Feminism

Posted on the Feb 05, 2014 by Carlin Ross
I love this documentary on female surfers in India.  Ishita Malaviya didn't realize she was the first indian female surfer until they came to shoot her story.  The simple act of riding...
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Posted on the Feb 03, 2014 by Carlin Ross
This is a letter written by Charlotte Benjamin asking Lego to bring it with more "lego girl people" who "go on adventures and have fun".  I love this little girl for calling out a toy company...
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Posted on the Jan 27, 2014 by mssaigon73
My favorite news station Pix11 posted this article on “girls’ twerking on the annual No pants Subway ride”. Most of the people attacked and blamed the girls for their behavior, yet no blame was...
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Posted on the Jan 27, 2014 by Carlin Ross
This is an image of the shoulder tattoo of a Siberian princess dating back 2,500 years ago. She was about 24 years old preserved in the permafrost until 1933. Her body was found in the Ukok Plateau...
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Posted on the Jan 24, 2014 by Carlin Ross
Betty went from artist to activist because of her frustration with misogyny in the art world.  We still have 33 canvases and 200 drawings locked away in storage waiting to be exhibited. I love...
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Rosa Parks 1955
Posted on the Jan 20, 2014 by Carlin Ross
Rosa Parks ignited the Civil Rights Movement.  And it wasn't just about her refusal to sit in the back of the bus.  She organized the Montgomery Bus Boycott.    Black women were...
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Posted on the Jan 16, 2014 by Carlin Ross
It's Oscar season which means the media is a flutter with nominations and fashion projections - the perfect time to reflect on women's status in film.  We may razzle dazzle on the red carpet (...
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Posted on the Jan 13, 2014 by Carlin Ross
This is an image of Japan's abalone and pearl divers - the Ama - the original mermaids. For centuries, Japanese women have braved the cold, deep waters in search of the ocean's treasures.  They...
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Posted on the Dec 30, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Hello Dr. Betty, Before I ask my question, I would like to thank both you and Carlin very deeply for changing a lot of my attitudes on sex, and making it a little less scary and confusing for women...
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Posted on the Dec 28, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Forbes has officially named Emma Stone the "best value" actor in the biz. For every $1 the studios put into Emma, they get $80 return on their investment.  Right behind Emma is Mila Kunis at $...
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Posted on the Dec 23, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Maria Alyokhira and Nadezhda Tolokonnikova have officially been released from prison. What I love most about these women is that they don't miss a trick. They've called out the Russian government...
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Posted on the Dec 23, 2013 by Betty Dodson
Hi Betty and Carlin! I just recently turned twenty-one and, as of last week, out of a five year relationship. The way it happened is that earlier this year (mid-August) I developed interest in a guy...
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Posted on the Dec 21, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Actually, the Russian Parliament passed an amnesty bill to coincide with the 20th anniversary of their constitution. They're not releasing the former richest man in Russia, Mikhail Khodorkovsky,...
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Betty Dodson
Posted on the Dec 18, 2013 by Betty Dodson
In 1970 I read an article in Notes from the Second Year, a radical feminist periodical founded by Shulamith Firestone. The article was titled "The Myth of the Vaginal Orgasm" by Anne Koedt. From the...
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Posted on the Dec 18, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Last night I started reading The Spy Who Loved by Clare Mulley - the life story of Christine Granville.  She grew up in Polish aristocracy, her family lost their money during the crash, and she...
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