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  • Feministing in 2013 with Jessica Valenti
  • FeminismThrough the ages
  • Feminism is worthless without intersectionality and inclusion.
  • In the end, anti-black,anti-female, and all forms of discrimination are equivalent to the same thing... anti-humanism.~Shirley Chisholm (1924-2005), American politician, educator, and author
  • We must recognizedifference and devise ways to use each others difference to enrich our visions and our joint struggles. ~Audre Lorde
  • Second wave feminism
  • Civil Rights Act of 1964 passed
  • Title IX passed
  • We are coming down from our pedestal and up from our laundry room. We want an equal share in government and we mean to get it. ~Bella Abzug
  • Women’s Liberation
  • As much as weneed a prosperouseconomy, we alsoneed a prosperity ofkindness anddecency. ~Caroline Kennedy American author, attorney, humanitarian
  • Democracy is not an incident that happens overnight, nor a gift that America can give to the world. It is a culture, which needs peace to evolve. ~Shirin Ebade Iranian lawyer former judge & human rights activist, founder of Iran’s Defenders of Human RightsCenter, Nobel Peace Prize awardee
  • Third wave feminists
  • The real power of feminism isnt in our numbers or our public image; its in the quality and diversity of the women involved. ~Jessica Valenti
  • In a society where the rightsand potential of women are constrained, no man can be truly free. He may have power, but he will not have freedom. ~Mary Robinson, 1st female President of Ireland
  • Feminism should be accessible to everyone, nomatter what your education level.~Jessica Valenti
  • National Young feministleadership conference
  • IF OUR FOREMOTHERS WANT FEMINISM TO STAY ALIVE AND KICKING, THEY HAVE TO BE WILLING TOHAND OVER THE REINS. AT LEAST TO SOME EXTENT. ~JESSICA VALENTI
  • Who needs feminism?
  • Proving Feminism is Alive and Well at UNH Student Organizations Program/Events UNH Alliance (LGBTQA+) Being Fierce and Fabulous Empowerment Group for Women, Health Services Society for Women Engineers Inner Beauty, Health Services UNH Peace and Justice League Know Your Power Campaign, Bystander Education UNH VOX Vagina Monologues, SHARPP & WildActsWildActs Social Justice Theatre Troupe UNH Feminist Week, WS Program Peer Education Groups Taking a Community Stance! Stepping out to speak out against violence, SHARPP and UNH Community Advocates, SHARPP Fat Talk Free and Eating Concerns Awareness Weeks, Eating Concerns Mentors and Health Services Community Educators, SHARPP Eating Concerns Mentors, Health UNH Department & Offices Services Sexual Harassment and Rape Prevention Program (SHARPP) UNH President’s Commission on the Status of Women UNH Women’s Studies Program UNH Queer Studies Program