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The International Day of the Girl

Hello readers!

As you may have seen in the media recently, Sunday the 11th of October is the ‘International Day of the Girl Child’. Back in 2011, the UN marked this day in order to promote the rights of girls and women, as well as to highlight the continuing discrimination they suffer. 643 more words


A | Rachel Nix

Not all women wear dresses; I don’t.
I do piss in the same public restrooms
as those who do. The doors have signs
decorated with a little female form, 262 more words


Stellla Gibson Quote

“That’s what really bothers you isn’t it? The one-night stand? Man fucks woman. Subject man, verb fucks, object woman. That’s okay. Woman fucks man. Woman subject, man object. 11 more words


The Problem with Hollywood's Version of Body Acceptance

There has been a lot of talk among celebrities about body acceptance in the past five years or so. The famous Kate Moss quip “Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels” is so 90’s. 1,160 more words


On the Shelf: Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay

This book was a lucky find and Goodwill.  Normally when I buy books secondhand, they sit on my shelf for years waiting to be read.  I picked this one up right away and am very glad I did! 765 more words


Support Planned Parenthood Event!

This week some of the Women’s Center staff organized an amazing rally in support of Planned Parenthood during national #PinkOutDay. They had just over a day to plan, and more than 40 students, faculty, and community members came together to support an organization that they believe in. 41 more words


10 Ways that DCI Jane Tennison is a Model for a Complex Female Character

Here are the ten ways that DCI Jane Tennison from Prime Suspect (1991- 2006) is a model for complex female characters:

  1. From the start of the series, DCI Jane Tennison has a high rank because she is an amazing investigator, leader and does not put up with attitude from anybody.
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