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Why Women Make a Difference in Social Movements

As the past few months have shown, social movements and mass mobilization across race, gender and class can have very real political impacts. And the impacts of these social movements can be even more effective when led by women—according to Erica Chenoweth, a professor of political science at...

Celebrating the Suffrage Centennial with “The Vote” Producer Michelle Ferrari

“The textbooks when I went to school said women were given the vote. We weren’t given anything. We took it.”—Eleanor Smeal, president of the Feminist Majority Foundation Emmy-winning producer Michelle Ferrari’s forthcoming two-part documentary, “The Vote,” examines the long-fought yet surprisingly unknown story of women’s struggle to secure the...

This 6-Year-Old Was Kicked Out of Daycare for Wearing a BLM T-Shirt

Journei Brockman had been attending “His Kids Preschool,” a faith-based school in Russellville, Arkansas for the past six months. However, the 6-year-old has now been kicked out due to a “Black Lives Matter” t-shirt.Late last week, the daycare told Journei’s family she was no longer welcome at the...

Dogs May Help Improve Social Development In Young Children, Study Says

According to a new study published in the journal Pediatric Research, young children who grow up with dogs may have better social and emotional wellbeing.The study, conducted by researchers at the University of Western Australia and Telethon Kids Institute, used questionnaire data from 1,646 households with kids ranging...

Making the Next Normal More Equal for LGBTQ People

Celebrating Bostock at the Supreme Court on June 15, the night the case was decided in favor of LGBTQ employment rights. (Victoria Pickering / Flickr)After watching 2.3 million Americans get COVID-19 and our economy collapse around us, many people are anxious to get back to normal life. But what do...

8 Remarkable Benefits Of Creating A Blog

Sharing is caring!Did you know that 77% of web users read blogs? According to a 2020 survey by TechJury, a total of 31.7M people are using blogs. Interesting, right! You're probably even more interested in joining the blogosphere now that you know that. There has never been a...

This Baby Skin Issue Is More Common Than You’d Think

Here’s the basics of what you need to know about this common skin condition, from the experts at The Bump. Continue Reading Source

Today in Feminist History: Some Militant Action Is Vital to Victory (July 6, 1917)

Today in Feminist History is our daily recap of the major milestones and minor advancements that shaped women’s history in the U.S.—from suffrage to Shirley Chisholm and beyond. These posts were written by, and are presented in homage to, our late staff historian and archivist, David Dismore. July 6,...

Dishonest Work-From-Home Job Descriptions on Sites Like Craigslist

Over the past five years, the remote work industry has grown by 44%. This means more and more people desire flexible work-from-home options. Unfortunately, the demand for more work-at-home jobs paves the way for more job scams to occur.Some scammers use job listings to gain sensitive personal information or...

How Black Women Writers Have Led Revolution Through Literacy

Many times, when we think of revolution, we are flooded with thoughts of battle and strife for freedom by way of bombarding whatever it is that may be blocking our liberation with force and protest. We give the credit to the highly visible, in-your-face moments that catapult us...