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FEMINIST TRIUMPH: KELLYANNE CONWAY IS THE FIRST WOMAN TO RUN A SUCCESSFUL PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN

As 2016 rapidly comes to a close I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention one of the most moving stories of the year: Kellyanne Conway becoming the first woman to successfully run a Presidential campaign in America. 124 more words

LIBERALS AND CONSERVATIVES

Who were the first S'porean feminists?

Singapore’s feminist history is largely forgotten and not often referred to in schools or newspapers. However, the rights that Singaporean women enjoy today did not come from nowhere.  1,085 more words

Talking about our generations

The title of this blog (and the course it relates to) trades on the familiar notion that feminism has historically come in waves: the first wave began in the mid-19th century (ending when women won the vote after World War I), the second wave happened in the 1960s and 70s, and a third wave started in the early 1990s. 881 more words

Glasgow has the U.K.’s only museum dedicated to women’s history

If you’re looking for inspiration for your next trip, why not go to Scotland, and visit the Glasgow Women’s Library? It’s the United Kingdom’s only museum dedicated to women’s history, which celebrates its 25-year anniversary this month. 257 more words

Arts And Culture

Behind the Silver Screen: Women’s Work in the Film Industry

“If there’s specific resistance to women making movies, I just choose to ignore it as an obstacle for two reasons: I can’t change my gender, and I refuse to stop making movies” 1,002 more words

The Millennial Effect: Here comes Generation Z

May 18, 2016

As a sociologist of youth culture, I spend a lot of time trying to explain what makes generations unique. The easy answer is – nothing. 950 more words

Parenting

The Women's Museum: Feminist History is Everyone's History

I am a feminist and a historian; I am also a feminist historian. Both of these concepts are still under-represented in museums. Why?

Although these terms might sound very similar, they are actually quite different things. 551 more words

Museums