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Defiance Counts: Lessons From Literature

When George Orwell penned his famous dystopia 1984, his invisible character Big Brother not only became one of literature’s most feared villains, but also a symbol of autocracy and dictatorship. What is most frightening about Orwell’s novel is the reader … Continue reading

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Person Of the Month: Wendy Davis!

A filibuster is a parliamentary procedure where a debate is deliberately extended in order to prevent a vote on a certain issue. Can it be a form of subversion? Certainly! And that is exactly what Wendy Davis, the democratic Senator from Texas, … Continue reading

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mHealth: To Boldly Go Where No Woman Has Gone Before

In keeping with this month’s theme of subversion, we would like to submit that the use of mobile technologies and apps is the ultimate tool for the same and  will indeed cross the final frontier and put women’s health control … Continue reading

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Quote Of The Month: Alice Duer Miller’s Subversion In Verse!

Alice Duer Miller was an American poet and writer. Her book, Are Women People? is a feminist work that subverts dominating patriarchal ideas of the early twentieth century using satirical verse. These poems penned around 1915 still resonate with the … Continue reading

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Abortion: Personhood before Biology

Have you ever looked up the term “subversion” on Wikipedia? If not, you should do it now: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Subversion Subversion is as Wikipedia says, “an attempt to transform the established social order and its structures of power, authority, and hierarchy.” We … Continue reading

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