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Making Feminism Cool

“Bra-burning. Man-hating. Angry and unattractive. Such stereotypes have shadowed the women’s movement over the past few decades — and a slew of young, fashionable celebs are working to clarify feminism’s true definition.” ( 571 more words

All Girls Education

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu medallist’s fight to inspire women

I recently caught up with Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world medallist, Jess Fraser, ahead of an exciting event she’s hosting in Canberra this weekend. Here’s what she had to say about life, both on and off the mats. 1,236 more words

Gender Equity

On Being a Young Mother in Lesotho

I watch as a 23-year-old mother of two makes her way down a mountain to attend her weekly young mother support group. She navigates the slippery mountain terrain while her baby sleeps on her back. 961 more words

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Sick Day

(written Tuesday, September 23, 2014)

I’m not particularly good at being sick, especially when school’s in session. I really hate missing even a day with my students, and weekends are my chance to catch up, plan ahead, reflect and go deeper. 651 more words

Education

When Did The Feminists Start Running The NFL?

Picture Credit: Metro.co.uk (Picture Editor: Pejman Faratin)

Well it seems that lightning has struck again. I am referring to the Ray Rice scandal that started out as a domestic assault case and has developed into the next inquisition. 975 more words

Parenting

Mixed Gender Teams Approved for Bobsled Competitions

In a telephone interview with the Toronto Star, President of the Féderation Internationale de Bobsleigh et de Tobogganing (FIBT) Ivo Ferriani said: “I strongly believe women can drive a four-man and be competitive. 72 more words

Ditto

Emma Watson's Message: Intelligence Trumps Sex

I’ve made a point here of coming out against “third wave feminism” and its demonization of men. But the well-publicized speech by Emma Watson calls for an equity feminism which is equally concerned with men’s rights, and she touches on many of the points made by MRAs (Men’s Rights Activists) in calling for equal treatment of individuals regardless of sex. 1,456 more words

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