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What Is (Who Are) the Islamic State? (11 of ?)

Next from the HuffPost list of 10: by Rukmini Callimachi, who wrote the article on ISIS recruitment of a young American woman: “ISIS Enshrines a Theology of Rape” ( 550 more words


When an FB friend shares a nasty post...

I think most of us know the the feeling. You scroll down your newsfeed and there is some grossly racist or sexist post, shared by a person you thought you knew quite well. 587 more words


Women with a sense of purpose are scary

Recently a male coworker, who was observing me walking down the hall, made a comment about how I walk with a sense of purpose.  He’s prone to making idle observations like that, and it wasn’t done in a manner I found inappropriate.   1,255 more words


Diminishing the Double Standard

Today I was sitting in Sociology listening to people rattle off the advantages of being a man & the advantages of being a woman. While I admit that I didn’t personally contribute to this list, I can say that I strongly disagree with most that were listed, not because I think someone can be wrong in what they see, but because I’m unsure as to why a person could see these things as an “advantage.” 1,568 more words


The Good News: November 2015


“How the harassment of a Brazilian child unified the country’s women

Valentina Schulz on Junior MasterChef in Brazil

Women and girls are using their voices and stories to raise awareness and protest.
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The Good News

The term "Mother Nature" reinforces the idea that both women and nature should be subjugated

Only time will tell whether the Paris Climate Conference, the 21st of its kind, will revitalize the global climate change movement. After years of disappointment, global leaders are gathered in France again this week to debate a number of proposed solutions to a critical problem (including ways to limit global warming to  740 more words

Nice Guys

I am sick of nice guys.
And this is not to say
that I see myself hanging
on the arm of a leather-
jacket wearing badass… 169 more words