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How Sarah Jester and Taia Lucas celebrate women, Oprah style

On Jan. 7, 2018, Oprah Winfrey stood among Hollywood’s elite at the 2018 Golden Globe Awards and delivered a speech that had her audience, both in attendance and watching at home, nodding and applauding in solidarity. She communicated hope, leadership and fearless pursuit toward a brighter tomorrow for women all …

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The Feminist Museum brings feminism to life on campus

Art comes in all forms to the University of Oregon, but few exhibits have as direct of a mission statement as the Object/Subject exhibition currently being put on by the Feminist Museum. Now, there are few things I enjoy more frequently than lively discussions about feminism with intelligent people, but …

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Destigmatizing the ‘F-Word’: feminism in theory and in practice in the 21st century

Gender advocates. Social activists. Man haters. Bra burners. Rampant social stereotypes and diverse personal applications of the word “feminist” make its meaning near impossible to pin down. Among those who identify with the term, individual perspectives surrounding social and political conversations about race, reproductive rights and LGBTQ issues make the …


Sullivan: Football players should be held accountable for their actions

Imagine a case of sexual assault. A 9-1-1 call surfaces after a month of the case being in the mainstream news but a year after the survivor first reported the rape. The survivor had already identified the man who had raped her and DNA evidence had proven that he indeed …