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Hall: Feminist Disability Studies

Hall, Kim Q., ed. Feminist Disability Studies. Indiana University Press, 2011.

“Integrating Disability, Transforming Feminist Theory” by Rosemarie Garland-Thomson

Disability studies is part of identity studies, which feminist theory has put forward as its primary agenda. 603 more words


My Talk to PFLAG Holland / Lakeshore This Week

Good evening, everyone, and thank you so much for having me out to speak to you. I want to spend some time sharing with you my story, and I want to use it as a lead-in to talk to you about how we’re re-imagining LGBT community and the role of the LGBT community center, in the Greater Grand Rapids area, and how we need you to be a part of this. 7,241 more words

Kate Chopin - The Awakening (1899)

Kate Chopin’s novel was so scandalous it ruined her career. Why? Louisiana belle Edna Pontillier is a wife and mother who decides her life does not revolve around her family. 97 more words


Racial and Gender Equality

Patriarchy knows no gender. bell hooks no one who understands what feminism really is and the role of male privilege and misogyny would think to say or repeat such tripe. 99 more words


The cards are trickling in – all five of them to date. We are a nation of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram. Cards are becoming passé, like Feminism did for some 25 years. 1,034 more words

Social Conditiong Towards Women... Rugby Fights Back!

My first draft of this post started with :”No worries this isn’t a rant against men…” but then I realized how counter-argumentative such a self-imposed apology would be. 551 more words

The Miracle of Motherhood - Barbara Kingsolver

“Sometimes the strength of motherhood is greater than natural laws.”

Although Ms. Kingsolver is a divorced, radical, second-wave feminist, she is right, on this one issue. 55 more words