Here's the news on our radar today! • Yesterday was the anniversary of Roe v. Wade! Current polling shows that 52 percent of Americans support access to legal abortions. [AlJazeera] • Speaking of reproductive rights and the utter fear of going back to the 20th century, the women of Downton Abbey have been confronted with some serious issues surrounding birth control and unwanted pregnancy this season. Bitch Media
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1. There must be a widespread understanding that feminism does apply to men. Therefore, men who stand up for feminist issues may, and should, be identified as feminist. It is counterproductive and hypocritical to discuss gender equality while simultaneously creating a double standard towards males who share feminist values. (I think that the phrase "feminist male" should be dropped, as well. A feminist who identifies as female is never addressed as a "female feminist". 15 Aspects That Must Be Recognized In Third-Wave Feminism
Feministing | Young Feminists Blogging, Organizing, Kicking Ass Dear Chancellor Folt: A Native American student letter. Compare the NYT Mag‘s Hillary Clinton cover to their cover images for male politicians. Lori Adorable reviews Remedy. This video about women in the arts is kinda cool, but also ignores that creative things happen outside of the “art world.”
Feminist Art Art is the most basic form of visual communication because it is readily understood by the people seeing it. Thus feminist art has a direct and immediate impact on people and the ability to influence minds. In a world inundated with advertising selling sex feminist art takes a stand for women's rights and freedom of choice. Feminist Art History ArchiveOverview of Feminist Artists of the 20th CenturyInside the FeministFeminist Revolt in PolandThe Faces of Cindy ShermanJoyce WielandWilliam Blake's EcofeminismAmerican CatastrophesCindy ShermanWar Goddess: The Varga Girls, WWII and FeminismDisinterestedness & Political ArtWhite Box Gallery: Sex and Race in Contemporary GalleriesTurkish Feminist ArtistsThe Legacy of 1970s Feminist Artistic PracticesEstonian Feminist ArtCritical Position within Feminist Conceptual PracticesThe Rise of Feminism & Feminist Art in TaiwanWhy Have There Been No Great Women Artists? The Feminist eZine
Killing Us Softly 4: Advertisings Image of Women [Trailer] - Available on DVD - StumbleUpon
Zelda Lily, Feminism in a Bra The title of this piece is the worst excuse I’ve ever heard for being selfish. “It’s not an affair, we’re in love”, no you’re just unable to control your biological urges you’re no better than an animal, apologize for setting back our evolution. I Saying this is just another way of saying “I’m sorry, but it’s not my fault”. That’s not a real apology…and neither is this nonsense that Rielle Hunter, ex-mistress of John Edwards, is touting as a public apology.
Documentary - The Perfect Vagina Description What began as a wander through the wacky world of genital plastic surgery became a passionate documentary about modern femininity, The Perfect Vagina. After My Penis and Everyone Else's, it’s now time to look at womens insecurities. Women are undergoing surgery to create perfect genitalia amid a “shocking” lack of information on the potential risks of the procedure, a report says.
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. Items range from radical theoretical writings to humourous plays to the minutes of an actual grassroots group. The items in this on-line collection are scanned and transcribed from original documents held in Duke's Special Collections Library.