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Councilman Revives Plan To Allow For Parking Privileges For Pregnant Women

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Some New York City Council members on Thursday were proposing a special parking pass for certain pregnant women.

As CBS2’s Sonia Rincon reported, many parking lots – such as the one for the Babies ‘R’ Us in Brooklyn – have designated spaces for expectant mothers. 353 more words


Unintended Consequences

A couple of readers were kind enough to raise the objection that I was overlooking all the good the women’s movement has accomplished.

Let me be clear:  one can be a feminist while at the same time offering a critique of feminism. 1,874 more words


LOVE your Body Day

How much of (You) do you actually love about yourself?

Today on “Days to Remember” we celebrate the unofficial holiday called, “Love Your Body Day.” … 238 more words

Feminists or Lobbyists?

There is a wide misconception in the United States that the feminists are just an ideological movement focusing their support on the everyday values of the average woman. 424 more words


Florynce “Flo” Kennedy: The Life of a Black Feminist Radical #BlackFeminist

Now Available on Netgalley


Often photographed in a cowboy hat with her middle finger held defiantly in the air, Florynce “Flo” Kennedy (1916–2000) left a vibrant legacy as a leader of the Black Power and feminist movements. 156 more words

Strong Women Characters

Women's Equality Day: Revolting in Yakima WA

The feminist revolution in Yakima, Washington was not televised but I can testify that we were just as angry and militant as the sisters in New York who got all the press. 1,803 more words