LIVING LYRICALLY, LITERALLY: Feminism

LIVING LYRICALLY, LITERALLY. Musical feminism Rebellious analysis at its most ludicrous. By Natalie Reiss   Aretha Franklin’s version of ‘Respect’ is an unquestionable feministic war cry, and while much of the song’s dominance rests on Aretha’s vocal power and personal …
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Book Review: ‘Women, Work & the Art of Savoir Faire: Business Sense & Sensibility’

  Book Review: Mireille Guiliano’s ‘Women, Work & the Art of Savoir Faire: Business Sense & Sensibility’ Having it all means hitting that sweet spot where talent, opportunity, and passion meet, at least that’s what it means according to bestselling …
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The close, complication relationship between feminism and Twitter

  The close, complication relationship between feminism and Twitter We have reached the Fourth, and first digitally native, Wave of feminism. Some have debated whether or not the Internet and social media alone have lead to the shift from the …
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4 Reasons why Feminism is for Men

  4 Reasons why Feminism is for Men At first glance, “feminism is for men” may seem like a contradiction in terms. But hear me out. See, under the current patriarchy, men – or at least some men – have …
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The mirror that reflects a stranger

  The mirror that reflects a stranger The uniqueness of being a woman is what I often feel grateful for. But sometimes I wish I were different, and it has only got to do with how I am made to …
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Questions for Us: The language we use.

  Questions for Us: The language we use. My thoughts on how we speak about women came last year when I read a response Tina Fey wrote to a comment targeting her on the Net. Before you read her succinct response, …
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Column: Forgotten Women – Business Edition

  Forgotten Women – Business Edition “Is there some reason that my coffee isn’t here? Has she died or something?” Ah Miranda Presley in the Devil Wears Prada. The epitome of the pervading myth that women in business are ruthless, …
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Questions for Us: What is so wrong with crying?

Questions for Us: What is so wrong with crying? This is a question I have battled to answer my entire life. Well, battled may be too strong a word – but it has certainly plagued me throughout my youth and was …
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Questions for Us: The three-to-one formula

  Questions for Us: The three-to-one formula This issue has been truly bugging me for quite some time. Have you ever noticed the three-to-one formula on TV? Sometimes it’s even four-to-one, but basically it’s a group of men, with a …
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On Cyborgs and Sex Apps

  On Cyborgs and Sex Apps In her column “Leopard Print in the Ivory Tower”, Annika Blau uses pop culture to unpack academic theory. In the lead-up to our All About Women festival, she’ll be revisiting key feminist theorists for an irreverent, …
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