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Honoring Our Legacy: Founding IAmDrTiller.com by Steph Herold

I learned about Dr. Tiller's murder via Twitter. I remember exactly where I was on May 31, 2009 — lounging in my mother's home in suburban Maryland, casually browsing the new Internet phenomenon, not yet convinced that …


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Feeding Minds Feminism: Women's Studies by Jeannie Ludlow

In 1974, American feminist Florence Howe called Women's Studies the "educational wing of the women's movement." As a Women's Studies coordinator and faculty member, I work at the intersection of academia and activism, a …


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Feeding Minds Feminism: Women's Studies

Wonder Woman Confronts a Makeover Moment: A Missed Chance by Linda Stein

DC Comics had its chance, and it missed the moment. In wanting to give Wonder Woman a trendy present-day persona, it released her new look on June 30, 2010 in issue number 600, and passed on its opportunity to create …


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Wonder Woman Confronts a Makeover Moment: A Missed Chance

Opening New Horizons on Faith-Based Sex Education by Rev. Rebecca Turner

Since the 1960s, a sex education war has waged in school districts and state legislatures around the country. Schools seeking to be responsible in helping students learn how to protect themselves from unwanted pregnancy …


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Opening New Horizons on Faith-Based Sex Education

'Earth to Natalie': One Teacher and Integration in Nashville by Natalie Bell

By the early 1970s, nearly 20 years after the U.S. Supreme Court had found segregated schools to be inherently unequal, little had been done to voluntarily integrate in the South. Forced to take action, many districts …


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'Earth to Natalie': One Teacher and Integration in Nashville

Tips on Making a Career Out of Feminist Work by Suzanne Grossman

I recently had the pleasure of speaking on a career panel to young women enrolled in Feminist Summer Camp, an intensive weeklong immersion in women’s issues and feminist organizations organized by authors and activists …


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Tips on Making a Career Out of Feminist Work

Indie Music Groups Share Sex Positivity by Georgia Kral

Two indie bands with all female members, Mountain Man from Bennington, Vermont and Sleep Over from Austin, Texas, use their music performances to share more than sound. On the road, both experiment with offering zines …


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Indie Music Groups Share Sex Positivity

Taking Seminaries Out of the Box by Rev. Donna Schaper

Judson Memorial Church, located in Greenwich Village in New York City, has trained 29 seminary students as public ministers over the last five years. As the senior minister at

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Taking Seminaries Out of the Box

A Blast From the Past Can Secure Abortion Rights by Carol Downer

To secure the availability of abortion, we who are "pro-choice" need to take the lessons from the "second wave" movement in the 1960s and 1970s and create a mass movement as strong or stronger.

As it …


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A Blast From the Past Can Secure Abortion Rights

Reducing Violence by Educating for Empathy by Myriam Miedzian

The issue of violence touches me in a very personal and profound way. I am a Holocaust child survivor. While my parents succeeded in getting our nuclear family out of Europe, other family members were not so …


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Reducing Violence by Educating for Empathy

On "Generation Y/Millennials" and Teaching Reproductive Justice through Film by Angie Young

When I was a little girl in the mid to late 1980s, I thought hippies were the coolest thing. Peace, love, ending war, fighting for civil rights – these all seemed like ideas I could get behind. My father, who refused to …


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