Tag Archives: Women’s Movement

Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | DSA to screen ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ at the Alamo

By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | February 17, 2017 Event: Screening of  ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ Dates: Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 7 p.m. Where: Alamo Drafthouse South Lamar Address: 1120 South Lamar Blvd., Austin, TX 78704 AUSTIN … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
METRO EVENT | ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry’ screens in Austin

The film is a powerful testament to a movement that changed the course of history. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | February 23, 2015 Event: Screening of ‘She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry‘ What: Feature documentary on the early … Continue reading

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Alice Embree :
METRO | Feminism is alive and well in Austin

The Women’s Community Center of Central Texas builds on work that the women’s movement in Austin has done over the decades. By Alice Embree | The Rag Blog | January 19, 2015 AUSTIN — Feminism is alive and well in … Continue reading

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Jonah Raskin :
My Valentine’s Day

I had my best Valentine’s Day ever dancing in the streets of New York with about 60 beautiful women protesting violence against women. By Jonah Raskin | The Rag Blog | February 18, 2014 NEW YORK CITY — I didn’t … Continue reading

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Alice Embree and Phil Prim :
Remembering Judy Smith

Judith Hart Smith, 1944-2013 Judy Smith was the face of feminism at The Rag for many years. Judy Smith, who had a great and lasting impact on all who knew and worked with her, died November 6, 2013, in Missoula, … Continue reading

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : October Interviews with Poppy Northcutt, Maneesha James, Seth Holmes, and Thomas Zigal

Frances “Poppy” Northcutt with Rag Radio’s Thorne Dreyer in the studios of KPFT-FM in Houston, Friday, October 25, 2013. Photo by Guy Schwartz / The Rag Blog. Rag Radio podcasts: Thorne Dreyer interviews Poppy Northcutt, Maneesha James, Seth Holmes, and … Continue reading

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Marilyn Katz : Hathaway’s Nipples and a Congressional Primary

Anne Hathaway at the Academy Awards. Image from HaveUHeard. Signs of the times?Hathaway’s nipples and a Congressional primary Has the liberal media switched sides in the war against women? By Marilyn Katz / The Rag Blog / March 27, 2013 … Continue reading

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Marilyn Katz : Our Bodies, Their Politics

Image from The Raw Story.Our bodies, their politics The last few months have made abundantly clear what women must do: rid America’s capitols of misogynists. By Marilyn Katz / The Rag Blog / April 24, 2012 In the first half … Continue reading

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Alice Embree : Women are ‘Seeing Red’ in Texas

“Seeing Red” organizer Marcia Ball, center, with Emily Haas, left, and novelist Sarah Bird at the Texas State Capitol. Photo by Susan Crews Bailey / Facebook. ‘Seeing Red’: The Texas Taliban’s war on women By Alice Embree | The Rag … Continue reading

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Ron Jacobs : Women’s Rights are Human Rights

International Women’s Day 2012 poster from Public Services International, a global trade union federation.Women’s rights are human rights Besides the fact that it celebrates women in a society primarily controlled by men, it is the socialist roots of International Women’s … Continue reading

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Alice Embree : Texas Actions Mark 100 Years of Celebrating Women

More than 1,000 marched in San Antonio March 5, 2011, to observe International Women’s Day. Photos by Susan Van Haitsma (top) and Alice Embree / The Rag Blog.International Women’s Day:100 years of celebrating women By Alice Embree / The Rag … Continue reading

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Tony Platt : My Friend Betita Martinez

Betita Martinez. Photo from SF Gate.‘The heart just insists’:My friend Betita Martinez As the daughter of a dark-skinned immigrant from Mexico City and a blue-eyed North American, she felt racism in the air, ‘but I did not have words for … Continue reading

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