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FEMINIST FRIDAY

CELEBRATE DIVERSITY

For the last column in April celebrating diversity I would like to introduce you to Jaya Luintel who has spent half her life helping the women of Nepal achieve equality.   1,427 more words

Review : 100 Shades Of White


Maya, her mother Nalini, and her brother Satchin have left a carefree life in India to come to England. But when Maya’s father disappears, leaving only deceit and debt behind, they are left to fend for themselves in a strange, damp land. 443 more words

Book Review

FEMINIST FRIDAY - RACHEL MADDOW

CONTINUING APRIL’S THEME OF CELEBRATING DIVERSITY, THIS WEEK’S SUBJECT IS RACHEL MADDOW WHO WAS THE FIRST OPENLY GAY HOST OF A PRIME TIME NEWS PROGRAM.  RACHEL MADDOW IS AN AMAZINGLY ACCOMPLISHED WOMAN AND HERE IS HER BIOGRAPHY FROM WIKIPEDIA. 1,867 more words

Feminist Friday

I keep seeing splendid entries here, and I just came across this to offer:

http://www.yesmagazine.org/people-power/the-radical-dissent-of-helen-keller

The Radical Dissent of Helen Keller

Here’s what they don’t teach: When the blind-deaf visionary learned that poor people were more likely to be blind than others, she set off down a pacifist, socialist path that broke the boundaries of her time—and continues to challenge ours today. 129 more words

Hold These Girls in Your Hearts

This morning, the second anniversary of the kidnapping of the 276 schoolgirls from the town of Chibok in Borno State, Nigeria by the terrorist group Boko Haram, I read reports of girls they’ve taken being abducted, enslaved abused, drugged, and used as… 489 more words

Feminist Friday

FF Author / Poet Interview : Sujata Parashar

Sujata Parashar, a writer, poet and a social worker, began writing in 2009 publishing her debut, In pursuit of infidelity, with Rupa. Since then she’s had seven (that’s right SEVEN) books to her name and is also on the planning board of the Kumaon Literary Festival, (KLF) and Delhi Poetry Festival, (DPF). 906 more words

Femme Friday

FEMINIST FRIDAY - ADA DEER

Ada Deer
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Ada Deer was born on the Menominee Indian Reservation, Wisconsin, in 1935  has been a fierce advocate for Native Americans her entire life. 752 more words