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Valentine’s Day demonstration shows effects of violence against women

Feb. 14 is a day that connects to a theme on love and coming together, but it is also a powerful day of people all around the world, coming together to dance for ending violence against women. One Billion Rising is an around the world campaign that started in 2012 ...

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Trump ends equal pay act, feminist daughter agrees

Ivanka Trump’s hypocritical approach to supporting her father’s decision to end the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay Act of 2009, put in to act by former President of the U.S. Barack Obama, is nothing more than an attempt to further solidify the welcoming of prejudiced ways into our country. The Lilly ...

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With feminism, we come together, not fall apart

All women should be feminists. According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary, feminism is defined as “the theory of the political, economic and social equality of the sexes.” Today, however, different definitions of feminism have surfaced throughout society. The multiple viewpoints of what feminism is and is not leads some women to ...

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Why I marched in #womensmarch

I attended the Women’s March in Nashville, Tennessee this past Saturday because of multiple important reasons: to support gender and racial equality, to stand against bigotry and hatred, to make a mark on history and, most importantly, to support fellow citizens both male and female. Estimates put demonstrators across the ...

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‘The F Word’ defines feminism, debunks stereotypes

Feminism is a high-profile topic in the media and elsewhere, yet there are often negative connotations to the word. On Monday, Feb. 9, the Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance held an event called “The F-Word,” an attempt to break negative stereotypes in a friendly, discussion-based setting. This is the second time the FMLA ...

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