Category Archives: Person Of The Month

Person Of The Month: Antigone

It’s hard to talk about feminism, and not mention Antigone. Both the princess and the play. Here’s a quick summary of the story: Antigone was one of the two daughters of Oedipus. After his tragic death his sons fight for … Continue reading

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Persons Of The Month: The Hundred Who Declared Civil Disobediance In Ireland

On March 11, we were thrilled to hear that 100 people in Northern Ireland signed an open letter claiming to have had an abortion, or aided someone in an abortion. This act of mass disobedience questions whether or not the … 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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Meet Savitribai Phule – A Feminist from the 1800s

We live in an age of information, and most of us reading this blog can take preliminary education for granted. This is probably why we were all really shocked last year when the Taliban shot 15-year old Malala Yousafzai for … Continue reading

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