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Gender Politics and Jenny Lewis

A couple weeks back, I was on a writing date with my ridiculously talented girlfriend T-pumps. Somewhere between lavish praise for the Oxford Comma and a “could you please pass me a chocolate covered pretzel,” we got to talking about what music we were listening too lately. 328 more words

Music

IDEA: Organize 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign that began in 1991.  It is held every year starting on November 25th (International Day Against Violence Against Women) and concluding on December 10th (International Human Rights Day).  101 more words

Social Justice And Human Rights

#WomenAgainstFeminism “A Bunch of Sissy Little Girls,” Says Feminist Groups

(The Universal Rag)  –  In the latest twist to the gender narrative, #WomenAgainstFeminism went viral last week, sparking a social media rebellion against what the founders called “modern feminism and its toxic culture.” The aftermath saw the feminist blogosphere oscillate between dismissal and ridicule, with pundits deriding the movement as “ignorant,” “brainwashed” and “a bunch of sissy little girls.” 357 more words

News

Beauty pageants with our taxes in eThekwini

By Nicole Graham

Women in eThekwini, much like any South African society, get a pretty raw deal. Women, especially young ones, are more likely to be unemployed, earn less and be undermined by colleagues and society than their male counterparts because of their physicality and gender. 520 more words

Women

A Cockeyed Look at Chicken History

Marion Nicholson’s Fannie Farmer Cookbook, 1912…

Chicken was a relatively expensive meat in the 1910 era, available only half the year. (A 1895 bill shows a whole 4 1/2 pound chicken bought for 45 cents. 1,009 more words

1910 Women

Want better governing? Poll says elect more women

Remember when Sen. Susan Collins and her sisters in the U.S. Senate helped shape the deal that ended last year’s government shutdown?

More than 6 in 10 adults, or 63%, believe the country would be better governed if there were more women in political office, according to a new… 368 more words

Senate