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feminist news round-up: 26.04.14

Image: Daniel Lobo

Image: Daniel Lobo

 

Catch up on all the feminist news from all around the world this week on Lip!
Did you observe ANZAC day yesterday? Well, don’t forget to remember women in war and women affected by war. Check out this blog post for some thought-provoking stories.

Watch Jon Stewart from The Daily Show bag out persistent sexism in politics.


Lupita Nyong’o was named People magazine’s most beautiful person – but she’s the first dark-skinned woman to be named.

Can porn stars be feminists?

The New York Times wrote that Hillary Clinton’s bid for presidency would block the path for other women who want to run for the White House. What the heck?

 

Looking for something new and interesting to read? Why not check out these comics?

 

You might have missed this live conversation about gender binaries, but check out the video here, thanks to The Representation Project!

On Lip this week:

Ally Van Schilt writes about the I Touch Myself Project, which commemorates The Divinyls singer Chrissy Amplett and promotes breast cancer awareness.

Check out this review of Kirsty Mac’s comedy show, ‘Feminazi,’ for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

Shannon Clarke discusses the outcomes of using loaded words such as ‘rape culture’ and ‘slut shaming’.

Audrey K. Hulm tells us why she’s founded ‘Found Festival’ and you can win an awesome package to check out the festival through Lip!

American parenting magazine bans magazine cover with a woman breastfeeding

Read about conservative feminism – is it good or bad for politics?

Canberra ‘Fashfest’ supports local artists and diversity – a breath of fresh air!
What’s been on your news radar this week, Lipsters?
Share anything interesting you’ve seen in the news with us in the comments!

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