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The most fascinating performances in film come from Actors whose distinct presence elevates the work. Star Annette Bening's performance, equal parts hilarious and touching, propels "20th Century women" from otherwise simple conventionality to absolute ...
Demonstrated. I've often said that for being Pro-Choice, most seem to prefer one choice over another one. And again, we see an example of modern tolerance.
It is even fairly feminist in that Mia instigates the relationship, pursuing Sebastian several times until he allows himself to be won.
North Central College turned to stories to honor Martin Luther King Jr. during this week of remembrance and to a storyteller whose writings have been hailed as the "quintessential exploration of modern feminism." Roxane Gay, a feminist author, cultural ...
Certain as the sun rising in the East, grown children of the '90s are losing their minds over the upcoming live-action Beauty and the Beast film, to be released in March.
In the course of his films, Bond used his club-land charm to seduce 58 of them, inviting feminists to condemn him as a woman-hater who wants his 'girls' to iron shirts, leap into bed with him and then look grateful.
From an initial peek, Prototype PGH, the new Oakland-based feminist makerspace, doesn't look like much. In the infant organization's room in the old Blumcraft building, tools hang on the wall and there's a unicorn mask in the corner, but what you see ...
Two years later, Kendaru and the rest of an on-campus Feminist organization called The Feminist Make-Space are hosting a week-long panel event, "Goddamn Independent women: A Series," that aims to show rushing freshmen and sophomore women that ...
Destiny Herndon-De La Rosa applied for her organization, New Wave feminists, to become a formal partner of the march in early January.
In the book "Freedom Fallacy: The Limits of Liberal Feminism", Meghan Murphy describes how context is important when deciding what exactly a woman is "choosing" in a situation.
A watercolour painting by Caroline Louisa Daly, "government House In Winter With Sleigh, c. 1854-59, watercolour on paper" is shown in this undated handout photo.
Justin Trudeau is a Feminist. You know that, because he doesn't shut up about it. So what's a current Feminist issue? Well, I'll show you footage of some women in Iran daring to ride motorbikes - then the sharia police arresting them. (Just like they ...
Courtesy the Artist; "Off the Wall" features the work of Graffiti artists Derric Clemmons, Ronit Wiener, and John Yaou. There's plenty to do this week.
Unsatisfied with its stable of failed "Feminist" comic arcs, Marvel has introduced another ham-fisted, female-focused short-run comic, ostensibly designed to encourage women to enter the Marvel universe and become fans of its heroes.
Cassie Jaye makes a documentary that changes her life.
A topless activist from the feminist group Femen attacked a lifesize statue of Donald Trump during an unveiling ceremony at a waxwork museum in Madrid.
Marvel's new Feminist comic, the Unstoppable Wasp, isn't just bad. Its insulting to women.
Barack Obama knows his books. The US president and accomplished memoirist has a well-documented appetite for reading that spans literature, history, popular fiction, and more.
U.S. President Barack Obama's transgender bathroom mandate is now facing a joint challenge from a Christian and a feminist group, who are concerned that the policy exposes woman and girls to potential danger. (Reuters/Lucy Nicholson)A ...
feminist Avant-Garde draws entirely on the Viennese Sammlung Verbund Collection, which has been gathering photographic and video works from the 1970s feminist art movement since 2004. Curator Anna Dannemann has arranged more than 200 works ...
What would eventually become known as the See Red women's Workshop started quite simply: a 1974 ad placed in a Feminist magazine in the U.K. inviting women artists to challenge the rampage of negative images of women in media and advertising.
Barack Obama knows his books. The US president and accomplished memoirist has a well-documented appetite for reading that spans literature, history, popular fiction, and more.
Leaflet-strewn tables promoting the ACLU, the women's March and the Living Wage Coalition greeted audience members streaming into the YBCA Theater on ...
Conway was criticized by many women who viewed her choice of being a stay-at-home mother as Anti-Feminist. They felt that giving up the opportunity of being financially independent meant she was caving into the expectations that her family had from her.
Canadian designer Amie Cunningham will be one of 50 women wearing her eye-catching bra in the Women's March on Washington, D.C..
feminists are ready to fight for equality like never before. We're here to work, we're here to speak up for what's right, and we're here to stay.
Political tumult and provocative art have a symbiotic relationship that is being rekindled in the wake of Donald Trump's presidential victory.
she wrote in excitement to her friend and patron Lady Rhondda, founder of the Feminist newspaper Time and Tide. The politician Shirley Williams, Vera Brittain's daughter, who remembers Holtby from her early childhood, called South Riding "the great ...
Want to support women, and get some cool gear out of it at the same time? Whether you're looking to wear it loud and proud at the Women's March on Washington D.C.
Jennifer Mathieu's upcoming book follows a 16-year-old who starts a feminist revolution at her high school.
After a hard-fought, often-ugly campaign, businessman and reality television star Donald Trump will be sworn in as president on January 20.
After spending a relaxing few days on a private island in the Bahamas, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau was back to work this week. And he managed to do ...
Many feminists are despondent in the post-Hillary era. But the four co-chairs of the women's March on Washington, scheduled to be the first major act of resistance in the Trump era, say that people who believe in equal rights can't afford to get depressed.
She is selling us traditional femininity and support of male power in a feminist bow.
feminists, myself included, were shocked by Hillary's loss, but in hindsight we can see that the writing on the wall throughout the campaign.
Egyptian feminists and women human rights defenders (WHRDs) Azza Soliman and Mozn Hassan have had a taste of all the patriarchal weapons the state can muster to stifle their activism, which are typical of the tools normally used by both state (and ...
The last time Jessica Boylston-Fagonde felt this sort of despair, it was after the June 2015 massacre at the Emanuel AME church that left nine innocents slaughtered on the church basement floor.
Goddess and God in the World is Feminist theologians Carol P. Christ and Judith Plaskow's effort to model how to disagree about something basic and still find plenty of common ground for action.
Having spent the first week of 2017 still reminiscing the year that was, here's hoping that in the year that is yet to be, we see the Feminist struggle in India take a turn for the better, the battles not being lost to the Savarna Feminist discourse ...
The Worst Witch is, essentially, a story aimed at bookish young women that deals with imposter syndrome.
For most of 2016, feminism seemed to be thriving. Powerful, complex women were beamed into our living rooms every evening on Scandal, Orange is the New ...
I'm traveling for Christmas and Hanukkah, and am reading the latest issue, "Reasons to Love New York 2016," of New York Magazine.
Rabat (AFP) - Moroccan author Asma Lamrabet is used to multi-tasking -- mixing her writing with a career in medicine -- but perhaps her most noteworthy balancing act is being both a faithful Muslim and a committed Feminist. A tireless advocate for ...
In a country where we have never had a woman president and where we still fall shamefully below parity when it comes to women's representation in government and business, the idea that our first black president was also our first openly feminist ...
In the Mail & Guardian on December 2 2016, Friday editor Milisuthando Bongela lamented the dilemma of her white friend's patriarchal oppression and the lack ...
I am a woman. I am also a Feminist. You would think these two things come together, a sort of package deal. But for many women, that is not the case.
It does the 41-year-old a disservice to consider her career only in terms of her gender, but it's true that many, unfairly or not, heralded her as a Feminist hero upon her ascension. A young, smart, capable woman was going to save one of the most well ...
People have been writing about feminism as long as the movement has been around. Classics like Kate Millet's Sexual politics, Betty Friedan's The Feminine Mystique, and Audre Lorde's Sister Outsider were considered groundbreaking at the time of their ...
Whether it was Viola Davis telling Meryl Streep how much the esteemed actress has inspired her or Evan Rachel Woods' tuxedo fashion statement, there were multiple Feminist moments at the Golden Globes this year. women supporting women and lifting ...


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