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#Feminist

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Underarm hair is natural so why do people reel in horror from my hairy armpits? Opinion

Opinion: Underarm hair is natural so why do people reel in horror from my hairy armpits?

The kickback women face when we dare to show contempt for this societal norm is most intriguing, writes Síomha Ní Ruairc.

10 struggles of being a feminist in Ireland

*deep sigh*

From TheJournal.ie 'Speaking out about imbalance can shake people up' Irish Book Awards

'Speaking out about imbalance can shake people up'

Journalist and and Irish Book Awards-nominated editor Sinead Gleeson on why speaking out can help bring change.

The feminist themes in Mad Max have been turned into a new meme

“Thanks for rescuing me”.

From TheJournal.ie Rosanna Davison has slammed this ‘misleading headline’ and says she is 100% feminist Misrepresented
From TheJournal.ie Artist spreads feminist message... on period pads Bleeding Heart

The feminist who aborted her baby because it was a boy? It's likely a hoax

The story has gone viral, but all is not as it seems.

From TheJournal.ie Pro-choice activists tie pair of giant red knickers to Dáil gates Speaking Of Imelda

Pro-choice activists tie pair of giant red knickers to Dáil gates

The knickers had a message calling for the 8th amendment to the constitution to be removed.

Time Magazine wants to ban the word 'feminist' and the internet isn't happy

The magazine is holding a poll on words that “should be banned”.

David Cameron under fire for refusing to wear 'feminist' t-shirt

Elle magazine asked him five times.

Everybody's talking about Beyoncé's 'feminist' moment at the MTV awards

Bring on the ‘Beyonce is/isn’t a feminist’ articles.

From TheJournal.ie Tired of how women are represented in films? You're not alone Girls On Film

Tired of how women are represented in films? You're not alone

A Feminist Film Festival will be held in Dublin next month – the profits will benefit victims of sex trafficking.

Caitlin Moran brings feminist tea towels to Dublin

The writer was in Vicar Street last night, asking people to stand on chairs.

From TheJournal.ie Could Mona Lisa have been a feminist who wanted more women in the Church? Art History

Could Mona Lisa have been a feminist who wanted more women in the Church?

One amateur art historian believes he has the story behind that smile…

From TheJournal.ie Pair jailed for abusing feminist campaigner on Twitter Twitter Abuse

Pair jailed for abusing feminist campaigner on Twitter

Isabella Sorley and John Nimmo sent expletive-laden messages to Caroline Criado-Perez.

From TheJournal.ie Lisa McInerney: It’s nice that the f-word is no longer such a dirty one Opinion

Lisa McInerney: It’s nice that the f-word is no longer such a dirty one

A few months ago the word “feminist” was strictly taboo for pop stars, but now they’re falling over themselves to identify as feminists, writes Lisa McInerney

From TheJournal.ie Swedish cinemas launch feminist film rating Gender Equality

Swedish cinemas launch feminist film rating

The movies will be given an ‘A’ rating if they pass the Bechdel test.

From TheJournal.ie Madonna calls for Pussy Riot pardon Dissent

Madonna calls for Pussy Riot pardon

The singer said it would be a tragedy if the three women received a lengthy sentence for their anti-Vladimir Putin protest.

From TheJournal.ie Pussy Riot trial: Putin calls for lenience Russia

Pussy Riot trial: Putin calls for lenience

Meanwhile, protests took place opposite the Moscow courthouse in support of the three women on trial in Russia.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The groupthink in decision-making positions in Ireland must end Column

Column: The groupthink in decision-making positions in Ireland must end

Groupthink, cronyism and lack of accountability are largely to blame for the disastrous mess Ireland is now in, writes Clara Fischer.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Feminists angry and humourless? Not the ones I know Opinion

Column: Feminists angry and humourless? Not the ones I know

The feminist movement has a bad name – but its mission is more relevant in these times than ever, writes Linda Kelly.