Green Party Candidate Jill Stein To File For Vote Recount In Three Battleground States
Green Party to request recount in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.
Bea Arthur Shelter For LGBT Homeless Youth In NYC To Open In Early 2017
In early 2017, homeless LGBT youth in New York City will be thanking late "Golden Girls" star Bea Arthur for being a friend when an 18-bed shelter operated by the Ali Forney Center opens in the East V...
Peace activists and Gloria Steinem ready to cross Korea DMZ
Marchers from Pyongyang to Seoul include two Nobel laureates and are facing criticism after Ms. Steinem said it was 'bananas' to criticize North Korea over human rights. The march is due to start Sund...
Dave Goldberg death the result of head trauma while exercising
Dave Goldberg, husband of Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, died from accidental blunt force trauma while exercising, according to Mexican officials.
Gormley climate change artwork shown for first time in the Guardian
The Antony Gormley artwork, called Connection, accompanies an extract from Naomi Klein’s book on climate change to raise awareness of how mankind is impacting the planet and ‘sleepwalking into a massi...
Moses Harman
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Julia Batino
Julia Batino (Bitola 1914-Jasenovac concentration camp, Croatia 1942) was a Macedonian Jewish antifascist and women's rights activist. She was made President of the Bitola WIZO (Croatian ZICO Ženska I...
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Jaclyn Friedman
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Green Party Candidate Jill Stein To File For Vote Recount In Three Battleground States
Green Party to request recount in Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania.
Bea Arthur Shelter For LGBT Homeless Youth In NYC To Open In Early 2017
In early 2017, homeless LGBT youth in New York City will be thanking late "Golden Girls" star Bea Arthur for being a friend when an 18-bed shelter operated by the Ali Forney Center opens in the East V...
Peace activists and Gloria Steinem ready to cross Korea DMZ
Marchers from Pyongyang to Seoul include two Nobel laureates and are facing criticism after Ms. Steinem said it was 'bananas' to criticize North Korea over human rights. The march is due to start Sund...
Trude Weiss-Rosmarin
Trude Weiss-Rosmarin (June 17, 1908 – June 26, 1989) was a Jewish-German-American writer, editor, scholar, and feminist activist. With her husband, she co-founded the School of the Jewish Woman in New...
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Dave Goldberg death the result of head trauma while exercising
Dave Goldberg, husband of Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg, died from accidental blunt force trauma while exercising, according to Mexican officials.
Gormley climate change artwork shown for first time in the Guardian
The Antony Gormley artwork, called Connection, accompanies an extract from Naomi Klein’s book on climate change to raise awareness of how mankind is impacting the planet and ‘sleepwalking into a massi...
Eleanor Marx
Eleanor Marx Aveling (16 January 1855 – 31 March 1898), also known as Jenny Julia Eleanor "Tussy" Marx , was the English-born youngest daughter of Karl Marx. She was herself a socialist activist, who ...
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Gisèle Halimi
Gisèle Halimi (born Zeiza Gisèle Élise Taïeb in 1927) is a French lawyer, feminist activist, and essayist.
Halimi was born in La Goulette, Tunisia on 27 July 1927 to a Jewish mother and a Berber f...
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Avital Ronell
Avital Ronell (/ˈɑːvɪtəl roʊˈnɛl/; born 15 April 1952) is an American philosopher who contributes to the fields of continental philosophy, literary studies, psychoanalysis, feminist philosophy, politi...
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Ellen Willis
Ellen Jane Willis (December 14, 1941 – November 9, 2006) was an American left-wing political essayist, journalist, activist, feminist, and pop music critic.
Willis was born in Manhattan to a Jewis...
Judith Butler
Judith Butler (born February 24, 1956) is an American philosopher and gender theorist whose work has influenced political philosophy, ethics and the fields of feminist, queer and literary theory. Sinc...
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Karl M. Baer
Karl M. Baer (20 May 1885 in Arolsen, Germany – 26 June 1956 in Bat Yam, Israel) was a German-Israeli author, social worker, reformer, suffragette and Zionist. Born female and named Martha Baer ...
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Ella Shohat
Ella Habiba Shohat (Arabic: إيلا حبيبة شوحط; born 1959) is Professor of Cultural Studies at New York University, and has taught, lectured and written extensively on issues having to do with Eurocentri...
Franciszka Arnsztajnowa
Franciszka Arnsztajnowa (in full: Franciszka Hanna Arnsztajnowa; 19 February 1865 – August 1942) was a Polish poet, playwright, and translator of Jewish descent. Much of her creative oeuvre falls with...
Mendel Shapiro
Mendel Shapiro, a Jerusalem lawyer and Modern Orthodox Rabbi, is the author of a halakhic analysis in which he argued that women could be called to read from the Torah in prayer services with men on S...
Emma Lazarus
Emma Lazarus (July 22, 1849 – November 19, 1887) was an American poet born in New York City.She is best known for "The New Colossus", a sonnet written in 1883; its lines appear on a bronze plaque in ...
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Rachel Pollack
Rachel Pollack (born August 17, 1945 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American science fiction author, comic book writer, and expert on divinatory tarot. Pollack has been a great influence on the women's ...
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Martha Nussbaum
Martha Craven Nussbaum (/ˈnʊsbaʊm/; born May 6, 1947) is an American philosopher and the current Ernst Freund Distinguished Service Professor of Law and Ethics at the University of Chicago, a chair th...
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Susan Sontag
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Paula Hyman
Paula Ellen Hyman (September 30, 1946 – December 15, 2011) was the Lucy Moses Professor of Modern Jewish History at Yale University and president of the American Academy for Jewish Research from 2004 ...
Elizabeth Wurtzel
Elizabeth Lee Wurtzel (born July 31, 1967) is an American writer and journalist, known for publishing her best-selling memoir Prozac Nation, at the age of 26. She holds a BA from Harvard College and a...
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