lawmaker compares getting an abortion to buying a new car or re-carpeting

During a recent hearing, a bill’s sponsor Rep. Chuck Gatschenberger made his case by drawing on his suggestion that decisions about ending a pregnancy need to be considered for the same amount of time as decisions about purchasing a car or remodeling a home  The Missouri legislature is considering an ultrasound bill that would triple the waiting […]

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Race, Feminism, Our Future

This discussion focuses on the construction of whiteness; the privileges that race afford white women, and feminist strategies to overcome racism within mainstream feminism. As a white women, I do overlook my privilege for being white and middle-class. U.S. typical feminist believed as an important concept of womanhood based on the normative model of middle-class […]

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