Monthly Archives: October 2013

Gender Justice and The Feminist Movement

For most folks, I think a general definition of feminism would refer to the liberation of women and girls. Building upon that, I think most feminists would agree that the liberation of individuals within other oppressed groups is equally important. … Continue reading

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Audrey Imes: Student, Feminist, Advocate and Viral Star

The average Ohio University student spends his or her days studying for the next ECON 101 exam, meeting with their business cluster group at Alden, working at Court Street Coffee to help pay for textbooks and running on the track … Continue reading

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The War on Women

The War on Women often refers to the current political climate in the United States and its attack on women’s rights. As a term, it typically references laws that perpetuate second-class citizenship for women. Recently passed laws that mandate medically … Continue reading

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Loving Your Body- More Important Than Ever

This Wednesday, October 16th is Love Your Body Day. Love Your Body Day (LYBD) was founded by the National Organization for Women (NOW) in 1997. NOW’s LYBD website explains the importance of LYBD: “Hollywood and the fashion, cosmetics and diet … Continue reading

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Binding Clothing

My cousin is President of the Feminist Collective at Seton Hill University in Greensburg, Pennsylvania. The student organization, which is an activist group on SHU’s campus that advocates feminism and works toward equality for all, has a very active Facebook … Continue reading

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Scholar Janell Hobson visits OU to discuss gender, race, and sex

Dr. Janell Hobson will be speaking at Ohio University on Thursday, October 10th at 7pm in Walter Room 135. Her lecture will be titled “The Politics of Looking (And Not Looking) Like a Feminist” which will analyze her article in … Continue reading

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Leading the World

When you think about an ideal role model, what are some of the characteristics that come to mind? To me, a great role model is someone who is responsible, beautiful inside and out, healthy, charitable, respectable and a positive leader. … Continue reading

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