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Feminist Film Fridays: Gillian Robespierre’s “Obvious Child”

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Welcome to Feminist Film Fridays, where we review bomb movies made by bomb women. Whether they be classics of old, anthems of new, or somewhere in between, we’ve got your fem-film fix here… Continue reading

U.S. National Women’s Soccer Team: World Champions, Second-Class Citizens

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The numbers are in, and the U.S.’s victorious match against Japan in the FIFA Women’s World Cup Final was one of the most watched sports event of the year, attracting more viewers stateside… Continue reading

Get to Know the Women Behind Hillary’s Campaign

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Hillary Clinton has hedged her bid for the democratic nomination much less afraid of the word “feminism” than she was in ‘08. During the former Secretary of State’s last campaign, Hillary shied away from… Continue reading

Nobel Laureate’s Controversial Remarks Underscore the need for more Women in STEM

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Late last week, Tim Hunt, a Nobel Laureate scientist, made international headlines after his sexist remarks regarding the “problem” with “girl” scientists went viral. He resigned from his post as honorary professor at… Continue reading

Is Monica Lewinsky a Feminist Icon?

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Monica Lewinsky is the punch line to the joke of our age: young woman falls for powerful man, young woman is forever marked by her sexuality, man is allowed the understanding of sexuality as… Continue reading

Should we all Wear a Uniform to Work?

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As women there is so much that defines us, and too often, it’s not us. The “feminine aesthetic” is as mutable as it is descriptive, and though we’ve arguably achieved a far greater… Continue reading