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1894: Women win the Vote in South Australia.

Mary Lee was one of the driving forces behind the South Australian suffragette movement. (Credit: Wikimedia Commons) 344 more words

Feminism and Women's Rights - He for She

“Now it’s time to unify our efforts. HeForShe is a solidarity movement for gender equality that brings together one half of humanity in support of the other half of humanity, for the benefit of all.”

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I'm Not a Feminist

I recently (not very recently anymore) watched the above video ‘I’m a feminist’ by Jack Howard, partly because it was Jack Howard, and partly because I take particular interest in feminism and those who identify with it. 2,363 more words

As A Citizen

Did Adam and Eve Have Sex Before They Sinned?

Any topic that qualifies as a complicated conversation generally contains a lot of heated passion from every side, regardless of the topic being explored. I will of course be talking from my own point of view, so go with the assumption that it is my opinion. 4,717 more words


The stigma against feminism

“I am not a feminist, i don’t hate men. I am all about equality!” This is a sentiment said over and over again by many. The worst part of this ignorance and what many fail to understand is that feminism is exactly that, a fight for equal rights. 478 more words


Child marriage: how a fake blog shocked the world

By Jack Telford

In September this year, Plan Norway created a fake blog to convince the Norwegian public that a 12-year-old girl was to marry a 37-year-old man in October. 813 more words

Human Rights

100th post! Let the Voices out!

This is the 100th post for Voicesinmyalphabetsoup, and I score high enough on the OCD/Narcissism scale to feel obligated to make it “special”.
When I disclude myself, I can’t even remember why I followed myself now, I do remember there was a reason, I need to check into that again to see if I can “purify” my list….where was I? 1,042 more words