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17 of History’s Most Rebellious Women. Privilege. New Comic!


Note: A version of this comic without the word ‘fuck’ can be found here. Another note: a poster of this comic can be purchased here. Another another note: A Swedish version of this comic can be found here. Oh my, another long one. When I was writing this one out I just kept thinking of all the times I have been a real jerk because I didn’t understand the structural way that privilege is reenforced. As I get older I feel so much more responsible for how I contribute to this with my privilege; I wish I could go back 10 years and tell myself not to be so willfully ignorant and stupid about some of these things. Transcript below: Privilege refers to the uneven distribution of power within a society. Privilege is a fact, not an insult! Privilege is not absolute. Take me for example! While I am mentally ill, queer, and currently occupy a non-normative internal gender identity, I occupy several positions of privilege as well: I’m white I pass as a cisgender woman 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Alternative libertaire. Non-mixité : deux petits mots qui donnent lieu à de grands débats.

Alternative libertaire

Celles qui en sont partisanes se voient très vite taxées de vilaines féministes séparatistes. Pourtant, c’est un outil politique émancipateur, essentiel dans le processus de conscientisation propre aux luttes féministes. En tant que membres de la catégorie sociale « femmes », on subit au quotidien tout un tas d’agressions : sifflements, réflexions sexistes, pubs, mains aux fesses, plaisanteries machistes... Nous avons également toutes été confrontées plus ou moins directement aux violences sexuelles, à travers notre vécu personnel ou celui de proches. Mysmudge. Campagne de sensibilisation sur le consentement: Être attentif au langage non verbal Pour communiquer ses envies et ses attentes, il est toujours plus facile d’utiliser le même mode de communication des deux côtés.


Projet Crocodiles. “Mi-Juillet, donc 5 mois après avoir porté plainte et 9 mois après l’agression, deux enquêteurs du Comité P m’ont contacté, ils voulaient me rencontrer pour éclaircir l’enquête.

Projet Crocodiles

Tout d’abord, ils ont insisté sur le fait que j’avais fait le pire parcours imaginable, qu’ils étaient surpris que ça soit possible, que la procédure ne s’était pas du tout déroulée comme prévue et qu’à chaque fois qu’un professionnel aurait pu me venir en aide ça n’a pas été le cas. Ma plainte a donc permis de cibler plusieurs fautes graves et pas seulement le comportement de madame S. 10 Amazing Women Who Led Rebellions. History Male revolutionaries such as Che Guevara have gone down as heroes for leading rebellions against “the Man.” But forgotten by history are the women who took on far greater powers than Fulgencio Batista. Throughout the ages, women have led rebellions and revolutions which took on the might of the Roman Empire and the vast wealth of the British East India Company. 10 Yaa Asantewaa Yaa Asantewaa, described as the African Joan of Arc, was Queen Mother of the Edweso region, part of the former Asante Kingdom and now modern-day Ghana.

When the Asante began to resist British rule, the British Governor, Lord Hodgson, demanded that they turn over their Golden Stool, used as a throne and symbol of independence. Shortly after, on March 28, 1900, what was left of the monarchy was assembled and the British Captain demanded the Stool. This speech caused the Yaa Asantewaa War for Independence to break out on the same day. 9 Corazon Aquino 8 Laskarina Bouboulina. 28 Most Iconic Feminist Moments of 2013.

During an appearance on Fox's Sean Hannity Show, Zerlina Maxwell was invited to speak about guns, rape, and violence.

28 Most Iconic Feminist Moments of 2013

As a rape survivor, she had a lot of notable reasons to shame conservatives who believe the solution to ending rape resides in giving out more guns. "I think the entire conversation is wrong. I don't want anybody to be telling women anything. Non, c'est NON ! Rapport de la journée de réflexion sur les violences sexuelles. 101 Everyday Ways for Men to Be Allies to Women. Des féministes étudiantes rétablissent les faits sur la Coalition des Humoristes Indignés.

Plusieurs choses ont été dites à propos du spectacle de la CHI.

Des féministes étudiantes rétablissent les faits sur la Coalition des Humoristes Indignés

Même sur l’axe du mad, un blogue à tendance satirique comptant dans ses rangs quelques humoristes, les opinions divergent. Dating tips for the feminist man. Reviewed by Media Co-op editors. copyeditedfact checkededitors' pick [?]

dating tips for the feminist man

Dating tips for the feminist man Blog posts reflect the views of their authors, and are not subject to Media Co-op journalistic standards. Dating Tips for the Feminist Man This post is in honour of male feminists and their dating rituals. The Feminist Guide To Non-Creepy Flirting. No one wants to come across as “creepy”, especially not to the attractive person they’ve just approached.

The Feminist Guide To Non-Creepy Flirting

In the case of men who approach women, the word creepy doesn’t even need to be said. A cold shoulder, quick step, or plain old rejection from a woman or her group of friends can signal to some men that they’ve just been dismissed as a “creep”. So what exactly is a creep? A creep isn’t always the spray tanned, aggressively narcissistic jerk who treats women like crap as a way of hitting on them. A creepy person could be anyone of any gender or sexual orientation, well-meaning or otherwise, who makes someone else feel unsafe, uncomfortable, or wary. For this article, we’re going to focus on the social norms and expectations targeting straight men.

But thankfully tons of guys don’t actually engage in creepy behavior (yay!) The good news for people who don’t want to come across as creepy is that they have some level of control over how they make other people feel. 1. 2. 3. Easy mistake.