International Women's Day Centenary sees largest ever activity
March 8 sees the highest level of global women's activity ever witnessed as groups celebrate the International Women's Day centenary.
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Aletta Institute for Women's History
The Aletta Institute holds books, magazines, archives, works of music, photographs, posters, diaries, letters, all sorts of household and personal objects relevant to women and women’s lives. Home of ...
Connexions Library: Women's Issues Focus
Connexions Information Sharing Services
Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on women.
The Emperor's New Penis
The Same Sexual Threats, the Same Silence for Women
Keith, Lierre; Jensen, Derrick
Right now the gender fundamentalists are doing their best to shut down dialogue. They've damaged books — books that don’t even mention their concern — pressured bookstores, and silenced speakers sched...
European Labour History Network – Working Group on Feminist Labour History
Social History Portal
The founding meeting of the ELHN took place at the International Institute of Social History (IISH) on 12 October 2013. The forty scholars who gathered in Amsterdam, belonging to research institutions...
Used to describe a political, cultural or economic movement aimed at establishing more rights and legal protection for women.
Feminist Perspectives on Trans issues
Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
The relationship between feminism and transgender theory and politics is surprisingly fraught. The goal in this entry is to outline some of the key philosophical issues at the intersections, and this ...
American writer, activist and feminist. (1921-2006).
How feminism became capitalism's handmaiden - and how to reclaim it
As a feminist, I've always assumed that by fighting to emancipate women I was building a better world – more egalitarian, just and free. But lately I've begun to worry that ideals pioneered by feminis...
How the 'SlutWalk' Has Transformed the Rape Culture Conversation
It is amidst this wider rape culture, and the ways feminists are fighting back, that SlutWalk not only emerged, but exploded as a global grassroots movement. What is significant about SlutWalk is not ...
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Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - January 16, 2016
Working class organizing
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Working to change things for the better, fighting to prevent things from getting worse, remembering the past to illuminate possibilities for the future: as always, that is the focus of Other Voices. I...
Pornography and the Sex Censors
A review of 'Defending Pornography: Free Speech, Sex, and the Fight for Women's Rights,' by Nadine Strossen
Against the Current
The pornography debacle has driven deep wedges among feminists, and has weakened the women's movement by alienating many women who cannot relate to a perceived ethos of anti-sexuality, gender antagoni...
Post-war Left Feminism - review
Against The Current vol. 163
Against The Current
A review of 'Feminism, the Left, and Postwar Literary Culture' by Kathlene McDonald.
The Professor of Parody
It is difficult to come to grips with Judith Butler’s ideas because it is difficult to figure out what they are.
Reading Red Women Writers
Against the Current
Coiner makes a cogent case for class studies, decrying the way in which discussions of "race, class and gender" usually only actually deal with race and gender.
Remembering Rosalyn Baxandall
Rosalyn Fraad Baxandall was a pioneering figure of socialist feminism in the United States.
Rise of the naked female warriors
Known for its topless protesters, Femen is a worldwide movement against patriarchy. But are the activists' breasts obscuring the message?
The Torturer as Feminist: From Abu Ghraib to Zero Dark Thirty
How “feminism” is used in service of the American empire.
Why make a fuss about the murder of a brown-skinned Muslim girl?
History gives us numerous examples of social movements which come, over time, to adopt positions directly opposed to the principles on which they were founded. It appears this has happened to the 'fem...
Culture of Complaint
The Fraying of America
Propaganda-talk, euphemism, and evasion are so much a part of American usage today that they cross all party lines and ideological divides. The art of not answering the question, of cloaking unpleasan...
The First Stone: Homosexuality and the United Church
A dramatic account of the tumultuous decade-long struggle in the United Church of Canada to balance faith, sexuality and human rights. Drawing on the church's history, and more than one hundred person...
Increasingly the news media are owned by a small group of very large corporations with extensive interests outside the industry, run by the corporate elite.Winter argues that instead of offering diver...
Canadian Journal of History
All fields of history except the history of Canada. Each issue features articles and reviews by leading scholars about themes and controversies in historical writing.
Canadian Woman Studies
A feminist quarterly that makes current writing and research on a variety of feminist topics accessible to the largest possible community of women.
Women's news and feminist views.
Room of One's Own
Canadian feminist publication with poetry, fiction, art, and reviews.
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