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Activist Launches Fundraising Drive to Open Home for Sexual Assault Survivors

Activist Launches Fundraising Drive to Open Home for Sexual Assault Survivors

A Vanderbilt University graduate and sexual violence survivor launched a fundraising drive yesterday to open a home for fellow college-aged survivors in Nashville, Tennessee.
We Applaud The White House Initiative to Prevent Campus Rape

We Applaud The White House Initiative to Prevent Campus Rape

"This is a momentous day for the movement to end violence against women and, in particular, campus rape."
California Bill Would Change Reporting Requirements for Rapes on College Campuses

California Bill Would Change Reporting Requirements for Rapes on College Campuses

"We want to make sure administrations can't keep stuff hush hush in hopes of making it seem like a school is safe than it really is."
Register at Early Bird Rates for the National Young Feminist Leadership Conference!

Register at Early Bird Rates for the National Young Feminist Leadership Conference!

We’re looking forward to seeing a diverse array of feminists at the conference this year, and we hope you’ll join us in celebrating a decade of young feminist action and leadership across the nation.
College Students Charged With Hate Crimes Against Black Roommate

College Students Charged With Hate Crimes Against Black Roommate

Four San Jose State University students have been charged with misdemeanor hate-crime and battery for committing hate crimes against their 17 year-old black roommate.
Congratulate Gloria Steinem with Ms. Magazine!

Congratulate Gloria Steinem with Ms. Magazine!

Ms. will be sending Gloria a congratulatory card within a few days, and we'd love for you to sign it!
Feminist Majority Foundation Celebrates Gloria Steinem’s Presidential Medal of Freedom

Feminist Majority Foundation Celebrates Gloria Steinem’s Presidential Medal of Freedom

Steinem was one of 16 honorees to receive the prestigious award from President Barack Obama today at The White House.
UMD Mandates Sexual Assault Education for University Community

UMD Mandates Sexual Assault Education for University Community

The sexual misconduct training will be offered through different platforms, including fraternities and sororities, dormitories, freshman level courses, and potentially the Internet.
Tune in Tomorrow: Feminist Campus Leaders on WMC Live with Robin Morgan!

Tune in Tomorrow: Feminist Campus Leaders on WMC Live with Robin Morgan!

Feminist Campus is going to be featured on WMC Live with Robin Morgan! Here's your chance to meet the three activists and get the details on how to tune in.
Help Us End the War on Women and See Your Name in Ms. Magazine!

Help Us End the War on Women and See Your Name in Ms. Magazine!

Want your name in the next issue of Ms.? You got it.
Meet the Team: FMF's Newest Organizers Share Tips, Tricks, and Stories

Meet the Team: FMF’s Newest Organizers Share Tips, Tricks, and Stories

The new Feminist Campus team introduced themselves last week and shared their organizing tips and tricks.
A Women in Academia Mini-Roundtable

A Women in Academia Mini-Roundtable

It's clear that women still struggle to find standing in academia. Two FMF interns tackle the issue right at the line where the personal becomes political.
Roundtable: Our Experiences Buying Plan B

Roundtable: Our Experiences Buying Plan B

"I also bought some Advil and a Dr. Pepper. Made my flight. It should always be that simple."
Excerpts from Gloria Steinem's Speech as Ms. Turns 40

Excerpts from Gloria Steinem’s Speech as Ms. Turns 40

An inspiring keynote (view video) at the National Press Club in celebration of Ms. turning 40,focused not only on how far the feminist movement has come, but also where the feminist movement needs to go in the future. Brief excerpts of her remarks are as follows. On current challenges facing the feminist movement: “I was...
So Sorry, Rachel, There Is Still Sexual Harassment

So Sorry, Rachel, There Is Still Sexual Harassment

By Joan Grey To my dear granddaughter Rachel, At less than a year old, you are a bit young to hear this message. The immediate challenges ahead of you include walking and talking. But this is one of those topics that there is never really a good time to discuss. While I hope you never...
Correct. Protect. Respect. Promoting Economic Security with Safe Workplaces

Correct. Protect. Respect. Promoting Economic Security with Safe Workplaces

By Donna Addkison President/CEO Wider Opportunities for Women Women work. A lot of women work, making up 47% of the American workforce today. Two out three do so to provide the sole or a substantial part of a household income.  Yet women in the workforce continue to be the targets of unwanted, unwelcome sexual harassment...
The Women of "Women, War and Peace"

The Women of “Women, War and Peace”

  By Michele Kort The remarkable five-part PBS series Women, War and Peace concludes on tonight (Tuesday, November 8th) with War Redefined, the capstone piece that brings together the issues brought up in the previous films about conflicts in Afghanistan, Colombia, Liberia and Bosnia. Narrated by Geena Davis, the film touches on, among other things,...
The Real Story of Margaret Sanger

The Real Story of Margaret Sanger

By Ellen Chesler Birth control pioneer Margaret Sanger is back in the news this week thanks to GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain, who claimed on national television that Planned Parenthood, the visionary global movement she founded nearly a century ago, is really about one thing only: “preventing black babies from being born.” Cain’s outrageous and...

Berkeley Students Protest Anti-Affirmative Action Bake Sale

The group sold baked goods that were priced according to the race and gender of their costumers.
HERvotes: How the Youth, Women and Minority Vote are at Stake in 2012

HERvotes: How the Youth, Women and Minority Vote are at Stake in 2012

By Francesca Witcher This post is part of the #Hervotes Blog Carnival and was originally posted on the Feminist Campus Blog. The Feminist Majority Foundation and Ms. Magazine are partnering with other organizations that represent women and people of color in a Health and Economic Right or HERvotes initiative for the election in 2012. FMF’s...