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Queer Notes, January-February 2013

From the January-February 2013 issue of News & Letters: Queer Notes by Elise The newly signed law that would have protected all California Queer youth from “ex-gay” therapies and therapies to change gender expression has been suspended. Federal Appeals Court … Continue reading

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Slutwalk in Chicago (2012)

From the November-December 2012 issue of News & Letters Slutwalk in Chicago Slutwalk participants showing off their signs at the demonstration on Sept. 16. Signs read: “The only time that my body ‘shuts that thing down’ is when I go … Continue reading

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Radical feminism redux

From the July-August 2012 issue of News & Letters: Radical feminism redux In blogs and podcasts, feminists have been discussing the perennial problem of having to explain that feminism means the struggle for gender equality, not female supremacy. Now many … Continue reading

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Palestinian solidarity

From the January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Palestinian solidarity On the International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian people, Nov. 29, we reflected on the current situation and what needs to be done to achieve peace in the Middle … Continue reading

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Frantz Fanon and women’s liberation

From the new January-February 2012 issue of News & Letters: Woman as Reason Frantz Fanon and women’s liberation by Terry Moon Blogger L Boogie has written part one of “Fanon, Alienation and Sexual Harassment,” exploring Frantz Fanon’s 1952 Black Skin White Masks in … Continue reading

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To Yemenis ‘rape is worse than death’

From the new November-December 2011 issue of News & Letters: Woman as Reason To Yemenis ‘rape is worse than death’ by Shatha Al-Harazi Editor’s note: “Woman as Reason” is being turned over to Shatha Al-Harazi who has written for News & … Continue reading

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Women’s freedom, the religion of the oppressors, and the religion of the oppressed: Sharia law, the Catholic hierarchy, and the Religious Right

Guest post from Terry Moon.  This is a presentation she gave to a meeting in Chicago: The Necessity to End State Power for Bishops and Mullahs Terry Moon, September 26, 2011, Chicago I. The religion of the oppressor and the … Continue reading

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