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From Mary Wollstonecraft and Simone de Beauvoir to Judith Butler and bell hooks: a group for people who like thinking about the history, philosophy and politics of what it means to 'be' a 'woman'.

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Representation of women in the media, stage back and front 99LolaWalser, Yesterday 1:00pmignore
Putting a woman on US paper currency 4sparemethecensor, Sunday 1:38pmignore
Who is a woman: femininity vs. stereotype 9LolaWalser, Saturday 11:51amignore
How Sexism Affects Women’s Health Every Day 1LolaWalser, June 30ignore
Female fighters against the Islamic State 4LolaWalser, June 28ignore
"Why This Woman Is Suing a Tampon Company After Losing Her Leg" 1Rozax, June 24ignore
Anne Gaylor, Feminist - Activist - Freethinker 3FrancoisTremblay, June 21ignore
Uses of female images (sex & violence, of course) 17LolaWalser, June 19ignore
"Personality" judgements of women vs. men 17LolaWalser, June 19ignore
Grown men and high school girls 1LolaWalser, June 12ignore
Publisher says it will only publish books by women 2LolaWalser, June 12ignore
Something different 3LolaWalser, May 28ignore
Babayaga's House opens in Paris 4LolaWalser, May 27ignore
Mayhem 4krolik, May 14ignore
Discrimination against women, global examples 15sturlington, May 8ignore
The beginnings of Gamergate 4Rozax, May 2ignore
Mansfeel Park and Mansplaining 2FrancoisTremblay, April 21ignore
Oh, yes, female body hate is perfectly natural! Can't help them silly pink genes! 4elisa.saphier, April 7ignore
Are women safe on the "bookternet?" 23LolaWalser, March 31ignore
Women arrested on charges of "fetal homicide" 60Jesse_wiedinmyer, March 31ignore
Most Misogynist Book You've Ever Read. 29aulsmith, March 23ignore
Rape and other physical violence: is it better to resist or endure? 3LolaWalser, March 3ignore
Maid of the North / Feminist Fairy Tales 8aulsmith, March 2ignore
Turkish President Says Women Shouldn’t Be Considered Equals 30LolaWalser, February 25ignore
Not the usual fashion models: acid attack survivors and others 3LolaWalser, February 20ignore
The Story of O 16aulsmith, February 15ignore
Does misogyny diminish a work of art? 13LolaWalser, February 9ignore
Erasing the comfort women 7Nickelini, February 6ignore
Street harassment 42Rozax, February 3ignore
The answer to violence against women 45southernbooklady, February 1ignore
Bad Feminist 11avaland, January 28ignore
Remember Montreal 6LolaWalser, December 2014ignore
The "average" female body (possibly Not Safe For Work) 8elisa.saphier, November 2014ignore
San Jose Sharks (hockey) fans react to proposed "Ice Girls" 5Rozax, October 2014ignore
Trigger warnings and feminism 66Helcura, June 2014ignore
Reading bell hooks for the first time 2susanbooks, May 2014ignore
Literary Ageism 16LolaWalser, May 2014ignore
Tropes vs. Women in Video Games 12Rozax, April 2014ignore
Sexual Assault 101 or Foundational Rape Culture Books 1elisa.saphier, April 2014ignore
Luce Irigaray 2LyzzyBee, April 2014ignore
Audre Lorde 11susanbooks, March 2014ignore
Women and Islamic law 47sistersapphist, March 2014ignore
American Gods (OLTOB)? 9LucindaLibri, March 2014ignore
The female condition, illustrated in letter and example 30elisa.saphier, March 2014ignore
Short Film: "The Oppressed Majority" (NSFW) 1Rozax, February 2014ignore
Theory/reading to explain why equality is necessary in an environment with strong gender roles 28knownever, February 2014ignore
Introduction: A Syllabus 19knownever, February 2014ignore
How do you deal with antifeminists? 2Booksloth, January 2014ignore
GD Brianna Wu explains why women won’t be part of voting for 2013's best video game. 6Rozax, January 2014ignore
Dudebro thinks "muddy people" picture disproves objectification 3PolymathicMonkey, December 2013ignore
The feminists are taking over 9PolymathicMonkey, December 2013ignore
Blog: "Men Want A Woman That Can Sell" 35Jesse_wiedinmyer, November 2013ignore
3 women graduate Marine infantry course; will be assigned to non-infantry jobs 2elisa.saphier, November 2013ignore
Feminism, Disney style 10eromsted, November 2013ignore
"Can the Marines Survive Girly Hats?" 21Jesse_wiedinmyer, October 2013ignore
David Gilmour only teaches books by straight white guys 14HarryMacDonald, October 2013ignore
'Real Housewife' Melissa Gorga's New Book Advocates Marital Rape 9Booksloth, October 2013ignore
Veet posts sexist ad on facebook; backlash ensues 11susanbooks, September 2013ignore
Neck rings as a woman-hating practice 34avaland, September 2013ignore
What is "Feminist Fiction"? 16avaland, September 2013ignore
Second Sex--thoughts? 8LucindaLibri, August 2013ignore
Coming of Age / Social Construction of Femininity Novels and Stories 13sparemethecensor, August 2013ignore
sex vs rape 30elisa.saphier, June 2013ignore
Patrick Stewart Gives Passionate Response to Question At Comicpalooza 2013 3Rozax, May 2013ignore
Wikipedia's separating women out of "American novelists" 17Rozax, May 2013ignore
Not meaning "feline"... 8Rozax, May 2013ignore
Coverflip: Maureen Johnson Calls For An End To Gendered Book Covers With An Amazing Challenge 3Helcura, May 2013ignore
If Only We Could Talk About Abusing Women Like We Do Abusing Cats 7Rozax, April 2013ignore
The Client List 1Rozax, March 2013ignore
Charlotte Allen blames Sandy Hook tragedy on lack of male presence 17nandadevi, February 2013ignore
7-yr-old Zora Ball, youngest person to create mobile app video game 1Rozax, February 2013ignore
Goodbye, Julia Penelope 17sistersapphist, January 2013ignore
World time-line of feminists 10quicksiva, January 2013ignore
Distributor Censorship of The MILF Diet 30southernbooklady, January 2013ignore
"Bosses Can Fire Hot Workers For Being 'Irresistible': All-Male Court" 33Booksloth, January 2013ignore
The mother of women's studies, Gerda Lerner, has died at 92 2janeajones, January 2013ignore
"Rudolph the Sexist Reindeer" 7Rozax, December 2012ignore
[Women on Top] 2LolaWalser, December 2012ignore
Barneys and Disney have decided that Minnie Mouse is too fat 30Rozax, November 2012ignore
[The End of Men and the Rise of Women] 4LolaWalser, October 2012ignore
Why the Public Slut Shaming of Kristen Stewart Matters for Young Women 8Rozax, October 2012ignore
"Science! It's a girl thing!" 7PedrBran, October 2012ignore
50 shades of grey (it was inevitable)... 8Rozax, October 2012ignore
Lady Ada Day 1Rozax, October 2012ignore
Ms. Magazine Blog's Readers 100 Best Nonfiction Books of All Time 7Periodista, September 2012ignore
"Science! It's a girl thing!" 1Rozax, August 2012ignore
2012 Interesting Articles 6sweetiegherkin, July 2012ignore
Are fallen women always punished in literature? What about men? 20goonergirl1982, July 2012ignore
Best 100 Nonfiction books on Women 44MissTrudy, June 2012ignore
Boston API Jam loses sponsors over sexist langauage 13Rozax, June 2012ignore
Arizona bill declares women pregnant two weeks before conception 6avaland, May 2012ignore
Marketing and misogyny 11FrancoisTremblay, May 2012ignore
What would Jesus do at the Masters? 5Nickelini, April 2012ignore
A Comedy Showrunner's Lament And The Status Of Lady Jokes - NPR 1Rozax, April 2012ignore
Books that pass the "Bechdel Test" 16knownever, March 2012ignore
2011 Interesting Articles 40avaland, January 2012ignore
Girl with the Dragon Tattoo 5HanGerg, January 2012ignore
Contemporary Nonfiction 54Nickelini, November 2011ignore
new book - fictionalized women's history 1chriswind, November 2011ignore
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