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 ...
Am I a bad feminist?
Globe & Mail
My fundamental position is that women are human beings, with the full range of saintly and demonic behaviours this entails, including criminal ones. They're not angels, incapable of wrongdoing. Nor do...
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...
Fallen Pan, Furious Women, and the Failure of Soulless Feminism
Domenico, Kim C.
The excited triumphal coverage of the Me Too Movement conveys the fatal devaluing of imagination - and the banning of thoughtful discourse as well as passionate enthusiasm - that defines and shackle...
Used to describe a political, cultural or economic movement aimed at establishing more rights and legal protection for women.
Feminism's March from Nation to Home - interview
Against The Current vol. 163
Against The Current
Johanna Brenner interviews Ninotchka Rosca.
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).
Gaza's women of steel
Gadzo interviews three different women in Gaza who have taken on difficult, yet culturally progressive, employment in the wake of the region's economic devastation.
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 ...
Feminist Critical Methodology in the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
Confortini, Catia Cecilia
Oxford University Press
The Kurdish struggle - An interview with Dilar Dirik
Links International Journal of Socialist Renewal
Dilar Dirik interviewed by George Souvlis.
The leaders of the American Womens March have spoken: Jews are unwelcome on the feminist left
Columnist Emma Teitel draws attention to the problematic relationship between US Women's March organizers and antisemetic Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.
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Me Too's Misguided Pursuit of Equality: Drop the Spirit of Vengeance and Defend Dignity Instead
Domenico, Kim C.
With Me Too’s focus where it is, on man’s injury to woman, the capitalist for-profit system can wash its hands. Eyes glued to salacious details are off the oppressive economic order that has over ti...
On our way to the moon? A snapshot of feminist marches which shook the world.
Tutchell, Eva; Edmonds, John
The authors tell the story of the Midsummer's day 1908 'Votes for women' Suffragist rally and the March 1971 Women's Liberation Movement Demonstration in Hyde ParK, London.
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 Do Establishment Feminists Hate Sex Workers?
On March 21st, 2018, U.S. Senate Republicans and Democrats joined together to overwhelmingly pass the Stop Enabling Sex Traffickers Act (SESTA); the House had earlier passed the Allow States and Victi...
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...
Women Rise Up Against Gender Violence in the Caribbean
Podur, Justin; Cummings, Joan Joy Grant
Podur interviews Joan Joy Grant Cummings, a women's right activist, regarding the severity of sexual violence towards women and girls in Jamaica.
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...
The Morning After
Sex, Fear, and Feminism
When Katie Roiphe arrived at Harvard in the fall of 1986, she found that the feminism she had been raised to believe in had been radically transformed. The women's movement, which had once signaled su...
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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