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Emma Watson’s Taking A Year Off Of Acting To Learn More About Feminism

Emma Watson told bell hooks in an interview in Paper magazine that she’s going to be taking a year off of acting to focus on learning more about feminism. “My own personal task is to read a book a week, and also to read [another] book a month as part ofMore »


Malala Yousafzai Wins The Nobel Peace Prize For Her Work In Education Activism

As we told you this morning, Malala Yousafzai, along with fellow education activist Kailash Satyarthi, won the Nobel Peace Prize. In a press conference today, the youngest ever recipient of the honor said, “I’m proud that I am the first Pakistani and I am honored that I am the first young woman or the… More »


bell hooks Leans In On Lean In

Mass media (along with [Sheryl] Sandberg) is telling us that by sheer strength of will and staying power, any woman so inclined can work hard and climb the corporate ladder all the way to the top. Shrewdly, Sandberg acknowledges that not all women desire to rise to the top, asserting that she is not judging… More »