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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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Tags: feminism (3), women (3), philosophy (2), politics (2), feminist (2), (show all)beliefs (1), theory (1), critical theory (1), women's history (1), social change (1), social action (1), Membership Defined (1)

Administrators: futuransky (creator)

Moderator: southernbooklady

Group terms: We seek on-topic, respectful, and constructive discussion about feminism. The validity of feminism is a given. Dissent is acceptable; disruption is not. Comments should pertain to the thread topic. Obnoxious, insulting, abusive, and threatening comments are unacceptable.

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How do you keep going? 7lorax, Sunday 9:49pmignore
Best 100 Nonfiction books on Women 46MarthaJeanne, Saturday 1:58amignore
The Feminist Theory Reading Thread 137southernbooklady, July 19ignore
Representation of women in the media, stage back and front, 2 1LolaWalser, July 16ignore
Discrimination against women, global examples, vol. 2 151Taphophile13, July 11ignore
Who do you like to read online?--links to blogs etc. 4LolaWalser, July 8ignore
Wonder Woman as Role Model 16Tid, July 1ignore
The nice news 29MarthaJeanne, June 25ignore
The misc. thread, 2 35LolaWalser, June 22ignore
The Second Sex — 2016 group read 59LolaWalser, May 24ignore
The misc. thread 249jennybhatt, April 29ignore
Reproductive rights under assault 32LolaWalser, April 27ignore
Women take the streets 17sturlington, April 6ignore
Representation of women in the media, stage back and front 165LolaWalser, March 28ignore
March 8 9lorax, March 9ignore
Womens March on Washington January 21 65sturlington, February 9ignore
RESIST! A thread with laughter, singing and dancing... 7LolaWalser, February 4ignore
on "women" writers (and more) part 2 168sparemethecensor, January 31ignore
White feminism and intersectionality 9southernbooklady, January 29ignore
Female Misogyny 49anoplph0ra, January 28ignore
In memoriam 14LolaWalser, December 2016ignore
Maybe American Men Should Sit This Election Out... 218LolaWalser, December 2016ignore
Remember Montreal 7LolaWalser, December 2016ignore
So many "feminisms"--where's the common ground? 14southernbooklady, November 2016ignore
Womens' International Terrorist Conspiracy from Hell (W.I.T.C.H.) 4LolaWalser, October 2016ignore
Does misogyny diminish a work of art? 25timspalding, October 2016ignore
The inevitable sexism of the presidential campaign 141johnthefireman, October 2016ignore
Hi There 4lamotamant, September 2016ignore
Sex Education 1LolaWalser, September 2016ignore
Teaching men not to rape 94Taphophile13, September 2016ignore
Stanford Rapist. 80RidgewayGirl, September 2016ignore
Rape Culture 39Jesse_wiedinmyer, August 2016ignore
Religious gender discrimination 7Jesse_wiedinmyer, August 2016ignore
Women-only communities 5LolaWalser, July 2016ignore
The books men should read 97jennybhatt, July 2016ignore
Prosecuting sexual violence 2elenchus, July 2016ignore
Discrimination against women, global examples 216LolaWalser, July 2016ignore
On emotional labor 128jennybhatt, June 2016ignore
Feminism and fashion 43librorumamans, June 2016ignore
Nominations for group moderator 59LolaWalser, June 2016ignore
Discussion of Proposed Code of Conduct for This Group 74lilithcat, June 2016ignore
Sexual Harassment: The Double Standard 2krazy4katz, June 2016ignore
bookclub? 3southernbooklady, June 2016ignore
No words 40librorumamans, June 2016ignore
Vote on moderation — OPEN 29southernbooklady, June 2016ignore
Mansplaining Feminism 18sparemethecensor, June 2016ignore
Electing a group moderator. 30timspalding, June 2016ignore
“There’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help each other!” 124sturlington, June 2016ignore
on "women" writers (and more) 333sturlington, May 2016ignore
All the single ladies vs. fetishization of marriage 38LolaWalser, May 2016ignore
Second Sex--thoughts? 11jennybhatt, March 2016ignore
fun feminist read 2LolaWalser, March 2016ignore
Women and Pain 5Taphophile13, March 2016ignore
Oxford University Press, Misogyny Central 8Jesse_wiedinmyer, March 2016ignore
How to do/think "intersectionality" 2LolaWalser, March 2016ignore
Gloria Steinem interview 6RidgewayGirl, February 2016ignore
Fat 11librorumamans, February 2016ignore
Unpaid Work, Also Generally Known as Women's Work 6jennybhatt, February 2016ignore
The sexual misery of the Arab world 9LolaWalser, February 2016ignore
What good is an opinion that cannot withstand a little scrutiny? 12Jesse_wiedinmyer, February 2016ignore
Prostitution 21elisa.saphier, February 2016ignore
Trying to express my inarticulate rage... 77southernbooklady, February 2016ignore
Babayaga's House opens in Paris 5LolaWalser, February 2016ignore
Michelle Obama for SCOTUS 10lilithcat, February 2016ignore
Nauseated by Peyton Manning 4elisa.saphier, February 2016ignore
Feminism and Politics 8LolaWalser, February 2016ignore
Rape Advocates Forced to Cancel Meet-Up Due to Safety Fears 38Jesse_wiedinmyer, February 2016ignore
Reply 2LolaWalser, February 2016ignore
Hello 4PaulaDail, February 2016ignore
Misogyny in slasher films and horror in general 15barney67, February 2016ignore
Mansplaining, Part LCXXXVII 63RidgewayGirl, February 2016ignore
A woman-made language 8librorumamans, February 2016ignore
Women's Rights and the USA Presidential Campaign 3RidgewayGirl, February 2016ignore
Book suggestions on feminism and anthrozoology? 3LolaWalser, December 2015ignore
Online abuse reserved for women 117krazy4katz, December 2015ignore
Female fighters against the Islamic State 10LolaWalser, December 2015ignore
Columbia's City of Women 5LolaWalser, December 2015ignore
Who is a woman: femininity vs. stereotype 22southernbooklady, December 2015ignore
Robots for sex 3Jesse_wiedinmyer, October 2015ignore
Roxane Gay and Erica Jong 12LolaWalser, September 2015ignore
U of T on alert after threat to shoot women 6LolaWalser, September 2015ignore
Elena Ferrante 4LolaWalser, September 2015ignore
"Science! It's a girl thing!" 8LolaWalser, August 2015ignore
Time is a feminist issue 8sturlington, August 2015ignore
Feminism meets race 2reconditereader, August 2015ignore
Movies feminists (might) like 48LolaWalser, August 2015ignore
The female condition, illustrated in letter and example 56LolaWalser, August 2015ignore
Frances Oldham Kelsey 1southernbooklady, August 2015ignore
The end of the world - the male vs. the female edition 5sturlington, July 2015ignore
Dads on parental leave 2elisa.saphier, July 2015ignore
Women, together, and smiling 5LolaWalser, July 2015ignore
Putting a woman on US paper currency 4sparemethecensor, July 2015ignore
How Sexism Affects Women’s Health Every Day 1LolaWalser, June 2015ignore
"Why This Woman Is Suing a Tampon Company After Losing Her Leg" 1Rozax, June 2015ignore
Anne Gaylor, Feminist - Activist - Freethinker 3FrancoisTremblay, June 2015ignore
Uses of female images (sex & violence, of course) 17LolaWalser, June 2015ignore
"Personality" judgements of women vs. men 17LolaWalser, June 2015ignore
Grown men and high school girls 1LolaWalser, June 2015ignore
Publisher says it will only publish books by women 2LolaWalser, June 2015ignore
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