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#NotYourAsianSidekick: Asian American feminist online conversations

Last Thursday, January 16, 2014, 18MillionRising (18MR) had its first public forum online for their  #NotYourAsianSidekick campaign through Google Hangouts. The topics: the #NotYourAsianSidekick trend on Twitter, which started in mid-December 2013, women of color and feminism, and using social media for activism and community organizing. The forum consisted of Asian American panelists, moderated by […]

Food for Thought: The Shriver Report

The new issue of The Shriver Report is available for view/download now,  A Woman’s Nation Pushes Back from the Brink, was developed in partnership with the Center for American Progress.  From the Report‘s site, “The report is a groundbreaking investigation into the millions of women who are doing it all and barely scraping by, struggling to […]

Fall 2011 Newsletter – Call for Submissions

  This is an open call for members to send in anything which you’d like to share with your colleagues, but the editors are encouraging individuals to submit write-ups about their experiences at ALA Annual. Suggestions for submissions about Annual include: Committee reports/updates Reports about the WGSS co-sponsored annual program Information about the WGSS poster […]

Stanford and Ms. Magazine Essay Contest

Join the conversation on the future of feminism in celebration of the 40th anniversary of Ms. magazine. Stanford University and Ms. magazine invite you to enter an essay contest. Check out 40 iconic Ms. covers from four decades of feminist reporting. Write a 150-word essay that reflects on how it captured an era or moment, or how it may […]

Join the discussion: Women’s World Cup & Title IX

Women’s World Cup, Title IX And What It Means For Girls by Cynthia Kounaris, on Huffington Post. “You can debate Title IX all you want but you’d be hard-pressed to argue against the looks on little girls’ faces when they talk about what the US Women’s Soccer team means to them…”