Thursday, February 4, 2010

Feminist Majority Foundation Feminist Campus updates

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CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY MONTH
It's February, a busy time. This month brings us Groundhog Day, Valentine's Day, Chinese New Year, and President's Day. It's also Black History Month, a time to celebrate the many activists, artists, and leaders who fought deeply entrenched discrimination and won rights and liberties for people of color. READ MORE
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JUSTICE SERVED:
SCOTT ROEDER FOUND GUILTY
gavelThirty-seven minutes. That's how long it took a jury to find Scott Roeder, the killer of abortion provider George Tiller and a member of the anti-choice extremist movement, guilty of first degree murder. READ MORE
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GET READY FOR THE NATIONAL YOUNG FEMINIST LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
capitolThe early bird deadline to register for the National Young Feminist Leadership Conference has been extended through February 10! Register today and pay only $15. Further discounts are available for groups of five or more. READ MORE
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MARRIAGE EQUALITY NOW:
PROP 8 ON TRIAL
defend_equalityBy now, you're probably somewhat familiar with Proposition 8 – the 2008 California ballot initiative that eliminated the right of same sex couples to marry. But have you been keeping up with the federal trial challenging Prop 8's constitutionality? We've got the lowdown. READ MORE
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BIRTH CONTROL ACCESS:
KNOW THE FACTS
birthcontrolpillsIn 2009, Congress reintroduced into law a provision that allows clinics serving low income women and college students to sell contraceptives at a significantly reduced rate. However, some student health centers are still selling birth control pills at a higher cost. Learn what you can do to guarantee that low-cost birth control is available on your campus. READ MORE

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EVENT PLANNING GUIDE:
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S DAY
International Women's Day is only a month away! Join women across the world on March 8th by marking the occasion on your campus. READ MORE
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NEVER ASK PERMISSION TO START A REVOLUTION
A core principle of organizing that is often repeated here at FMF is that you only need five people to start a movement. 50 years ago, four young men in Greensboro, NC proved that you don't even need that many. READ MORE
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FEMINIST SPOTLIGHT: KEATS CONLEY
Keats Conley, a junior at the College of Idaho, is the founder and president of her school's Feminist Majority Leadership Alliance. In this second installment of our Feminist Spotlight series, she sheds light on founding an FMLA, her goals for the semester, and how she came to identify as a feminist in the first place. READ MORE

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