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Google Doodle honours feminist writer Simone de Beauvoir - 08 Jan 2014
She was a leader of the existentialist movement along with her lifelong partner Jean-Paul Sartre. The two never married because de Beauvoir believed their relationship should not be defined by an institution. She believed not marrying or having kids ...
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Archive of Studs Terkel radio shows to be released to public ...

Houston Chronicle - 18 Mar 2018
FILE - In this July 8, 1997 file photo, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and broadcast legend, Studs Terkel, appears outside his home in Chicago. More than 5,600 of Terkel's radio interview programs on the Chicago station WFMT will be released to the ...
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Brigitte Bardot Says Women Like Me Are Ridiculous

Observer - 12 Mar 2018
Simone de Beauvoir called Brigitte Bardot “the locomotive of women's history.” In the fifties, her unapologetic sexuality was rebellious and shocking. She did as she pleased. She exposed her backside while American cinema still showed twin beds for ...
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Fear of forgetting – heroines who changed history

Open Democracy - 08 Mar 2018
Gisèle Halimi. Simone De Beauvoir and Gisele Halimi were indefatigable. They wrote to every responsible official in the judiciary, military and government – up to General de Gaulle. They personally visited every one of these powerful men who would ...
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15 Inspiring Quotes to Help You Love Your Body

Reader's Digest - 15 Mar 2018
Be sure of yourself. simone de beauvoir Nicole Fornabaio/, shutterstock"To lose confidence in one's body is to lose confidence in oneself." - Simone de Beauvoir. Philosopher and mother of modern feminism, de Beauvoir helped pave the way for women ...
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Announcing Mona Charen's New Book, Sex Matters

National Review - 12 Mar 2018
Syndicated columnist Mona Charen's new book, 'Sex Matters,' which will be available worldwide on June 26. (K Best Photography) A close, reasoned look at the aggressive feminist agenda undermining the success and happiness of men and women across the ...
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Dear Match Book: I'm Starting an International Feminist Book Club

New York Times - 13 Mar 2018
Dear Match Book,. I am an American working in Singapore. I recently discovered that my millennial colleagues know little about the history of feminism. When I told them how much I was looking forward to the TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood's “The ...
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YASMIN ALIBHAI-BROWN: What has Europe ever done for women?

The New European - 10 Mar 2018
This woman had never heard of Simone de Beauvoir, while my feminism was shaped by this deep thinker. On my wall I have this line writ large from her seminal book, The Second Sex: “her wings are cut and then she is blamed for not knowing how to fly ...
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March events at Roanoke College

Roanoke Times - 02 Mar 2018
Women's Forum 2018 - Simone de Beauvoir and the Ambiguities of Feminism: Dr. Laura Hengehold. Tuesday, March 13, 7:00 p.m., Wortmann Ballroom, Colket Center. Dr. Laura Hengehold's research explores the relationship between language, imagination, and ...
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Daily Acts Of Feminism: Seek Out Feminist Heroes

HuffPost UK - 16 Mar 2018
Smethers said other important names for her include: Mary Wollstonecraft - “the mother of feminism, at least in the UK”, Simone de Beauvoir, Angela Davis, Gloria Steinhem and Catherine MacKinnon. And, more recently, Chimamanda Ngozi Adiche, Mary Beard ...
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Five great French women from history you need to know about

The Local France - 08 Mar 2018
OK the chances are you have heard of Simone de Beauvoir, but do you know exactly why she was such a great figure in Frnch history? A 20th century intellectual and feminist, whose book “The Second Sex” was a ground-breaking work in feminist theory. She ...

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