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Fall2014


Ms. BLOG | November 29, 2014

FEMINIST DAILY NEWS | November 29, 2014



FROM THE LATEST ISSUE


We've Got You CoveredMeasure by Measure
In November, voters will have the opportunity to decide several critical issues in their states—from banning abortion and birth control to raising the minimum wage to restricting labor rights to granting state constitutional rights for women. Read more...

Purloined PaycheckThe 88 Percent
More than 88 percent of women ages 15 to 44 who have had sexual intercourse have used a highly effective, reversible method of birth control. Hobby Lobby should be of grave concern to that 88 percent. Read more...



FROM THE ARCHIVE


We've Got You CoveredThe Cherokee Word for Water
Wilma Mankiller, the first woman chief of the modern Cherokee Nation, died four years ago, but thanks to a determined effort by her family and friends, her legacy lives on in film. The Cherokee Word for Water is a feature-length narrative based on a major project Mankiller took on for the Cherokee Nation. Read more...

We've Got You Covered"Get Out of My Exam Room"
Ohio women and feminists across the nation fight back against outrageous anti-woman state restrictions and send legislators a simple message: "We Won't Go Back." Check out this in-depth update of how pro-choice activists are standing up for their rights and get on-the-ground reports of what you can do to fight back, too. Read more...

We've Got You CoveredFighting Street Harassment with Street Art
Tatyana Fazlalizadeh has peppered walls  in her Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood with black-and-white drawings of brazenfaced women accompanied by bold slogans such as, “Women are not outside for your entertainment.” Fazlalizadeh first thought to express her frustration at street sexism with paintings, but decided it would be more impactful to place the artwork in the where harassment occurs. Read more...

We've Got You CoveredSustaining a Movement
You might not know many of their names (yet), but important feminist philanthropists are definitely out there, and they’re trying to change not just women’s lives but the whole notion of “women’s philanthropy” — a concept that emerged in the 1980s. Read more...


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