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**The *F* Word**

This is a group board dedicated to the *F* word - FEMINISM. Please feel free to pin your favorites regarding feminism, the war of women, women's reproductive and health issues and more. Invite your feminist friends! And yes, we LOVE male feminists. NO SPAM, NO SELLING OF PRODUCTS.

Columbia University email reveals disdain for anti-rape campus movement

Short Documentary Calls America's Rising C-Section Rates Into Question: "An Unnecessary Cut?" follows Dr. Chileshe Nkonde-Price, who aims to have a vaginal birth for her second child after delivering her first through C-section. Nkonde-Price's efforts to have a 'VBAC' and the reasons behind the rise in C-sections are the main subjects of the 17-minute film, which also features interviews with medical professionals and a whole lot of startling statistics about the U.S. birthing system.

While Most Kids Wrapped Up 1st Week Of School, 31 Million Girls Were Kept Out Of Classrooms- "The issue of girls being deprived of an education is gaining traction on Monday’s International Literacy Day, a UNESCO event that aims to raise awareness for the basic learning rights millions of girls lack and the immeasurable long-term benefits education offers. This year’s focus is on developing opportunities for girls who are faring far worse than their male counterparts."

VicHealth report reveals Australians turning blind eye to rape and violence against women. A DISTURBING number of Australians are prepared to justify the actions of rapists and domestic violence perpetrators and shift the blame on to the victims.

"The U.S. Is The Only Developed Nation With A Rising Maternal Mortality Rate: American maternal mortality rates rose over a 20-year period at a rate that places the U.S. in the company of war-torn countries like Afghanistan and impoverished nations like Chad and Swaziland, according to a new report."

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  • Corinne Perkins

    I posted it for the picture. I didn't realize y accompanied an article. Sorry!

  • Sara Bentz

    Maybe pinned it to the wrong board?

  • Emma Edwards

    Reminds me of drag queen "reading", I can see me saying this kind of thing to my mates and vice versa, we show love by insulting each other. Maybe it's a gay/British thing, but I laughed.

  • Emma Edwards

    Edit* Only the pic, not clicked the link.

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Saddest picture I've seen so far

More Feminism. Less Bullshit.

For the fourth time . . .

Dress codes have less to do with sexy than with social order. They are like sumptuary laws, frequently, unconsciously or not, designed to protect a sexist, frequently racist and homophobic status quo and kids know it. This is absolutely brilliant, and perfect for the school board and administrators.

30 Photos That Challenge the Harmful Stereotypes Toy Companies Sell You - PolicyMic

Silly to sexy. The sexualization and adultification of children's costumes

  • Princess Cinnamon

    I don't see a problem with most of these costumes. I don't get why it's considered sexy or inappropriate for little girls to show their arms, legs, and bellies. Some of them do look a little adult but mostly, they're just normal kids' costumes.

  • Princess Cinnamon

    I'm not disagreeing with the article, I just think the photos were poor examples. I've seen sexier kids costumes than those at the Halloween store. It's ridiculous to say a little girl's costume is inappropriate because she's not completely covered from head to toe.

30 Photos That Challenge the Harmful Stereotypes Toy Companies Sell You - PolicyMic

Feminism is all about equal rights and opportunities for people of all genders to live their lives how they choose. Yay men! Yay women! Yay trans folk! Yay nonbinary people! Yaayyyyy HUMANS!!!!