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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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Ireland's start-up community is fragmented and lacks cohesion - 16 Oct 2017
You know, like discovering Bob Dylan in the 1960s in New York's Greenwich Village, Simone de Beauvoir or Jean Paul-Sartre in a 1930s Parisian café, Velvet Underground's Lou Reed and Nico at Andy Warhol's The Factory during glam-rock-era New York, ...
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Celebrating Global Feminism With Gloria Steinem and Robin Morgan

New York Times - 05 Oct 2017
Ms. Morgan, an author and radio host, founded the Sisterhood Is Global Institute, a think tank, with the writer Simone de Beauvoir in 1984. Though de Beauvoir's seminal 1949 book “The Second Sex” was a hit in the United States, the push for equality ...
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Man boobs and surgery

The Star Online - 15 Oct 2017
The French author and philosopher Simone de Beauvoir once said: "To lose confidence in one's body is to lose confidence in oneself." On that note, the only advice I can give to my patients is: "Wear loose shirts. Focus on your inner beauty and ignore ...
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Campus gathers to remember Alexander Askenazy '20

Union College (press release) - 12 Oct 2017
In reflecting on Alex's passing, an emotional President Stephen C. Ainlay was reminded of the words of the French philosopher and writer Simone de Beauvoir. She wrote that when death occurs, it is like a plane engine stopping in midflight. “No matter ...
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What Was the Most Influential Power Couple in History?

The Atlantic - 10 Oct 2017
Simone de Beauvoir, whose writing shaped feminist philosophy, and Jean-Paul Sartre, one of the fathers of existentialism, admired, criticized, and stimulated each other's work. They also never married, had kids, or lived together—which seems ideal ...
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Pour l'amour de Simone, de Beauvoir en son boudoir

Le Club de Mediapart (Blog) - 12 Oct 2017
En nous invitant dans l'alcôve d'une des plus emblématiques figures du féminisme, Anne-Marie Philipe met délicatement à nu la midinette qui se cache derrière le visage anguleux de Simone de Beauvoir. S'appropriant les textes de l'écrivaine et de ses ...
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A Second Wife Haunted by the Shadow of Her Husband's First

New York Times - 03 Oct 2017
Artists and muses who suffered love affairs splintered by infidelity are summoned to bear witness to the narrator's obsession: Auguste Rodin and his mistress Camille Claudel; Vaclav Havel and his wife, Olga Splichalova; Simone de Beauvoir and Nelson ...
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Interdisciplinary Studies in Sexuality Major Comes to Concordia

The Link - 03 Oct 2017
A new interdisciplinary studies in sexuality major was conditionally approved by the Quebec government, announced principal of the Simone De Beauvoir Institute, Kimberley Manning, at the university's first Queer Homecoming earlier this month. Archive ...
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Education: a radical tradition

Spiked - 06 Oct 2017
As Simone de Beauvoir put it, 'One is not born a genius: one becomes a genius'. But, she added, the need for time and space to 'become' means 'personal accomplishment is almost impossible in the human categories that are maintained collectively in an ...
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TED MARKLE: A man's work is never done

The Pilot - 11 Oct 2017
Simone de Beauvoir. Recently, Sue and I had to do a sort of role reversal. While Sue has always worked (part-time over the past many years), her new retail role required a ramping up of hours leading up to the holidays. Working more than full-time, her ...
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23 Feminist Quotes To Share On International Day Of The Girl

Bustle - 10 Oct 2017
Simone de Beauvoir. "Does my sexiness upset you?/Does it come as a surprise/That I dance like I've got diamonds/At the meeting of my thighs?" ― Maya Angelou. "We cannot all succeed when half of us are held back." ― Malala Yousafzai. "You Don't Have ...

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