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Hillary Clinton being a boss (video)

Tweet History will look at Hillary Clinton as someone who never gave up and continued to succeed, despite being knocked down over and over again. She will be seen as a polarizing trailblazer who finally found her voice — leading to eventual success as First Lady, Senator, and Secretary of State. Once in positions of [...]
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Goodbye, Rita

TweetToday we say goodbye to one of the most kickass women I have ever read about. Her name was Rita Levi Montalcini and she was a 103-year-old feminist. A daughter of a man she herself defined as Victorian, she got a degree in Medicine without his consent and she pursued her studies, racial laws against [...]
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What we can learn from women rappers

Tweet Ed. note: This post is part of the second round of the Feministing “So You Think You Can Blog” contributor contest (background here). Stay tuned all week as our six finalists take turns turns covering the blog and giving us a sense of their personal contributor style. The winner of the contest and newest [...]
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Feminist literature of the 1970s

TweetThe 1970s are often considered the most important decade for feminism in terms of political action. Yet the feminist literature of those times is often overlooked. Here is a description of that literature, arranged in order of the author’s birthdates. I hope it will be of use, or at least of amusement, to you. Carol [...]
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This is what 9th-century Byzantine feminism sounds like: St. Kassia

Tweet A SYTYCB entry Talk to the hand.  So there is a lot of  real talk shit-talk about The Church and its ever-metastasizing list of codified injustices to women making the rounds on the internet, but lest we forget about the female pioneers who fought — and, like the recent slew of bad-ass nuns who are [...]
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