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Today’s women’s movement stands on the shoulders of countless women who fought against oppression in all its forms and won substantial reforms. From the abolitionist movement to the labor movement to the Civil Rights Movement,...

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Harassment of women in the video games industry, on- and off-line, has reached new lows with the recent GamerGate campaign. Games developer Zoe Quinn was accused by her ex-partner of sleeping with journalists in exchange...

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Fight the Attacks of the Right: No Faith in the Democrats In the US media and popular culture it is increasingly common to see women shown in places of political and economic power. However, the...

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Women Fight Back!

November 4, 2014

“Yes Means Yes” Law – A Step Forward in Countering the Campus Rape Crisis By Genevieve Morse, Shop Steward, MTA UMass (personal capacity) In September, a bill was signed into law in California that overhauls...

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This article was originally published on Crosscut.com On Thursday, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that for women, “it’s not really about asking for the raise, but knowing and having faith that the system will actually...

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Growing Resistance to Violence Against Women There is a noticeable shift in the country. Women are increasingly refusing to accept violence directed against them. The protests against sexual assault at Columbia University, the huge outcry...

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Time to Build a Powerful Movement for Equality The misogynistic massacre of Santa Barbara, California is yet another horrific expression of a society that is based on the constant oppression of women. However, this expression of...

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In the United States military, fighting wars abroad is the soldier’s primary duty. However, recent scandals within the military have exposed a different type of war in which service men have been increasingly engaging: the...

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The conclusions drawn by the influential feminist, Natasha Walter, in her latest book, Living Dolls, may surprise readers of her earlier material. In an honest reappraisal of her position, Walter now accepts that sexism and...

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“There’s nothing wrong with me the way I am. However, when I look in the mirror I see a FAT girl named Jennifer. Not ever good enough or right enough or pretty enough.” (www.eating.ucdavis.edu) That’s...

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