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Rejected Princesses

From Goodreads: Blending the iconoclastic feminism of The Notorious RBG and the confident irreverence of Go the F**ck to Sleep, a brazen and empowering illustrated collection that celebrates inspirational badass women throughout history, based on the popular Tumblr blog. 816 more words

Books

She Is Still Burning 1 (Oct 2000)

And the blast from the past continues … below you will find the first SISB instalment, sent out to friends as an e-mail in October 2000. 2,383 more words

Earth

She Is Still Burning (intro)

In “Kung Fu Panda,” my favourite animated feature, the old turtle says, “The past is history, the future is mystery, the present is a gift—that’s why it’s called the present.” What follows is the past, a history of exact feeling as many of my friends and I faced politics and life/death/life in the years 2000 to 2004, from just before the tainted election of George W. 611 more words

Essays

In The Here and Now

Feminist ideas and powerful women have been around for centuries. However, why did feminism as a global movement only emerge at this point in history? Constance Singam weighs in. 421 more words

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