Tags » Second Wave Feminism

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

A Letter to Sarah Silverman

Dear Sarah Silverman,

After you tweeted this *, away from my perspectives, beliefs, and belongings, I’ve got something to say I said in twitter. 417 more words

Great Goddess feminism: the Phyllis Chesler model

I have been rereading Phyllis Chesler’s Women and Madness (Doubleday 1972), and wonder if it is still relevant, and how Chesler’s Jungian, mythic approach to female sex-roles and role models fits into the second wave of feminism. 633 more words

Carl Jung

On Nostalgia In Feminism

It is dangerous to present progress for women as an achievement of the past, but hey, it happens all the time. Today’s women’s movement is rife with nostalgia. 1,134 more words


International Womyn's Day Celebration

When: Sunday, March 8th, starting at 3PM
Where: Northwest Film Forum, 1515 12th Avenue


3PM – “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry” screening
Cost: $12.38, buy tickets… 283 more words

Film Screening

What's So Threatening About A Pink Van?

I have been following the “pink van debate” with interest and can’t help but add my two cents (or is that two pence?)

I think all the publicity and the debate over the colour is not a bad thing for Labour – it is getting people talking about what Labour are doing and getting them lots of free airtime. 657 more words