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Fabulous & FREE Crochet Shawl Patterns

by Rachel Baker on June 26, 2015

I love the idea of shawls. I have every since I saw the movie version of Little Women with Winona Ryder and Susan Sarandon. I thought the shawl was the perfect accessory for the comfortable moments in life, the sad moments in life, the trying moments in life. A few years ago, I knitted a […]

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Key Global Gender Data Is Missing

by Rachel Baker on June 22, 2015

Below an article about how a large portion of global gender data is missing and how this causes decisions to be made based on inaccurate data on a global scale regarding equality. Read More: Women remain in the shadows because 80% of key global gender data is missing. In 2012, the United Nations Economic and […]

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I think the perspective of both articles below is really interesting. I would like to direct your attention to an article from the telegraph that surmises the sexual violence and misogyny in Game of Thrones is good for women and then another article from Entertainment Weekly where the actress who plays Brienne of Tarth, Gwendoline […]

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If you are wondering what the point of being a good person with no expectations that the goodness will come back to you is, then you should you should watch this. This TED talk was published a little over a year ago. The first few minutes seem a little bit hokey, but the physiological benefits […]

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Here is a really interesting article about the strides that are being made to help stop the declining numbers of women in tech jobs. Mostly the article highlights mentorships that are available in the STEM fields. But let me take this one step further. Do you remember in sixth grade when the boys and the […]

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You go, little Miss Margaret Ryan and all the other kids who participated in this gender-free superhero march. And, great job to all the parents for teaching your children they can be anything they want to be and accepting that maybe Jimmy wants to be Wonder woman (cause really, who doesn’t), and Margaret wants to […]

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Miss Piggy Explains Why She’s a Feminist Pig

by Rachel Baker on June 7, 2015

Congratulations to Miss Piggy! Enjoy:Miss Piggy Explains Why She’s a Feminist Pig After Receiving Award From Gloria Steinem Last night, Miss Piggy—famed actress, political activist and feminist muppet—received a Sackler Center First Award from the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum. Aside from the honorable recognition, this moment was especially […]

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