Inspiring Thursday: Angela Davis

“The roots of sexism and homophobia are found in the same economic and political institutions that serve as the foundation of racism in this country and, more often than not, the same extremist circles that inflict violence on people of color are responsible for the eruptions of violence inspired by sexist and homophobic biases. Our …

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Inspiring Thursday: Angèle

«Je ne peux pas être la porte-parole de toutes les femmes, je peux juste être une des figures du féminisme, et d’ailleurs malgré moi» (“I cannot be the spokesperson for all women, I can just be one of the figures of feminism, and besides in spite of myself”)

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Inspiring Thursday: Cynthia Enloe

“Becoming a feminist didn’t mean I always knew the answer; becoming a feminist for me meant that I had very pointed questions to ask that I had spent years not asking. And, when you have better questions to ask, your thinking gets better.”

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Inspiring Thursday: Maria Lassnig

Maria Lassnig (1919–2014) is a worldwide recognized artist from Austria, and moreover one of the most important women painters from the 20th century. She was an original exponent of expressionism, with some influence of surrealism and cubism.

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Inspiring Thursday: Judith Butler

“If there is something right in Beauvoir’s claim that one is born, but rather becomes a woman, it follows that woman itself is a term in process, a becoming, a constructing that cannot rightfully be said to originate or to end. As an ongoing discursive practice, it is open to intervention and resignification.” ― Judith Butler, Gender …

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Inspiring Thursday: Emma Watson

“Feminism is about giving women choice. Feminism is not a stick with which to beat other women with. It’s about freedom, it’s about liberation, it’s about equality.” – Emma Watson, The Guardian.   

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Inspiring Thursday: Alicia Alonso

“If a person keeps thinking, ‘How old am I going to be?’ and thinking about the age, that’s the worst thing you can do. You don’t have to think about how old you are. You have to think about how many things you want to do, and how to do it, and keep on doing it. Otherwise, …

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