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You Are the Wind Beneath My Wings

“DITTO!” was all it took to bring tears to me eyes. You wouldn’t think one word at the end of a tweet from someone you don’t “know,” retweeted by someone else you don’t “know,” would make you cry. But it did. Actually, to be honest, it was the combination of the tweet, the “DITTO!”, and […]

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10 Cool Lists of 10 Cool Things to Love

It’s no secret that, besides this soon-to-be-amazing personal blog, I also run an already amazing (she writes none-too-modestly) website not surprisingly called AmazingWomenRock.com, which has, over the last five years, become my own fabulously random work of multimedia performance art as well as an online oasis of inspiration for women and men who love women (she […]

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10 Things I Loved About @TEDGlobal Day 1 via TED Live

I love TED. I have since I watched my first TED talk about eight years ago. And I’ve watched many, many, many others since. I’ve even spoken myself, at TEDxAjman, on the subject of gender parity on world stages.

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More Truth. Less Tits & Ass Please.

“Ridiculous hey?” Saskatchewan University students quip about two-thirds of the way through their going-viral video on sexist advertising (see below). Well, yes. The fact that women continue to be objectified, sexualized (often violently), and unclothed (often appearing essentially naked) in mainstream advertising to sell everything from cars to cod IS ridiculous.

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Facebook, food & feminism (Days 5, 6, 7 & 8)

This week’s three “F” words! Yes, I have continued on Susan’s Last 10 Days in May Magic Bullet Muffin & Fat Back Buster UnDiet & Weight Release Thing, even while I was madly blogging against big bad corporate Facebook and its misogynist treatment of women — fighting  the good feminist fight as it were. I […]

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Yes, @Facebook, it IS graphic violence (Trigger warning)

One of the issues central to the campaign to have violently misogynist and completely inappropriate content removed from Facebook is the question of what constitutes: hate speech or symbol graphic violence nudity or pornography Four paragraphs below this one is a screenshot. At the top of the  screenshot is a “poster” of a woman who […]

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I’m confused Facebook… (Trigger warning)

I was temporarily blocked from Facebook on Wednesday, May 22, for posting this image on my AmazingWomenRock Facebook page in support of the open letter campaign jointly spearheaded by Women, Action, & Media (WAM), The Everyday Sexism Project and writer/activist Soraya Chemaly:

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Blocked for being a “bad girl?” (Trigger warning)

I was temporarily blocked from Facebook (i.e. access to my personal account and my four pages) on Wednesday, May 22. It happened after I posted content in support of an open letter demanding “swift, comprehensive and effective action addressing the representation of rape and domestic violence on Facebook.” Was I given the Facebook equivalent of […]

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How to report hate speech on Facebook

Here’s how to report spam or inappropriate content on Facebook: Hover at the top right hand corner of the post (see pink arrow on the screen shot below)

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