See Red Women's Workshop
An exhibition about the See Red Women's Workshop collective and their associated ephemera of protest and Women's Liberation. Dedicated to the ideals of the second wave feminist movement, and with the founding objective of designing and producing images that explored and questioned the role of women in society – ‘the personal is political’ – See Red Women's Workshop was an alternative screen print collective focused on solidarity and revolt. 5 December 2012 – 13 January 2013 Institute of…
Geek Girl Of The Week: Gloria Steinem
No matter how you feel about her political agenda, Gloria Steinem is an inarguable feminist icon and the entire geek girl scene would look very different
Protesters in the 1960s, saying before, what we have to say AGAIN. Why is the concept of women being people so hard for people to accept? I've always felt I was a human beings with rights first, and a women second. I'm continually shocked by backwards people, who are afraid, yes afraid of women. Biddy Craft
13 Photos Of Women Fighting For Equal Pay Throughout History
Today is Equal Pay Day, which commemorates the movement to close the ever-present gender wage gap. Here's a brief photo history of this ongoing fight, which has been brewing for many, many decades.
Ride Feminism's Second Wave in New Documentary 'She's Beautiful When She's Angry'
Watch the journey of the early women's movement, from the triumphs to the setbacks.
Rereading the Second Wave: why feminism needs to respect its elders
Feminists protest the Miss World contest in 1970. Photo: Getty All sex is rape. You should taste your own menstrual blood. E=mc2 is a sexist equation. As an intellectual movement, Second Wave feminism has suffered more than most by being ground down into soundbites, its leaders flattened into caricatures. It is nothing less than an outrage that so little should remain of, say, Andrea Dworkin's legacy that her most famous utterance is something that she never actually wrote or argued. Her…
Backlash Against Feminism: Reaction Against Women's Movement
Learn about how the 1980s resistance against and opposition to feminism were summarized in the 1990s and beyond by the term "backlash."
How Feminism Works
At its core, feminism is the belief in equality. It's a movement and a philosophy that seeks to eliminate the social, cultural and legal barriers between men and women. Its goal is to create a truly egalitarian society.
A thank you note to ‘carceral’/’sex-negative’ feminists
When I was being raped by my father in the '70s, I searched for a reason not to commit suicide. I found one in second wave feminism. The heroes of the second wave provided a
Life with Liz Carpenter - Porter Novelli
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Shulamith Firestone, a Leading Thinker of Second-Wave Feminism, Has Died
Shulamith Firestone, a leading thinker of second-wave feminism and co-founder of the New York Radical Women group, was declared dead August 28 at age 67, the New York City Office of Chief Medical Examiner has confirmed. (Word had trickled into the comments section of her JWA biography.) Firestone, a radical feminist and activist, was the …