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Fighting with your body

February 16th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Last night, I was having dinner with a friend, and we were discussing the many many bills that have recently been chipping away at abortion rights. There are the recent House bills–which, unlike a lot of abortion-rights-bending, would be federal law. The “forcible rape” language was taken out due to some public ridicule by our […]

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Tags: Girls with Drive · Grass Routes · Politics

This is what a young feminist looks like

August 31st, 2010 · No Comments

Note: The blog Fair and Feminist held a “This is What a Young Feminist Looks Like Blog Carnival” last Friday. The carnival was in response to a recent New York Times article by Gail Collins in which she said that middle-aged women she talks with wonder, “where are the young feminists?” I was a flake […]

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Tags: Generations · Girls with Drive · Guest Blogger · Stop chastising young people

Guest post: Holly Kearl

August 20th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Note: This is Part 1 of a 3-part guest series by Holly Kearl, a feminist activist, blogger and author. Below is a little intro to Holly and her work. Got a great idea for a guest series? Email me at nona@girl-drive.com. My older sister was born with severe disabilities and because of her, my parents […]

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Tags: Disability and Feminism · Girls with Drive · Guest Blogger

Girldrive: Southern edition (a guest post)

August 2nd, 2010 · 3 Comments

Note: This is a guest post by Katie Rice, who was inspired by Girldrive to go on her own Southern version. Got a great idea for a guest series? Email me at nona@girl-drive.com. When I came home to St. Louis for Thanksgiving break last fall, I found my sister’s copy of GirlDrive sitting on the […]

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Tags: Girldrive Goes Global · Girls with Drive · Grass Routes · Guest Blogger · Roadtripping · Southern Series

Guest post: Behold the squabbling activists!

June 30th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Note: This is a guest post by Miranda of Women’s Glib, an awesome young feminist blogger of whom I’ve been a fan for a while (isn’t that blog title priceless?). Got a great idea for a guest post? Email me at nona@girl-drive.com. Cross-posted at Women’s Glib You might have heard about the Reproductive Health Act. […]

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Tags: Girls with Drive · Guest Blogger · Young women and politics

New York City: Trust Women benefit

June 28th, 2010 · No Comments

Are you going to be around NYC tomorrow? Then come to this happy hour, featuring lotsa ladies from the feministosphere like Irin Carmon and much of the Jezebel crew, Steph Herold from I Am Dr. Tiller, Chloe Angyal from Feministing, Megan Carpentier from TPM, Shelby Knox, and of course, moi. Irin and Steph hatched the […]

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Tags: Girls with Drive · Grass Routes

How To Lose Your Virginity

June 21st, 2010 · 1 Comment

You know how feminists, including yours truly, have been begging for that nuanced convo about sex, for that place between “virgin” and “whore”? Since years and even decades ago? Well, Therese Schechter, of whom I’ve been a fan since “I Was A Teenage Feminist,” is hard at work doing just that in filmic form. Her […]

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Tags: Girls with Drive · Grass Routes · Stop chastising young people · Young Women in the Media

Guest series: Young women in theater

June 16th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Note: Aphra Behn, the artistic director of Guerrilla Girls On Tour, has been guest-blogging on women in theater. Have a great idea for a guest series? Email me at nona@girl-drive.com. Aphra’s note: As a guest blogger on Girldrive this week, I’ll share an interview I did with three young women that I met at our […]

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Tags: Girls with Drive · Guest Blogger

If only there were blogs in 1997, or The Seventeen magazine project

June 14th, 2010 · No Comments

I’ve often said that my feminist “click” moment was the day I wrote a fuck-you letter to Seventeen magazine, informing them that their magazine made me feel like total shit. At the age of 13, I was already making lists of the beauty products I needed, weighing myself obsessively, cutting out pictures of my future […]

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Tags: Girls with Drive · Young Women in the Media

Jaclyn Friedman on Feminist Wednesday

June 3rd, 2010 · 1 Comment

Jaclyn Friedman, director of Women, Action & the Media and Yes Means Yes, was our guest last week on Molly’s and my radio show, Feminist Wednesday. We discussed rape culture and, on a lighter note, dating while feminist. Of course, Brian gets all riled up–sometimes I feel like he’s just trying to be argumentative, but […]

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Tags: Girls with Drive