Looking for a few feminist reads over this holiday season? We’ve got you covered! As this year comes to a close, many websites are taking a look back on 2013. Some see hope, others are less optimistic… we’ll leave it up to you to decide.
TIME Newsfeed posted a video compilation by The Representation Project to call attention to ways the media failed women in 2013. Check the article here: “How Far We Haven’tCome: All of the Terrible Ways the Media Treated Women in 2013 in One Video”
Buzzfeed focused on the positive with “30 women who kicked ass in 2013,” highlighting Malala Yousafazi, Pussy Riot members, Jennifer Lawrence, Senator Elizabeth Warren and more.
Website Policy Mic brought us the “46 Most Iconic LGBT Moments of 2013,” including the legalization of gay marriages in various states or countries, celebrities coming out, and Russians fighting back
Policy Mic has two other recent articles that might catch your fancy: “28 Most Iconic Feminist Moments of 2013” for a grand view of things and “3real-life young feminists” they consider to be “more badass than Miley Cyrus” to take a grassroots look.
Washington Post interviewed Suey Park, a freelance writer who organized and encouraged opening the feminist conversation to an Asian audience using the hashtage #notyourasiansidekick
TED Women 2013 happened in San Francisco early December. You can find program listings, talks and more on their site.
A fun list of 25 waysto respond to cat-callers might give you some ideas.
On International Men’s Day (Nov 19th) Peace Corps highlighted gender equality projects around the world
Peace Corps Volunteer Helps Young Women in Guinea Publish a Girls Magazine to Tackle Tough Issues