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With The Recent Rise In Sexual Crimes In India, I Knew It Was Time To Share My Story

With The Recent Rise In Sexual Crimes In India, I Knew It Was Time To Share My Story

By Pooja Kannan *TW: mention of rape, sexual assault* Despite seeing so much progress, the rise in women’s rights movements, and feminist voices championing progress for women, sexual crimes are […]

Entertainment

Author Karen Walrond In Conversation With Tarana Burke About Balancing Joy With Activism

Author Karen Walrond In Conversation With Tarana Burke About Balancing Joy With Activism

The following excerpt is from Karen Walrond’s ‘The Lightmaker’s Manifesto: How to Work for Change without Losing Your Joy’, out November 2, 2021 from Broadleaf Books.In ‘The Lightmaker’s Manifesto’, Walrond […]

Interviews

Filmmaker Kylie Murphy Draws From #MeToo Headlines In Her Short Film “Green”

Filmmaker Kylie Murphy Draws From #MeToo Headlines In Her Short Film “Green”

It’s a short film that feels like the central storyline is ripped straight from the headlines, not once, but multiple times. Such is the case with ongoing news stories of […]

Feminism

'Not Done: Women Remaking America' | PBS

FEMINIST FRIDAY: Documentaries About The Women Of Color Leading Movements That Are Changing America

Welcome to another edition of Feminist Friday! It’s clear we are headed for change, not just in America but across the world. With 2020 being a pivotal year due to […]

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Tired Of Defending My Own: Thoughts On Punk Rock, White Supremacy, & The Fishbowl Life Of Ignorance

Tired Of Defending My Own: Thoughts On Punk Rock, White Supremacy, & The Fishbowl Life Of Ignorance

By Kaytie Coughlin Nothing gave me more strength and feeling of acceptance than Punk Rock and Emo Music did growing up. In fact, it gave me so much strength and […]

Feminism

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FEMINIST FRIDAY: Films That Remind Us Why More Women’s Stories Deserve To Be Heard

Welcome to another Feminist Friday! That part of our week where we share 3 videos we are currently watching that are centered around an intersectional feminist theme. This week it’s […]

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Novel “Beyond The Ghetto Gates” Includes #MeToo Themes In A Story Set During A Defining Period In Modern Jewish History

Novel “Beyond The Ghetto Gates” Includes #MeToo Themes In A Story Set During A Defining Period In Modern Jewish History

By Michelle Cameron In all honesty, I didn’t set out to write a historical novel that included #metoo themes. According to the strict definition of the term – women who […]

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The #MeToo Effect: How The Tide Is Turning Against NDAs For Sexual Misconduct

The #MeToo Effect: How The Tide Is Turning Against NDAs For Sexual Misconduct

By Laurie Girand Over one hundred women have accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct. Attorneys put six on the witness stand, two related to the charges, the other four testifying […]

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Military Vet Shares Her #MeToo Story And How She Conquered Her Victim-Blaming Demons

Military Vet Shares Her #MeToo Story And How She Conquered Her Victim-Blaming Demons

By AG Recently, a friend and I were contemplating our age and whether we had any regrets in life; specifically, from a woman’s perspective. I scanned my memory banks and […]

Causes

New Research Looks Into Why We Blame The Victim In Cases Of Sexual Abuse And Assault

New Research Looks Into Why We Blame The Victim In Cases Of Sexual Abuse And Assault

With the Harvey Weinstein trial in full swing, conversations about #metoo and rampant workplace sexual assault and harassment aren’t about to die out any time soon. The movement itself has […]

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New Documentary Goes Beyond The #MeToo Headlines Sharing A Series Of Powerful, Personal Stories

New Documentary Goes Beyond The #MeToo Headlines Sharing A Series Of Powerful, Personal Stories

We’ve all seen the headlines, heard the allegations, and been part of the collective anger and pain that the #MeToo movement has unearthed over the past few years. While the […]

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Is Hollywood Becoming More Supportive Of Female Filmmakers?

Is Hollywood Becoming More Supportive Of Female Filmmakers?

By Jori Hamilton In the history of the Academy Awards, only one woman has ever won the Oscar for “Best Director.” In 2010, Kathhryn Bigelow won the award for her […]

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Author Draws Parallels Between The Women’s Movement Of The 70s & Today’s #MeToo Movement In New Novel ‘Split Level’

Author Draws Parallels Between The Women’s Movement Of The 70s & Today’s #MeToo Movement In New Novel ‘Split Level’

By Sande Boritz Berger If I were still a young girl, I’d probably call him a loser, but because many decades have passed since I last saw him, I’m good […]

Causes

Women Raising Their Voices, In More Ways Than One, Will Change The World.

Women Raising Their Voices, In More Ways Than One, Will Change The World.

With Women’s History month upon us, and in the wake of the #metoo and #TimesUp movements, women everywhere are feeling more supported and heard than ever before, and are continuing […]

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How The #MeToo Movement Gave Me A Voice To Share My Own Story & Break My Silence.

How The #MeToo Movement Gave Me A Voice To Share My Own Story & Break My Silence.

By Rachel Cooper It’s taken me eight years to be able to say #metoo, or to realize that those words even apply to me. I didn’t know I was a […]