women of color

women of color

WHY I'M A...FEMINIST *gasp*

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...this isn't even a quarter of my list ʘ‿ʘ facebook friend me! http://www.facebook.com/officiallacigreen tweet at me grrl - http://www.twitter.com/gogreen18 Tumblr for gifs & pics! (SFW) - http://lacigreen.tumblr.com FURTHER READING/SOURCES Hollywood's Race & Gender-Based Casting https://www.law.berkeley.edu/files/bccj/Casting_study.pdf Women of Color in the Movies http://www.policymic.com/articles/84899/hollywood-s-problem-with-women-of-color-is-even-worse-than-you-realize State policy trends of 2013 (abortion restrictions) http://www.guttmacher.org/media/inthenews/2013/04/11/ Does Congress Look Like America? (no) http://www.takepart.com/article/2012/04/24/does-congress-look-america-infographic Gender Gap in the 2012 Election Coverage http://www.4thestate.net/female-voices-in-media-infographic/# The Status of Women in the Media 2013 - Report http://wmc.3cdn.net/51113ed5df3e0d0b79_zzzm6go0b.pdf Studio Responsibility Index (LGBT Characters in the Media) http://www.glaad.org/blog/first-annual-studio-responsibility-index-finds-lack-substantial-lgbt-characters-mainstream The Wage Gap, By Gender and Race http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0882775.html Women and Money http://boston.cbslocal.com/2013/10/01/women-money-the-pay-gap/ Women in the Boardroom World Map - Hiring Trends http://www.grant-thornton.co.uk/en/Thinking/women_in_the_boardroom_world_map_infographic/ Women in STEM Fields http://www.forbes.com/sites/work-in-progress/2012/06/20/stem-fields-and-the-gender-gap-where-are-the-women/ SUMMARY Especially on the internet, the idea that we still need feminism is hotly contested. In this episode of Sex+, Laci goes through a list of 60 reasons why she thinks feminism is still important and relevant in 2013. She closes by asking the audience to discuss whether or not they identify as a feminist.