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Equal Pay Day: An Intersectional Approach

Posted about 3 days ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Nonfiction | Tagged with equal rights, equality, feminism, feminists, inequality, intersectionality, labor relations, personal narratives, programs, sex discrimination, sexism, social conditions, Steinem Sisters, wages, Woman's History Month, women, women authors, women's rights and workplace issues

Equal Pay Day is the symbolic marker of how long it takes for women to earn as much as men did the preceding year. Continue reading to learn more about this incredibly important issue that should concern everyone in our modern society.

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Jane Austen's Hidden Feminism

Posted 9 months ago by Rebecca S

Posted in Fiction, Graphic Novels and Poetry and History and Politics | Tagged with biographies, biography, feminism, feminist, feminists, influence, interpretation, Jane Austen, literary criticism and literature

"Pride and Prejudice," a book that will live in infamy and also appears on the list of 100 Great American Reads, is a lot more feminist than popular culture would have you believe.

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Okay Ladies, Now Let’s Get Information: A Feminist Reading List

Posted over 2 years ago by Katie M

Posted in Culture and Diversity, eBooks and Audiobooks and History and Politics | Tagged with equality, feminism, feminism-humor, feminist, political activists, sexism, social conditions, women, Women's History Month, women's rights and women's studies

In preparation for the upcoming Women’s March on Washington on January 21st, we’re highlighting some must-read books for the modern feminist.

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