Feminism

Posted on the Oct 16, 2013 by Carlin Ross
This picture was taken by Julia Margaret Cameron (1815 - 1879) of her niece Julia Duckworth.  I love the sense of intimacy and vulnerability she captures in her photographs.  It's unlike...
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Posted on the Oct 10, 2013 by Carlin Ross
When Betty was a strugging artist in New York, she would sit in Cedars and argue with Jackson Pollack, Jack Kerouac, and Alan Ginsberg that women could be famous artists. They disagreed and...
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Posted on the Oct 09, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Jimmy Carter has always been my favorite president. I remember voting for him in my grade school's mock election. Everyone else voted for Reagan. Recently, President Carter announced that he...
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Posted on the Oct 08, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Malala Yousafzai - the young girl shot in the head by the Taliban for going to school - made some powerful points in her recent interview with the Guardian. Here are some of my favorite moments: She...
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Posted on the Oct 08, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I posted this on FB and twitter...too good not to post on D&R.
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Posted on the Oct 07, 2013 by Carlin Ross
When I was growing up, Madonna was everything and I'm grateful to have had such a sex positive, empowered role model. In her latest interview/photo shoot with Harper's Bazaar (Thank you, Terry...
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Posted on the Sep 29, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I love these hand-drawn animations to vintage audio interviews with noteworthy celebrities (thank you PBS Digital Studios). This clip is Janis Joplin's final interview done four months before she...
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Posted on the Sep 19, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I've been talking about this forever - women in the US are scooping up all the degrees (about 52-62% of them across the board). With my JD, I have the most education in my family and, now that I'm...
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Posted on the Sep 16, 2013 by Carlin Ross
When I was growing up, I always helped around the house - setting the table, vacuuming, folding the laundry - ALL YEAR ROUND. My older brother would mow the lawn or shovel snow but that was seasonal...
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Posted on the Sep 13, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I stumbled across this trailer for Wadjda a film about a little girl pushing the boundaries of her gender role in Saudi Arabia.  It was shot on location and it's the first film to be released by...
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Posted on the Sep 06, 2013 by Carlin Ross
When you think about the early days of film you think of George Melies and A Trip to the Moon. Not many of us know his contemporary - the first female film director - Alice Guy Blache. She started...
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Posted on the Sep 03, 2013 by Carlin Ross
F*cking brilliant.  A group of feminist law students shot this parody of Robin Thicke's Blurred Lines.  It went viral...youtube pulled it because it was too "sexually explicit"...the...
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Posted on the Aug 18, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I've been obsessed with Mata Hari lately.  Somehow I find myself identifying with her...her independence and sensuality along with her disappointments and societal rejection.  She was...
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Posted on the Aug 16, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Laurie Penny makes a powerful point - not all men hate women BUT all men benefit from female inequality: "After all, most of us grew up learning that being a good girl was all about putting other...
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Posted on the Aug 15, 2013 by Anonymous
A new addiction has been announced. !! I am offering this post as a public service to all women young and old – particularly young ones. This addiction, an uncontrollable need to create and to follow...
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