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This is a #classic worth revisiting. #AdrienneRich #lesbian #compulsoryheterosexuality
06/24/2018
Compulsory Heterosexuality | Equality Archive

This is a #classic worth revisiting. #AdrienneRich #lesbian #compulsoryheterosexuality

Compulsory heterosexuality is a term popularized by poet Adrienne Rich in her 1980 essay, “Compulsory Heterosexuality and Lesbian Existence.” Compulsory heterosexuality is a system of oppression that denies people’s sexual self-determination by presenting heterosexuality as the sole model of a...

Today is #internationalwomensday
03/08/2018
#InternationalWomensDay | Equality Archive

Today is #internationalwomensday

March 8 is International Women’s Day (IWD), a celebration of women that takes place in countries on every continent. It has a deep socialist heritage, one connected to the cause for women’s suffrage, women’s right to vote, and importantly, for working women’s right to fair wages and safe wor...

Some #womenshistory plus #music.  Thank you, #NinaSimone
03/05/2018
Nina Simone | Equality Archive

Some #womenshistory plus #music. Thank you, #NinaSimone

Nina Simone (1933-2003) was an American musician and activist who became an essential voice of the Civil Rights Movement, and of racism in the music industry. Her experiences as an artist prompted her to speak on oppression not only towards black people, but within the community; she openly addresse...

This should be interesting.  Tonight on #NatGeo #GenderRevolution
10/30/2017
Gender Revolution: Extended Trailer

This should be interesting. Tonight on #NatGeo #GenderRevolution

Katie Couric travels across the U.S. to talk with scientists, psychologists, activists, authors and families about the complex issue of gender.

10/16/2017

#MeToo

Rest in Power, Ally #translivesmatter
09/27/2017
Ally Steinfeld,17, of Missouri is The 21st Trans Person Killed in 2017

Rest in Power, Ally #translivesmatter

This morning I learned about the brutal murder of a young trans youth. Please take note that this post contains some graphic details, misgendering, and links to sites with similar content. Ally Steinfeld was 17 years old from Missouri. She identified on her Facebook account as female, using her b

#BillieJeanKing #BattleoftheSexes #Anniversary
09/20/2017
The Battle of the Sexes | Equality Archive

#BillieJeanKing #BattleoftheSexes #Anniversary

In the world of professional tennis, there were two matches between a male and female player that became known as The Battle of the Sexes. They took place in 1973, the year of Roe v. Wade, and one year after congressional ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment and the passage of Title IX, a fede...

Great News!  #watermelonwoman #women  #film #lesbianfilm
06/19/2017

Great News! #watermelonwoman #women #film #lesbianfilm

** THE WATERMELON WOMAN JOINS MOMA ** Cheryl Dunye's 1996 classic has been acquired by MoMA The Museum of Modern Art as part of its permanent collection! Proud to be the first African-American lesbian feature film twenty years ago, The Watermelon Woman is now honored to have a place among the most important and influential U.S. independent films of all time!

Congratulations to director Cheryl Dunye and producer Alexandra Juhasz, and thank you to Rajendra Roy and everyone in the Film Department at #MoMA for this amazing honor.

You can own a DVD/VOD copy of the 20th anniversary restoration of The Watermelon Woman, please visit: http://bit.ly/WatermelonWoman20thAnniversary

Let's build a #feminist #future
06/05/2017
How to Raise a Feminist Son

Let's build a #feminist #future

We raise our girls to fight stereotypes and pursue their dreams, but we don’t do the same for our boys.

03/28/2017
Mayim Bialik

#Women are not #girls.

I get super annoyed when people call women "girls." You don't call a grown man a "boy," do you? Yes, I overthink everything. Here are my thoughts on why and how to change how we talk about women.

Thinking about this #United #leggings controversy #intersectionally, how much does #size and #race matter?  Why is it ok...
03/27/2017
After Barring Girls for Leggings, United Airlines Defends Decision

Thinking about this #United #leggings controversy #intersectionally, how much does #size and #race matter? Why is it ok to deny some young #women in leggings and not others? And what about the #man in short shorts who boarded with no problem?

Passengers were turned away by a gate agent at Denver International Airport on Sunday morning for their attire, setting off a social media tempest.

Excited to host our Women’s History Wikipedia Edit-a-thon tomorrow @BaruchCollege Join us! https://t.co/udkBugi9Sr #Inte...
03/08/2017
Wikipedia:Meetup/NYC/Baruch/Equality Archive Edit-a-thon - Wikipedia

Excited to host our Women’s History Wikipedia Edit-a-thon tomorrow @BaruchCollege Join us! https://t.co/udkBugi9Sr #InternationalWomensDay

Join us as we work with EqualityArchive.com for a Wikipedia-edit- a-thon in which members of the Baruch College community contribute content related to women’s history on Wikipedia, the largest and most popular general reference resource on the internet. In this Women’s History Month session you wil...

The Pill https://t.co/CZCDNyrOZZ
03/01/2017
The Pill | Equality Archive

The Pill https://t.co/CZCDNyrOZZ

The oral contraceptive known as “The Pill” is one of the most influential drugs in the history of the United States.  The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the birth control pill in 1960, giving heterosexually active women control over preventing unwanted pregnancies.  Its appearance marke...

02/19/2017
Norma McCorvey, ‘Roe’ in Roe v. Wade, Is Dead at 69

Rest in power #NormaMCCorvey the hero of #RoevWade #reproductiverights

Ms. McCorvey, the anonymous plaintiff in the landmark Roe v. Wade ruling, was a symbol for abortion rights, though she later changed her views.

On #SaraAhmed and her new book, Living A Feminist Life⭐️. #feminism #personalispolitical
02/16/2017
Living a Feminist Life, by Sara Ahmed

On #SaraAhmed and her new book, Living A Feminist Life⭐️. #feminism #personalispolitical

Book of the Week: Emma Rees praises an effort to show how to turn personal traumas into political resistance

02/06/2017
Seriously.TV

#LindaSarsour❤ #womensmarch #muslim #feminist

Shutting Down BS about the Muslim ban with Linda Sarsour

01/17/2017
Women's March

We're getting ready to march in Washington D.C. on January 21! If you can't get to Washington, there will be sister marches across the country and all over the world. #womensmarch #libertyandjusticeforall

Our Prepare to March video, narrated by Rosie Perez, will tell you all you need to know ahead of the Women's March on Washington. Watch and share! We can't wait to see you on the 21st in DC.

Thank goodness for #intersectionality and #identitypolitics! We'll see you at the #womensmarch
01/06/2017
Thank God For Identity Politics

Thank goodness for #intersectionality and #identitypolitics! We'll see you at the #womensmarch

You know what we had before Identity Politics? We had White Dudes.

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