feminism

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Breaking Barriers in Minnesota Politics

What political barriers are diverse Minnesota women and LGBTQN+ people trying to open?

  • 10/10/2022
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BookShelf: “When Women Were Dragons”

Invitation to readers: If you were alive in 1955, share what different direction you might have taken with your life had the opportunity been there — or what you did do that was considered nontraditional. Send to [email protected]

  • 08/25/2022
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Nothing For Us Without Us

The bodies of women and people who were assigned female at birth (AFAB) are considered commodities in the United States, objects that are able to be bought or sold.

  • 07/28/2022
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News Bites: December 2021

Firearm purchases, Feminist retelling of stories, Trauma-informed response

  • 12/13/2021
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Nina Rothchild: A Lifetime Seeking Equity

Nina Rothchild, feminist who worked for pay equity starting in the 1970s, died October 12 in St. Paul at age 91. Here is the full essay she wrote recently for our “35 Years of Minnesota Women” book.

  • 10/15/2021
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The Legacy of Feminist Politics

“The feeling persists that ‘a woman can’t win out here.’”

  • 08/25/2021
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VIEW: An Advocate for Feminism

Feminism grounded in solidarity as opposed to ‘success’.”

  • 04/03/2021
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Motivational Reads

“Pleasure Activism: The Politics of Feeling Good,” by adrienne maree brown How do we make social justice a pleasurable path

  • 09/25/2019
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Killer Drive

Only 50 years after women were given the right to vote, and four years after the U.S. Civil Rights Movement,

  • 09/24/2019
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Peggy Flanagan: Feminist Mom-in-Chief

To get to the office of Minnesota Lieutenant Governor Peggy Flanagan, a wide-eyed writer must first pass through the official

  • 03/01/2019
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Kate Nowlin: Stories With Dimension

“Over three million women have served in our post-9/11 wars, and I felt there was ample room to contribute a story about a female warrior.”

  • 09/01/2018
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Step Aside Boys

At this point in my parenting journey, when my firstborn approaches his high school graduation, I should be preaching that my

  • 04/01/2018