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“The State Does Not Belong in the Uterus of the Nation”

Shannon Stettner

On Saturday, May 9, 1970, following a rally on Canada’s Parliament Hill, between 150 and 300 protesters marched to Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau… 1,516 more words

History Of Sexuality

Review: I Gave At The Office

First of all, let me say here and now that I am behind the Network on this, and I do mean totally.  I have been a Network man for twelve years, and I would never purposefully do anything to harm the Network or stain its name. 

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Donald Westlake Novels

Gender and Oppression in the 1950s

Feminism is often described in waves: the first brought women’s suffrage in the late 19th and early 20th century, the second in the 1960s had a broader focus (family, work, sexuality, reproductive rights), modern third-wave feminism has a more diverse focus. 221 more words

Gender

What women want; 9-April-2015

A woman not wanting marriage or children is considered unnatural and is stigmatized even today. When early feminist crusaders went against this basic premise that marriage and children are the prime necessities for women, they were stepping into uncharted territories. 34 more words

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History of Feminism and Women's Movements

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Feminism is “the theory of the political, economic, and social equality of the sexes” including “organized activity on behalf of women’s rights and interests” and was first used in 1895. 259 more words

Allgemein

A small part of women's history

I met Nan last fall when she took the initiative to start a book club in my condo building. On that first Thursday afternoon, we nibbled on snacks, sipped wine, and got to know each other a bit before starting our discussion of… 1,149 more words