Feminist SalonOur Feminist Salon is a showcase of modern feminist creativity and intelligence. We post links to interesting feminist articles and artwork elsewhere on the web as well as work submitted to this site.
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November 2001 Salon
WOW by CROW The Croatian feminist magazine reports on an international conference about women and Internet technology. The gender gap is digital.
Beauty Which Hurts by Vesna Pender A detailed look at the physical deformation and pain associated with "beauty". Its an ugly business.
HUMANITY DENIED: Systematic Violations of Women's Rights in AfghanistanĘ by Human Rights Watch A very thorough analysis by the respected human rights organization.
Courageous Women by Donna Burton A stunning series of art pieces celebrating the bravery that lies within us.
October 2001 Salon
The WTC Attack, Sept 11 2001 by Robin Morgan Longtime feminist Robin Morgan witnessed the destruction of the World Trade Center from her Greenwich Village neighborhood. She sent this e-mail to her many friends and contacts around the world the day of the attack.
Women and War by Madeleine Bunting A British journalist reflects on the lack of women's voices in the torrent of words over the September 11th tragedy.
The people of Afghanistan have nothing to do with Osama and his accomplices by RAWA RAWA, the Revolutionary Association of the Women of Afghanistan, issued this statement shortly after the attack. RAWA is an Afghan feminist organization that works underground in Taliban controlled areas. RAWA has smuggled video of Taliban human rights abuses to news media around the world.
Peace Women speak out on the tragedy of September 11, 2001 by the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom(WILPF) An eloquent and moving page of statements and reactions from women around the planet inluding Rigoberta Menchu, Eve Ensler and Phyllis Rodriquez, whose son Greg died in the attack.
September 2001 Salon
The Hormone Wars: Mothers, daughters and estrogen by Loretta Williams A mother going through menopause and a daughter going through adolescence discover the power that estrogen has in human relationships.
How To Sue For Sex Discrimination Practical advice from Oprah's Oxygen web site on how to exercise your legal rights. Concise, but informative with suggestions for further research.
Eulogies for Mimi Mimi Farina, singer, activist and sister of Joan Baez, died on July 18, 2001. Though best known for the exquistely beautiful albums she made with Richard Farina, she also worked for many years with Bread and Roses, an organization which brought the arts into California's prisons. Read the eulogies at her memorial service held in August 2001.
Stop Gender Apartheid in Afganistan by The Feminist Majority Foundation The Taliban of Afghanistan have instituted a system of gender apartheid, effectively thrusting the women of Afghanistan into a state of virtual house arrest. Learn more and take action.
August 2001 Salon
What's Good for the Goose by T. Santora This study explores institutional homophobia in the labor movement today and its adverse effect on the treatment of LGBT union members with domestic partners. The labor movement is slowly changing but still sings "Solidarity Forever" offkey when it comes to LGBT workers.
Poisonous Hatred in Cyberspace by Lucia Vilankulu The daughter of an African freedom fighter reflects on her experiences with a very disturbed e-mail stalker.
Gender on Celluloid by Riki Wilchinse Riki takes a look at Hedwig and the Angry Inch as well as other recent films about gender and decides that movies ( well- at least some movies) are dealing with gender in more than one dimension.
Verdadaism by Soraida Martinez Soraida Martinez is a Latina artist of Puerto Rican heritage who is known as the creator of Verdadism, a form of hard-edge abstraction in which paintings are juxtaposed with social commentaries. Visit her gallery and see how powerful art can help change the world.
July 2001 Salon
Filing an Employment Discrimination Charge with the EEOC: by Women Employed Let the experts of Women Employed(WE) guide you through the tangle of procedures necessary to file a discrimination complaint with your Uncle Sam. He can be cantankerous and uncooperative so its nice to have some well informed women on your side.
Censorship of Women An Interview with Sanja Sarnavka Croatian feminist Sanja Sarnavka explains why the silencing of women's voices is so crucial to maintaining the sexist status quo .
The Rocky Road Ahead: US Foreign Policy Under Bush By Yifat Susskind A member of the women's international human rights organization MADRE is not optimistic about the current resident of the US White House.
Notes from the Road By Holly Near The veteran feminist singer lets you peek at her travel diary and get a glimpse of her life and that of her many friends. Go ahead. She won't mind.
by the Chicago Women's Graphics Collective
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