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Girls Speak On: Female Role Models, Gender Equality, Feminism and More

For women’s history month, three teen girls from Sacramento give their take on today’s feminism. Access Local TV’s Arabella Meza spoke to Quinn Ford, Ashleigh Orndoff, and Josephine Minnick about … Continue reading

March 25, 2019 · Leave a comment

ATTN: Long Beach Poly – Your Feminism Report Card Is In

Feminism has made great strides in the past few years, but just how welcome do some women feel? VoiceWaves reporter Briana Mendez-Padilla asked female students and teachers of Long Beach … Continue reading

March 11, 2019 · Leave a comment

Women’s March Listening Session Evokes Passionate Criticism From Some Community Members

On Jan. 2, Sacramento community members gathered to discuss last year’s Women’s March in light of an upcoming anniversary march. Some expressed their concerns over the events, including questions about … Continue reading

January 10, 2018 · Leave a comment

Local queer artists shine at feminist spoken word tour

The nationally spoken word tour Sister Spit showcased an evening full of humor, readings, and performances in Long Beach. According to their mission, the event brings together audiences with the best in … Continue reading

May 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

What does it mean to be a feminist?

Bianca Brooks has grappled with the meaning of feminism in high school. She heard some teachers disparage housewives (and Beyónce!) labeled de facto non-feminists. But she kept working to find the definition that worked for her. “My favorite teacher … Continue reading

October 13, 2014 · Leave a comment

Am I a feminist?

Bianca Brooks considers whether she is a feminist, and thinks some definitions of the word are too strict.  “I realized there’s no right way to be a feminist and no wrong way … Continue reading

April 17, 2014 · Leave a comment

Ovarian Psyco-Cycles combine activism, cycling

Members of the feminist group Ovarian Psyco-Cycles ride bikes to propel awareness of issues affecting women of color and working class backgrounds.  A survivor of sexual abuse and domestic violence, Boyle Heights … Continue reading

April 10, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why do we trash women in hip hop?

Sunday Simon, a young musician with roots in early hip hop and rap, hosts a show in which asks older women how lyrics have changed. During the 90′s, says Simon, … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

I Refuse To Be a Robot: The B-Word Isn’t Fly

A young woman in Richmond takes a stand against the “B” word. “A robot doesn’t think about why it’s operating the way it is.” Read the story on Richmond Pulse.

March 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

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