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Antiwar Activism and Emerging Feminism in the Late 1960s: The Times They Were A'Changing: Against The Current vol. 85
Tischler, Barbara L.
The efforts of women to end the war in Vietnam have been subsumed into a paradigm that suggests that, some time in the late 1960s, women activists left the antiwar struggle for the new feminist cause,...
The Beauty Myth: How Images of Beauty are Used Against Women
Writer and Journalist Naomi Wolf calls the current all pervasive need for women to attain an intangible physical beauty ideal the "beauty myth". It is calculated to disenpower women and is a complex p...
Brotherhood Economics: Women and Co-operatives in Nova Scotia
Documents the goal of equality for women in the workplace, education, economic development, social work and co-operatives and the activism of five women.
A History of Women's Rights in Toronto
Whether they were marching in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington or commemorating International Women's Day, women in Toronto have a longstanding tradition of advocating for gender equali...
I am not that Woman in a burqa : A Palestinian novelist remembers the liberated, educated women of her life, and how their freedom has been, and is being, curtailed.
Palestinian novelist Sahar Khalifeh discusses growing up as a girl and woman in Arab culture, and how Arab women are represented in Western culture.
Is that an archive in your basement... or are you just hoarding?: Sources News Release
Are you an 'accidental archivist'? Have you been saving the publications and documents produced by the social justice projects you've been involved in? Then Connexions would like to hear from you.
Knicker protest targets Hindu militants
The socially conservative Hindu Sri Ram Sena (Lord Ram's Army) a group of vigilantes has attacked women in pubs and unwed couples, in an effort to protect what they call "Indian Culture". Indian women...
My 1968 in the Heartland: Against The Current vol. 133
“Ezekiel's brother got arrested. He’s a Communist!”
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - May 21, 2015: A Healthier Planet
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Rickwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
With the start of the growing season in much of the Northern hemisphere, Other Voices digs up articles and resources related to urban agriculture and local food production. Urban agriculture - growing...
Pioneers of Women's Liberation: Women and Class: Toward a Socialist Feminism (Book Review)
Holmstrom, Nancy (Reviewer); Draper, Hal (Author)
Hal Draper (1914-1990) was both a master polemicist and an erudite scholar of Marxism and of socialist history, often combining these talents in withering critiques of alternative analyses. These qual...
Queer Progress: From Homophobia to Homonationalism
A political memoir by a leading gay rights and AIDS activist.
Rise of the naked female warriors
Known for its topless protesters, Femen is a worldwide movement against patriarchy. But are the activists' breasts obscuring the message?
Why is India so bad for women?
Of all the G20 nations, India has been labelled the worst place to be a woman. How is this possible in a country that prides itself on being the world's largest democracy?
Women and Global Capitalism: Against The Current vol. 85
Women are affected in unique ways by current forms of global economic integration. Their experiences, concerns and needs must be a central part of the groundwork for understanding and transforming thi...
Women Rise Up Against Gender Violence in the Caribbean
Podur, Justin; Cummings, Joan Joy Grant
Podur interviews Joan Joy Grant Cummings, a women's right activist, regarding the severity of sexual violence towards women and girls in Jamaica.
Women Stand Up, Fight Back: Against The Current vol. 133
What would it mean to truly end gender-and-race-based violence? How can radicals acknowledge the totalizing violence of white supremacy while also accounting for the very diverse, and sometimes confli...
6 Modern Societies Where Women Literally Rule
Garrison, Laura Turner
An article about 6 female-led societies that thrive in the real world today.
What would life be like if women really did rule the world?
The author writes about Oppressed Majority, a little film that asked men to walk in women's often objectified shoes.
The Woman Reader
Belinda Jack's history of women's reading and the ceaseless controversies it has inspired, explores what and how women of widely differing cultures have read through the ages.