Tag Archives: misogyny

Stay Silent No More: Enough Of This Misogyny

I recently learned that 939 plane-loads of women die from pregnancy related causes every year. That is about 350,000 women; or one woman every 90 seconds. 47,000 of them die from unsafe abortions, and another 5 million suffer serious and … Continue reading

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Persons Of The Month: Lilith and Eve

As we mapped misogyny in time we discovered something really interesting. Not all Judaic tales agree that Eve was the first woman, or even Adam’s first wife. Some folk tales from old Mesopotamia say that before Eve, there was Lilith. … Continue reading

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Quote Of The Month: “We can trust women to make decisions that are right”

Yesterday we spoke about women who need an abortion, but are forced to wait because of laws that mandate counseling or waiting periods. The Guttmacher Institute has data on the USA, which when interpreted can get a bit depressing. A … Continue reading

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Can Women Think For Themselves ?

Sexism manifests in many forms, and in one form it infantilizes women and portrays them as beings with not enough mental faculty to make up their own minds. Too harsh of a critic, you think? Just ask the women who … Continue reading

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Rise, Dance And Tweet With Us: Tweetfest and OBR!

It’s one week to February 14! And for all of us feminists (women and men) that is V-day, a day set aside to protest gender-based violence, particularly violence against women. This year, V-day promises to be memorable with one billion … Continue reading

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