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Holden Kong

on 14 May 2013

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Transcript of Feminism

Amy, Eva, Holden, Paola, Serena, Stephanie Feminism Third Wave of Feminism Second Wave of Feminism May 1960, FDA approves birth control pills First Wave of Feminism Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972:
passed in attempt to put an end to discrimination based on sex for any educational programs receiving federal funding. Challenges the second wave's definitions of femininity; that often assumed a universal female identity and emphasizing the experiences of upper middle class white women. Goals of Third Wave Sought for equal treatment of women and men under the law and voting rights for women. Many third wave feminist were born around 60's - 70's. Focused more on social injustice. The End
Thank You Racism, child abuse, rape, homophobia, classism, reproductive rights, and more. 1990 onwards. Focused on coalition building and mass activism. After the Second Wave ended, feminism started to fade (mid-late 1980's). Goals (contd..) Deconstructing stereotypes of women. Celebrating the diversity of women. Individual voices of women. June 10th 1963 Equal Pay Act 1964 Civil Rights Act Tittle VII October 29th 1966 NOW founded, Betty Friedan as president Executive Order 11375, employment 1967 Felt the second wave failed on certain areas. Goal of First Wave Goal of Second Wave Ellen DeGeneres Set their sights on improving women's access to education, employment, and benefits, as well as reproductive rights. This tendency is always a dismay to fashion critics because she does not wear what a typical women does. Employment Reproductive Rights Phillips v. Martin Marietta Corp 1971 January 1973, Roe v Wade Women Admitted into Military Academies 1975 June 1977, Maher v Roe February 1979, the first abortion counseling clinic opened by Bill Baird, was firebombed Education What is "Feminism"? The American Dream and Identity The diverse collection of both ideologies and movements that describe, define, and defend equal gender rights. Protects women’s interests in economic, political, and social rights. Pregnancy Discrimination Act 1978 1848-1920
Seneca Falls Convention (1848)

19th Amendment: Women's Suffrage (1919) 1960-1980's Vietnam War, Baby Boom, Civil Rights Movement, Gay Rights Movement, Roe vs Wade Famous period characterized with the championing and mandate for gender equity. Betty Friedan and "The Feminine Mystique" (1963) World War II left many widows needing to pursue higher education to support themselves. Many universities began to admit women. Co-eduction became standard in 1970's. "Women are simultaneously victims of themselves as well as victims of men and are upholders of society by acting as mirrors to men."
- Virginia Woolf "A Room of One's Own" An openly gay, stand up comedian, television host, and actress. DeGeneres always wears suits or similar silhouettes. She appears to be masculine, hair is quite short but she still wears makeup. first women's right convention; protest the mistreatment of women in social, economic, political, and religious life. There are 3 waves of Feminism. Women gender roles. Feminism helped women to achieve or get closer to the "American Dream".

It was unattainable because women were limited to what they could achieve. It created new identity for woman, aside from being a mother/housewife, typical stereotype.

In the past, women were forced to be a certain identity and take on a certain role. No identity of their own 1965, Griswold v Connecticut, repealed the Comstock Act Hill vs. Thomas 1967, Colorado is the first
state to allow abortion
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