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What You Need to Know About The Monument Quilt

This post was originally created by  Sydney Phillips last fall for Critical Social Justice: Rise and was posted to the Critical Social Justice blog. The Monument Quilt display was sadly rained out for CSJ, but we’re excited to host it this April for Sexual Assault Awareness Month. 802 more words


Voices of revolutionary Asian American feminists

When: Thursday, April 19, 7:30pm
Where: New Freeway Hall, 5018 Rainier Ave. S., Seattle
Cost: FREE; dinner for $8:50 at 6:30PM

Honor Asian/Pacific American Heritage month by learning about the groundbreaking collection Three Asian American Writers Speak out on Feminism. 58 more words


Free Women's Defense Training

When: Saturday, April 21, 1PM-3PM
Where: Mose Auto, 7120 East Marginal Way South, Seattle
Cost: FREE; event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/754178061445802/

Since 2014, Warrior Sisters has been offering free training in verbal and physical self-defense skills to women and girls. 74 more words


Think & Drink: Pretty, Angry — Feminism and Protest since 1968

When: April 3, 7PM
Where: Naked City Brewery, 8564 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle
Cost: FREE; register here

At the Miss America pageant in 1968, activists descended on Atlantic City to protest what they saw as the event’s objectification of women. 286 more words


Who Are the Young Women Behind the ‘#MeToo in China’ Campaign? An Organizer Explains

Xiao Meili, March 27, 2018

January 2018 was a special month for the Chinese feminist movement. On January 1, Luo Xixi (罗茜茜) released an open letter –– using her real name –– in which she accused her former PhD advisor, Chen Xiaowu (陈小武), of sexually harassing female students. 2,687 more words


Why Are You So Angry? by Vanessa Rivera de la Fuente

Please be warned, this post details violence against women.

A new March 8.
Another year protesting
Another evening taking the streets of our cities around the world… 862 more words


The Feminist-O-Meter by Vanessa Rivera de la Fuente

Have you heard about, applied or received the Feminist-O-Meter lately?

The Feminist-O-Meter is a tool that often appears in feminisms and women rights activisms, fostering power struggles, cliques, jealousies and -if that is not enough – encouraging the reproduction of mainstream socialization that fosters competition and alienation among women. 739 more words