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“Carla, I don’t want to taste my own menstrual blood!” What feminism means to Carla Busazi, UK Editor-in-Chief of the Huffington Post

TweetThe Cambridge Union and Huffington Post’s Forum on “What Feminism Means Today” exhibited a number of different views from a diverse panel of successful women. For Lucy-Anne Holmes, founder of the ‘No To Page Three’ Campaign feminism is about “trying to make women feel as powerful and as fabulous as they can”. For Conservative MP [...]
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Man Can Cook: Michael Pollan, The Food Movement and Feminism 101

TweetThe interwebs have been abuzz with the news of Michael Pollan’s latest book release. Cooked is Pollan’s homage to home cooking, an attempt to urge us all back into the kitchen, to reclaim from corporations “one of the greatest satisfactions in life.” Pollan argues that home cooking is both a personal pleasure and a moral imperative [...]
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Dear ‘Gentleman Scholar’: Shaking hands with a woman is easy

TweetYou see a business associate at a conference. You meet a new co-worker at the plant. Your boss wants to meet with you for a second. But there’s a complication! The person in question is a woman. Tricky stuff. What do you do? Hold out your hand. Shake it two to three times firmly whilst [...]
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Republican women! Wake up!

Tweet“Who keeps binders full of women?” This was a question Bill Maher asked last Friday night; it’s a question I’ve been asking myself since the second presidential debate. Bill Maher’s answer was “serial killers,” but when Mitt Romney first uttered this phrase, I visualized a wealthy man flipping through a catalog of high-priced call girls. [...]
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Record number of woman running for Congress? Big deal.

Tweet A SYTYCB entry More evidence that the 2012 election is getting really mcreally: nearly 300 women have filed to run for House of Representatives’ seats. As Kimberly Killen pointed out earlier today, many are in a tizzy over this record breaking high of women candidates. Exciting stuff? Maybe, for Americans. But international stats on [...]
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