SHE SAID IT
"Sometimes I feel discriminated against, but it does not make me angry. It merely astonishes me. How can any deny themselves the pleasure of my company! It's beyond me." - Zora Neale Hurston

July 1999
Vol. 1 - #5


Said It: Feminist News, Culture & Politics  

in this issue:

The Perfect Woman

Redefining the Body

Scapegoating the Makah


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"So one day, woman said, Enough! She decided not to worry anymore about her own body image. She no longer tried to convince herself or others to accept her body just the way it was."
The Perfect Woman
by Adriene Sere

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"The male body is almost always depticted as the generic, representative human body."
Redefining the Body
by Jean Clough



Reality Check 2000 monitors the impact of welfare reform on families in Washington state. More
 
"The racism generated by the media's coverage of this issue helps set the stage for the powers-that-be to move in on treaty rights over land and resources."
Scapegoating the Makah



"Over two million comsmetic procedures were performed in the US in 1997…"  More

"It is well known that pretty women cause unhealthy activities …"
Disabled by Pretty Women

 

Seattle Rape Relief: Can it be Reclaimed?

Interim executive director of Seattle Rape Relief, Amanda Madorno, and the board of directors cite spending cuts as the reason for shutting down the organization. Volunteers refuse to accept its closure.

 

The Birth of Women's Sports

"In 1896, five years after James Naismith had invented basketball, and claimed it an ideal sport for women, the first intercollegiate women's basketball game was held, between Stanford University and the University of California, Berkeley."

 

Judy Nicastro for City Council

Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch

…and more!

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