All About Women 2018-2019
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    Women | The Guardian

  • Credit at last for female screenwriter airbrushed from Hollywood history
    Despite her activism during the golden age of cinema, Mary C McCall Jr was all but forgotten. Now a new book is about to set the record straightTo screenwriters in the 1950s, she was a major power player, fighting for pay rises and striking rights. To the Hollywood studio heads,... Read more »
  • The big split: why divorce rates were soaring in 1976
    After the Divorce Reform Act a decade earlier, women were telling their husbands, ‘I’ve had enough!’‘When things go wrong, it is now possible for the first time in history for the women in a marriage to say, “I’m off,”’ wrote the Observer in 1976. Since the 1969 Divorce Reform Act,... Read more »
  • How much would you pay, honestly, to get back with your ex? | Eva Wiseman
    The breakup rehabilitation industry is in high demand but the truth is you can’t force someone to love you againI got angry yesterday, which is unlike me, a lady of peace and careful breaths. I felt like that guy who kicked in his telly when the Sex Pistols swore and... Read more »
  • The memo: could one missed message have saved me a lifetime of regret?
    It is the one essential piece of advice you wish you had known when you were younger. I started asking women for their memos – and the results were revealingI can pinpoint the exact moment my fantasy flickered into life. It was a drizzly spring afternoon in 2019. I had... Read more »
  • Now I’ve hit my 40s, makeup settles into my pores. Why?
    Got a beauty dilemma? Our expert is here to offer advice. This week, Megan wants tips on how to prep her skinOur skin tends to change every decade or so. In your 40s, it becomes drier due to hormonal fluctuations and might lose volume due to slower collagen production – across... Read more »
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    Reproductive rights | The Guardian

  • Arkansas rejects initiative seeking to ease abortion ban despite over 100,000 supporters
    Secretary of state claims paid canvassers who delivered signatures of support failed to submit sworn statementsArkansas officials rejected a ballot initiative that sought to loosen the state’s strict abortion ban, after canvassers delivered more than 101,000 signatures to state offices.In a letter, the secretary of state, John Thurston, said he... Read more »
  • Donald Trump claims to ‘know nothing’ about Project 2025
    Critics point out political roadmap for a potential second term created by ‘more than 20 officials Trump appointed’Donald Trump is trying to claim he has “nothing to do” with Project 2025, a political roadmap created by people close to him for his potential second term.The project, which is led by... Read more »
  • Joe Biden ‘really fumbled’ a winning issue for Democrats – abortion
    Far from delivering a slam dunk, the president couldn’t provide a single coherent answer about the procedureJoe Biden went into the Thursday presidential debate with one ace in the hole: abortion. And somehow, in a fumbling and frail performance, the president managed to blow even that.In the two years since... Read more »
  • Iowa supreme court allows six-week abortion ban to take effect
    Ruling reverses lower court decision that blocked 2023 law, exclusively backed by Republicans, from going into effectIowa’s state supreme court on Friday told a lower court to let a strict abortion law take effect.The court’s 4-3 ruling held that the law – which bans most abortions after about six weeks... Read more »
  • US supreme court allows emergency abortions in Idaho for now
    Case’s return to lower court potentially delays a final decision to beyond the November electionsConservative blocAlito – MinorityBarrett – MajorityGorsuch – MinorityKavanaugh – MajorityRoberts – MajorityThomas – MinorityJackson – MajorityKagan – MajoritySotomayor – Majority Continue reading...... Read more »
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    Feminism | The Guardian

  • Rethink the visual representation of women in the press | Letters
    Clare Flanagan objects to the picture of a woman’s bikini-clad backside on the Saturday magazine front coverIn a week when we were celebrating the appointment of the first female chancellor of the exchequer and equal representation for women in Keir Starmer’s cabinet, what image did the Guardian choose for the... Read more »
  • Stalk, slice, bludgeon: how ‘femgore’ is reinventing horror fiction
    From Boy Parts to Brainwyrms, novels by female writers are carving out a new subgenre – but is it a cathartic feminist statement or an internalised version of the misogyny it seeks to subvert?Women are writing absolutely horrific novels. Women are writing novels about people (usually women, usually young) who... Read more »
  • Now that’s not what I call a lazy journalist | Brief letters
    Joel Snape’s busy life | Bring your own bottles | Josephine Butler tribute | Pound-per-vote calculations | Early wormsJoel Snape claims to be lazy, and then goes on to list what he does in a week – including a full-time job, several gym sessions, writing a newsletter and practising the... Read more »
  • How Josephine Butler is remembered across the country | Letters
    From churches to a college, readers on how the feminist is kept alive in the public consciousnessAs at St Olave’s church in London (Letters, 1 July), Josephine Butler is well-remembered in her native Northumberland. She is buried at Kirknewton, just 5 miles from one of the parishes I serve. I have... Read more »
  • Alma Mater review – skeletons escape closets in campus rape drama
    Almeida theatre, LondonKendall Feaver’s play dissects white privilege and a university’s #MeToo moment that begins when a student speaks out after being sexually assaulted“A terrible thing happened in this building,” says Nikki, an undergraduate at a residential college in a venerable and fictitious British university. “And I am going to... Read more »
20 Ted Talks to Inspire Women

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    Sociological Images

  • The Surprising Convergence of Girlbosses and Tradwives
    In recent weeks, we’ve seen multiple examples of women on the political right straddling two kinds of womanhood: the girlboss and the tradwife. The visibility of these women exposes a hidden link between conservative womanhood and girlboss feminism that deserves our attention.  Katie Britt broadcast her response to the State of... Read more »
  • Will a Robot Take Your God?
    Societies grow and change all the time, but it can be tough to think about big-picture shifts when you’re living through the practical details of the day to day. Take the recent popularity of large language models (LLMs). In the short term, we face important sociological questions about how they... Read more »
  • The Border is a Budget
    How are borders made? State borders are the product of political conflict, nationalist discourse, unequal economic systems, and, as this essay shows, significant public financial investment. Public policy and political narratives naturalize state borders, often hiding how their origins are arbitrary and violent. State borders often mark space following war... Read more »
  • Grin and Wear It?
    A recent photo from Dina Litovsky showing a model’s inflamed feet in slingback heels went viral, with reposts from National Geographic and a whole host of Instagram influencers. The photo garnered just over 500k likes and comments criticizing the prioritization of beauty over pain. This is not the first time... Read more »
  • THEM & M’s: Sexualized Media and Emphasized Femininity
    Over the course of the past year, M&M’s have been plastered all over the news, social media, and even Super Bowl commercials. In January 2022, Mars Wrigley gave the brown M&M shorter heels and replaced the green M&M’s boots with sneakers in a push toward more inclusive marketing.  What resulted... Read more »
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    Sociological Images

  • The Surprising Convergence of Girlbosses and Tradwives
    In recent weeks, we’ve seen multiple examples of women on the political right straddling two kinds of womanhood: the girlboss and the tradwife. The visibility of these women exposes a hidden link between conservative womanhood and girlboss feminism that deserves our attention.  Katie Britt broadcast her response to the State of... Read more »
  • Will a Robot Take Your God?
    Societies grow and change all the time, but it can be tough to think about big-picture shifts when you’re living through the practical details of the day to day. Take the recent popularity of large language models (LLMs). In the short term, we face important sociological questions about how they... Read more »
  • The Border is a Budget
    How are borders made? State borders are the product of political conflict, nationalist discourse, unequal economic systems, and, as this essay shows, significant public financial investment. Public policy and political narratives naturalize state borders, often hiding how their origins are arbitrary and violent. State borders often mark space following war... Read more »
  • Grin and Wear It?
    A recent photo from Dina Litovsky showing a model’s inflamed feet in slingback heels went viral, with reposts from National Geographic and a whole host of Instagram influencers. The photo garnered just over 500k likes and comments criticizing the prioritization of beauty over pain. This is not the first time... Read more »
  • THEM & M’s: Sexualized Media and Emphasized Femininity
    Over the course of the past year, M&M’s have been plastered all over the news, social media, and even Super Bowl commercials. In January 2022, Mars Wrigley gave the brown M&M shorter heels and replaced the green M&M’s boots with sneakers in a push toward more inclusive marketing.  What resulted... Read more »
The Journey of Women’s Rights: 1911-2015

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    Karen Ingala Smith

  • As Chief Executive of a charity, part of your job is to set the tone
    Me on Mridul Wadhwa and Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre I am so pleased to hear that the Employment Tribunal for Roz Adams against Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre (ERCC) has agreed that Roz Adams was subjected to discriminatory treatment and that she was unfairly constructively dismissed. This is undoubtedly a personal... Read more »
  • At least 100 UK women are suspected to have been killed by men in 2023
    Counting Dead Women, has recorded at least 100 UK women who were killed by men, or where the primary suspect for an alleged homicide, is a man, in 2023.   Counting Dead Women monitors the media and collates reports of women suspected to have been killed by men. The project... Read more »
  • Lost Voices of Women – A feminist perspective on ending men’s violence against women and girls
    My speech at the FiLiA conference – 14 October 2023 I wonder how many of you noticed the sign that said ‘Transphobia kills us …. and hurts women’ held by one of the welcoming committee that greeted us as we arrived at the conference yesterday? The thing is, as far... Read more »
  • 2023
    In 2023, At least 100 UK women and girls aged 13 and over have been killed in circumstances in which a man or men are primary suspect.... Read more »
  • Nevertheless, I persisted
    Why I still wanted to be in the Labour Party I left Labour in a fit of pique in 2018 when the then General secretary, Jennie Formby, announced that all-women-shortlists would no longer be women only. I applied to join again in December 2019 after the election defeat. I wanted... Read more »

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    Feminist Magazine

  • FM June 5, 2024:: Conscious Style Guide / Self Care for Activists
    THIS WEEK on Feminist Magazine with host Lynn Harris Ballen :: FIRST … Most of us want to choose inclusive, respectful, and empowering language. But language—and how we use it—continually evolves, along with cultural norms.  Afraid of getting something wrong or offending, we too often treat words as dos or... Read more »
  • FM May 28. 2024 :: Frida in America / Healing from Military Trauma
    THIS WEEK on Feminist Magazine with host Lynn Harris Ballen : FIRST … This week we take a look at one of the most prolific Mexican artists, Frida Kahlo, and how she inspired the Latina artist collective “The Phoenix Fridas.” Anthony Wallace tells the story of Thania Betancourt Alcazar, a member of The... Read more »
  • FM April 3, 2024:: Land Liberation & Homefulness / “She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry”
    THIS WEEK on Feminist Magazine with host Lynn Harris Ballen : FIRST … guest host Celina Alvarez talks to Tiny (Lisa) Gray-Garcia aka PovertySkola about her life and work, including POOR Magazine/Homefulness.  And we hear about her upcoming urgently needed presentation as a UCLA Activist-in-Residence – “ComeUnity Reparations Into Land Liberation and Homefulness” on April 11th. ... Read more »
  • FM Mar 31, 2024 :: Some of Us Are Brave / Thandisizwe Chimurenga
    THIS WEEK on Feminist Magazine with host Lynn Harris Ballen :   Some of Us Are Brave: A Black Women’s Radio Program aired on KPFK 90.7 FM from 2003 until 2011. The program covered a myriad of issues by amplifying the voices of a broad cross-section of Black women. And now some of those voices... Read more »
  • FM Jan 31, 2024 : Growing Up in the Ville / Abolition Feminism
    THIS WEEK on Feminist Magazine with host Lynn Harris Ballen : FIRST … Across the country – School boards and state legislatures from Tennessee to Idaho are banning teachings about racism in classrooms, and critical race theory (CRT) has become a new buzzword for people unwilling to acknowledge the US’s racist history and how it... Read more »
Tavi Gevinson
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    Feminist Majority Foundation

  • Georgetown Law Unpacks the Supreme Court’s 2024 Term: Civil Rights, Reproductive Health, and the Fight for Democracy
    Georgetown Law’s O’Neill Institute for National and Global Health Law hosted an event, sponsored by Ms and Feminist Majority Foundation, on July 1st reviewing the Supreme Court’s 2024 term and discussing the current crisis of health and democracy due to the Dobbs decision.  In honor of the 70th anniversary of... Read more »
  • Project 2025: A Dystopian Future
    Project 2025. What exactly is it? The 920 page document was written by The Heritage Foundation– a conservative think tank that has outlined their goals for the transition period if Donald Trump were to be elected as President in November. Heritage Foundation President Kevin D. Roberts has made it clear... Read more »
  • Taliban: Female athletes do not represent Afghanistan at the Paris Olympics this month.
    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has invited six Afghan athletes – three women and three men – in “consultation with Afghanistan’s largely exiled national Olympic committee.” However, the spokesman for the Taliban government’s sports directorate, Atal Mashwani, said “only three athletes are representing Afghanistan.” He continued, “in Afghanistan girls’ sports... Read more »
  • The Impact of the Supreme Court’s Presidential Immunity Ruling  
    On July 1st, the Supreme Court released its last round of decisions before their summer recess. One of these decisions, Trump vs. the United States (2024), changed the future of the executive office, and possibly our democracy.  After the January 6th insurrection in 2021, Special Council Jack Smith was assigned... Read more »
  • The Taliban has increased the flogging of women. This  brutality will not end unless the international community holds the Taliban accountable.
    In March this year, the Taliban’s Supreme Leader, Hibatullah Akhundzada, announced that the Taliban regime would resume the public stoning of women for crimes like adultery. The Taliban argues that this is “in line with Sharia and Islamic law” and will also punish other “moral crimes” in a similar fashion.... Read more »
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    Global Girl Media

  • Global Girl Media Greece Holds Community Screenings on GBV
    On July 11th in Athens, Greece, GGM held a celebration of its work on the project CARE-Community Based Prevention of GBV In Italy and Greece, held in partnership with International Rescue Committee (IRC) Hellas and Italy, Caritas Hellas, Global Girl Media Greece and Centro Penc, Palermo.The project started in February... Read more »
  • ANOTHER PALERMO
    A look at the city of Palermo, Sicily through the eyes of eight young migrant girls, either born to foreign parents or recently arrived in the city. A fresh look at the subtle ways racism and sexism intersect and when you’re young, how to deal.This video was produced by Global... Read more »
  • GGM Germany wins VEZ Volunteer Award
    The VEZ Voliunteer Awards in Germany selected GGM Germany, our newest chapter, as one of its awardees, honoring 21 projects from 201 applications that have impressed with their innovative and committed contributions. VEZ was particularly pleased that Global Girl Media Germany was bringing the second volunteer award in the women’s... Read more »
  • INSIGHT FASHION
    This film dives deep into thrift culture. The purpose is to familiarize people with thrifting. I want to understand why people thrift and how thrifting benefits them. In addition, I am curious to know their opinions on commercialising thrifting and how capitalism and inflation have affected them. Currently, the nature... Read more »
  • SEEING SOLID
    ‘Seeing Solid’ is a film that is engulfed by the admiration of the graffiti that surrounds the walls of Braamfontein, a suburb that has a concentrated student populace. Some businesses benefit from the artsy nature of the graffiti bombings, while other businesses pay securities to be the bane of people... Read more »
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    The Hair Pin

  • Talking With an Actual Tiny-House Future Resident
    Margaret Chandler, better known as remargaret, and her boyfriend Zach are embarking on a unique adventure in Charleston, South Carolina. They’re not just building any house; they’re constructing a tiny house, a cozy 315-square-foot home, including lofts. This journey is documented on their blog, the Charleston Tiny House, offering a... Read more »
  • Dream Interpretation: Dying Fathers and Falling Cars
    Dreams often serve as windows into the deep recesses of our subconscious mind, revealing inner truths and unresolved emotions. When we dream of our fathers passing away or cars plummeting, these are not just random scenarios but symbolic representations of deeper psychological processes. Carl Jung, a pioneer in dream analysis,... Read more »
  • The Ultimate Guide To Wearing A Jumpsuit – Tips For Rocking this Versatile Outfit
    If you learn nothing else from my tenure at The Hairpin, I want you to learn this: jumpsuits are the best item of clothing in the world. Jumpsuits, rompers, playsuits, whatever let me explain. Every fall people come at me with this bullshit about how fantastic layering is, like how... Read more »
  • Who’s the Most Important Person in Your Life? Testimonies
    While I was considering topics for this month’s discussion, Haley shared a memorable quote from Rachel Syme’s excellent profile of Broad City. It highlighted the deep connection between Abbi and Ilana, transcending mere friendship or business partnership to a rare and profound level of mutual understanding: “Our communication is constant,... Read more »
  • Celebrities All Have Little Real Teeth Under Their Big Fake Teeth
    Here’s something to think about: celebrities all have little tiny real teeth hiding under their big Hollywood fake teeth. Do you ever think about this? A mouth of secret lovelies, stained and forgotten. Little guys hiding, snug as a bug. Tiny teeth grown naturally — shh, they’re sleeping. Like many cosmetic procedures, the... Read more »

Gender equality & Documentary Films

Pantisocracy

Pantisocracy Season 5 E1: The Big Pause : Lisa Lambe sings 'Holding Back The Tide'

  • Pantisocracy Season 5 E1: The Big Pause : Lisa Lambe sings 'Holding Back The Tide'

  • Lisa McInerney: ‘The Glorious Heresies’ excerpt - Pantisocracy S4 E8

  • Elaine Feeney: "Rise" - Pantisocracy S4 E7

  • The Panti Monologue: 'Sex in the Digital City' - Pantisocracy S4 E8

  • The Pant Monologue ‘Sisters Are Doing It (for themselves)’ - Pantisocracy S4 E7

  • Fehdah: 'N'Saheli' - Pantisocracy S4 E7

  • Fehdah: Amhrán Mhuínse - Pantisocracy S4 E7

  • Leanne Harte: 'Wrote Away' - Pantisocracy S4 E8

  • Leanne Harte: 'Restless Sleepers' - Pantisocracy S4 E8

  • Nina Hynes: "Raging Fire" - Pantisocracy S4 E7

  • Nina Hynes: "Vagina" - Pantisocracy S4 E7

  • Tolu Makay: 'Goodbye' - Pantisocracy S4 E5

  • Síobhra Quinlan with Maebh McKenna: 'Flux'- Pantisocracy S4 E5

  • Declan O'Rourke: 'The Stars Over Kinvara'- Pantisocracy S4 E5

  • Steo Wall: 'Borstal Boy' - Pantisocracy S4 E6

  • Steo Wall: 'Ancient Wisdom' - Pantisocracy S4 E6

  • Caleb Kunle: 'Boogieman' - Pantisocracy S4 E6

  • Caleb Kunle: 'Beautiful' - Pantisocracy S4 E6

  • The Panti Monologue: 'Sticks and Stones' - Pantisocracy S4 E6

  • Erin Fornoff: 'Home'- Pantisocracy S4 E5

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Marguerite Kearns

Passing the torch of freedom & equality

  • Passing the torch of freedom & equality

  • Española Farmers Market has great produce!

  • Reading the Memoir and Family History by Marguerite Kearns

  • Happy Chinese New Year to "An Unfinished Revolution"

  • Sesame noodles for the Chinese New Year!

  • Suffrage Wagon Cooking School is a fun place to visit!

  • #Suffering for Suffrage—It's a free virtual race on Nov. 1, 2020 that will build determination and courage!

  • Marguerite Kearns talks about her suffrage activist grandparents—Edna Kearns & Wilmer Kearns!

  • A Toast to those Suffragists who came before us!

  • Overview of early women's rights on Suffrage Wagon News Channel!

  • Marguerite Kearns introduces the book, "An Unfinished Revolution"

  • Women are written into U.S. history!

  • Food—Upside down cake was a family affair at the Kearns household! Suffrage Wagon Cafe.

  • "Why am I the way I am?" Video from Marguerite Kearns.

  • The story of Edna and Bess—An Unfinished Revolution

  • The Women's Rights Movement was Out in Front during Centennial!

  • A Quaker Family of Activists during the Women's Suffrage Campaigning Era!

  • A Memoir by Marguerite Kearns—"An Unfinished Revolution"

  • A Virtual Visit to a Quaker Burial Ground in Pennsylvania

  • VOTE: It's a Right That Didn't Come Easy!

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FemTechNet

FTN_BioArt_V2.2021.mp4

  • FTN_BioArt_V2.2021.mp4

  • Keyword- Support

  • Veronica Paredes, Center For Solutions to Online Violence - Research Ethics and Social Media

  • micha cárdenas, Center For Solutions to Online Violence - Research Ethics and Social Media

  • Joss Greene, Center For Solutions to Online Violence - Research Ethics and Social Media

  • Izetta Autumn Mobley, Center For Solutions to Online Violence - Research Ethics and Social Media

  • Dorothy Kim, Center For Solutions to Online Violence - Research Ethics and Social Media

  • Alexandrina Agloro, Center For Solutions to Online Violence - Research Ethics and Social Media

  • FemTechNet Conference Radnote Dialogue "Organic Intellectualism: DJ Scholarship, Black Feminism and Erasure Resistance"

  • FemTechNet Conference Panel on Activism

  • FemTechNet Conference Panel on Mapping

  • FemTechNet Conference Panel on Labor

  • Introduction to FemTechNet's DOCC & Conference Overview

  • Performance FemTech Audio_Dec22

  • "Invisibility" by Liz Losh

  • "Discipline pt. 1" by Liz Losh and Alex Juhasz

  • "Clothing" by Liz Losh

  • "Archive pt. 1" by Liz Losh

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WomenWhoMake

ASOS - Go Play

  • ASOS - Go Play

  • Nike "The Force is Female"

  • FXX - Simpsons ID - Fluid

  • Stop Telling Women To Smile

  • kittykat96

  • Shakn "Manifiesto femenino"

  • July

  • Gretel - National Geographic Channel On Air Elements Stringout

  • Karen Palmer – The Future of Immersive Filmmaking

  • downtowngirlsbball

  • LOOKING GLASS

  • NIKE VOGUE

  • Blend 2017: Save the Date!

  • An Autobiography | Trailer

  • Why Not Now

  • SOMEBODY (Miranda July, 2014)

  • Pete Parkkonen "Kohta sataa"

  • Le clitoris - Animated Documentary (2016)

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All About Women 2017

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