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Viva la Feminista · 8M ago

The Feminist Guide to the 2016 Printers Row LitFest

Feminists are everywhere at the 2016 Printers Row LitFest this weekend!Anne Elizabeth Moore in conversation with Andi ZeislerI've finished We Were Feminists Once and love it. A full review w...
Viva la Feminista · 9M ago

Book Review: Modern Girls by Jennifer S. Brown

Modern Girls by Jennifer S. Brown is a heart-wrenching read that you won't want to put down. Set in NYC just after World War I in the heart of the Jewish immigrant community, we find Rose an...
Viva la Feminista · 10M ago

Flashback Friday: The Gender Voting Gap by Kartemquin Films

To celebrate their 50th anniversary, Kartemquin Films is releasing films to download for free! This week the film is from 1984 and "explores the growing difference in the voting patterns of ...
Viva la Feminista · 10M ago

Book Review: The Obsession

CW: The plot of this book deals with sexual assault and emotional abuse. Some graphic depictions of assault.Photo by Viva la FeministaI have to admit that I read the description of this book...
Viva la Feminista · 10M ago

EVENT: espnW Comes to Chicago

The pay gap that the US Women's Soccer team plays under has been an issue for decades. The team went on strike in the 1990s. Even as the team was fighting towards their third World Cup the m...
Viva la Feminista · 10M ago

Review: Confirmation

Kerry Washington (Credit: Frank Masi/courtesy of HBO) Twenty-five years ago the country, if not the world, were flung into a crash course on sexual harassment. A staffer’s call to a legal pr...
Viva la Feminista · 11M ago

Book Review: Asking for It by Louise O'Neill

CW: This book deals with the aftermath of a sexual assault from the survivor's point of view.I'm not going to beat around the bush, Asking for It by Louise O'Neill is intense.O'Neill artfull...
Viva la Feminista · 11M ago

#WithSyria: CARE Letters to Syrian Refugees [Sponsored Post]

Photo by CAREI was surprised to learn that after World War II CARE was sending care packages from people in the USA to refugees in Europe. And since March 2016 marks the 5th anniversary of t...
Viva la Feminista · 11M ago

Book Buzz: Investigating Lois Lane: The Turbulent History of the Daily Planet's Ace Reporter

Investigating Lois Lane: The Turbulent History of the Daily Planet's Ace Reporter by Tim Hanley is an intriguing look into a character most people consider a sidekick. As someone who has nev...
Viva la Feminista · 11M ago

Remembering Dr. Quentin Young

Dr. Quentin Young left our world last week. While he was 92, it still seems too soon to lose this mighty leader. I doubt that he would have known me from any of the other Chicagoans who stoo...