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The War on Suffrage. “Nine little Suffergets, Finding boys to hate, One kisses Willie Jones, And then there are Eight.”

The War on Suffrage

Ten Little Suffergets tells the sad tale of ten little girls who lose their pro-suffrage leanings when they spy shiny objects like toys, men, and the Sandman. The 1915 picture book ends with the final baby suffragette cracking her baby doll’s head open. “And then there were none!” Ends the book on a gleeful note. The suffrage movement, both in America and England, involved angry debates about the ideals of womanhood, the power and purpose of government, and how much beer everyone should be drinking.

Constitution.jpg (JPEG Image, 720 × 720 pixels) - Scaled (85%) 463293_247380665371175_1207578937_o.jpg (JPEG Image, 1476 × 1365 pixels) - Scaled (46%) Bitch Media. The Feminist Summer Reading List. Last week, an interview with Senator Al Franken inspired a list of feminist fictional heroines in books and movies that sparked quite a debate.

The Feminist Summer Reading List

But it’s summer now, and lots of people are looking for good books to wade into while they relax, vacation, or take in some sun. We’ve compiled a list of good feminist reads from the members of Women Action and the Media (WAM!) , who had enough great reads to keep us busy summer after summer for the next few decades at least.General Feminist Non-Fiction:Backlash: the Undeclared War on American Women – Susan FaludiThe Body Project – Joan Jacobs BrumbergCatfight! Best Feminist Fiction (524 books) The Feminist eZine. Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement - Duke Special Collections. Documents from theWomen's Liberation Movement An On-line Archival Collection Special Collections Library, Duke University [ Subject Categories | Keyword Search | Links ] The materials in this on-line archival collection document various aspects of the Women's Liberation Movement in the United States, and focus specifically on the radical origins of this movement during the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Documents from the Women's Liberation Movement - Duke Special Collections

Items range from radical theoretical writings to humourous plays to the minutes of an actual grassroots group. The Feminist Theory Website: English Introduction. The Feminist Theory Website provides research materials and information for students, activists, and scholars interested in women's conditions and struggles around the world.

The Feminist Theory Website: English Introduction

The goals of this website are: 1) to encourage a wide range of research into feminist theory, and 2) to encourage dialogue between women (and men) from different countries around the world. Hopefully, this will result in new connections, new ideas, and new information about feminist theory and women's movements. The Feminist Theory Website has three parts: 1) various fields within feminist theory; 2) different national / ethnic feminisms; and 3) individual feminists. All of these parts are updated and expanded regularly.

To access these pages, please click on the buttons in the left column. Dr. The Feminist Theory Website was initially published on the Internet on 6 November 1997. The Feminist Theory Website contains: 5425 bibliographical entries 0593 links to internet sites 0684 paragraphs giving information. S Magazine Winter 2012: Abortion. Frat Email Explains Women Are "Targets," Not "Actual People" I'm sure that there are going to be a lot of people who respond to something like this with the attitude that's it's not really a big deal.

Frat Email Explains Women Are "Targets," Not "Actual People"

I mean, yeah, it's pretty disgusting but like Free Speech and stuff and besides can't you take a joke, you humorless lesbian shitass? Here's the thing though. Straight White Male: The Lowest Difficulty Setting There Is. Guest Blogger Starling: Schrödinger’s Rapist: or a guy’s guide to approaching strange women without being maced « Shapely Prose.

Phaedra Starling is the pen name of a romance novelist and licensed private investigator living in small New York City apartment with two large dogs. She practices Brazilian jiu-jitsu and makes world-class apricot muffins. Gentlemen. Thank you for reading. Nerds and Male Privilege. Nerds and Male Privilege Part 2 – Deconstructing The Arguments. Twilight and Relationships. The Second Sexism is just victim-envy. Simone de Beauvoir, author of The Second Sex, would be twisting in her chignon.

Photograph: Hulton Archive/Getty Images Are men the new women? Are they having a harder time than silly moaning ladies? Has feminism gone too far? 5 Ways Modern Men Are Trained to Hate Women. I don't know what it's like to be a woman, so it's not easy for me to describe what it's like to be a man, because I don't know what you're using for context.

5 Ways Modern Men Are Trained to Hate Women

I'm going to do my best: Did you ever watch old cartoons where a character is starving on a desert island, and when another character approaches, he's so hungry that he imagines the other character as a talking piece of food? Via TV TropesThird panel omitted due to graphic content. It's like that for most men, most of the time. Sexual Objectification (Part 1): What is It? This is the first part in a series about how girls and women can navigate a culture that treats them like sex objects.

Sexual Objectification (Part 1): What is It?

Cross-posted at Ms., BroadBlogs, and Caroline Heldman’s Blog. Around since the 1970s and associated with curmudgeonly second-wave feminists, the phrase “sexual objectification” can inspire eye-rolling. The phenomenon, however, is more rampant than ever in popular culture. Today women’s sexual objectification is celebrated as a form of female empowerment. This has enabled a new era of sexual objectification, characterized by greater exposure to advertising in general, and increased sexual explicitness in advertising, magazines, television shows, movies, video games, music videos, television news, and “reality” television.

Striking a Pose (Women and Fantasy Covers) Uncategorized A while back, we had a discussion on the blog about the cover art for my princess novels.

Striking a Pose (Women and Fantasy Covers)

For the most part, I really like these covers, but they’re not perfect. Now I could talk about the way women are posed in cover art … or I could show you. I opted for the latter, in part because it helped me to understand it better. 3a32338v.jpg (1024×820) Gender.png (329×544) 1.png (PNG Image, 815 × 517 pixels) Women-in-media-infographic-final.jpeg (JPEG Image, 1024 × 768 pixels) - Scaled (82%) The trouble with women. Sheryl WuDunn: Our century's greatest injustice. Eve Ensler: Embrace your inner girl.

Bad Romance: Women's Suffrage. Video on Firefox. Bell_hooks-feminism_is_for_everybody.pdf (application/pdf-tiedosto) Don't Fall For the Media Circus! Information on Women's Health & Sexuality. Anatomy of an unsafe abortion. World Life Expectancy.

Shining Shoes Best Way Wall Street Women Outearn Men. Women who want to earn more on Wall Street than their male colleagues have one reliable option.

Shining Shoes Best Way Wall Street Women Outearn Men

They can set up a shoe-shine stand in Lower Manhattan. Female personal care and service workers, which include butlers, valets, house sitters and shoe shiners, earned $1.02 for every $1 their male counterparts made in 2010, according to census data compiled by Bloomberg. That job category, which covers 38,210 full-time workers in the U.S., was the only one of 265 major occupations where the median female salary exceeded the amount paid to men. The six jobs with the largest gender gap in pay and at least 10,000 men and 10,000 women were in the Wall Street-heavy financial sector: insurance agents, managers, clerks, securities sales agents, personal advisers and other specialists. INFOGRAPHIC: The Gender Divide - Brian McGill. How to Close the Gender Wage Gap in Just Seven Easy* Steps.

Global Rich List. What Congress Would Look Like If It Were Demographically Representative of America. Clashes of Money and Values: A Survey of Admissions Directors. Politics - Elizabeth Wurtzel - 1% Wives Are Helping Kill Feminism and Make the War on Women Possible. Being a mother isn't a real job -- and the men who run the world know it.

Politics - Elizabeth Wurtzel - 1% Wives Are Helping Kill Feminism and Make the War on Women Possible

NEW YORK -- When my mind gets stuck on everything that is wrong with feminism, it brings out the 19th century poet in me: Let me count the ways. Derailing for Dummies. A List Of Privilege Lists. Privilege by D.A. Clarke.