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RESIST: International Women's Day
RESIST: International Women's Day

We celebrate International Women's Day by recognizing not only individual achievement but garnering the power of the whole. And we relish the very proven notion, that each of has the ability to so much for all of us.

 

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RESIST: Breaking the Barrier
RESIST: Breaking the Barrier
"Her road to success was a challenging one," said Billie Jean King, "but I never saw her back down.”
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RESIST: Equal Play, Equal Pay
Photo: NY Times
“Kobe and Peyton walked away from their careers with something I didn’t have: enormous bank accounts. Because of that, they had something else I didn’t have: freedom. Their hustling days were over; mine were just beginning.”- Abby Wambach, former US Women’s Soccer player and winner of ESPY’s Icon Award in 2015
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RESIST: Advocating for LGBTQ Equality
Photo from the Poetry Foundation
"Those of us who are poor, who are lesbians, who are Black, who are older – know that survival is not an academic skill. It is learning how to take our differences and make them strengths.“ - Author Audre Lorde
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RESIST: Pro-Choice
RESIST: Pro-Choice
"Any action in which a man ejaculates or otherwise deposits semen anywhere but in a woman's vagina shall be interpreted and construed as an action against an unborn child." - Oklahoma State Sen. Constance Johnson in 2012
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RESIST: Urbanization and Water Scarcity
Photo by David Maisel
“The landscape was not a site of control; it was actually a site of a lack of control. We as a society endeavored to exert control, because it was outside of our domain.” - David Maisel, photographer
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RESIST: Support for Violence Against Women Act
Photo: Donna Ferrato
“Let us reject the myth that strong women, bold women, independent women, do not find themselves in the throes of violence at the hands of someone who claimed to love them.”- Rep. Ayanna Pressley, co-sponsor of the Violence Against Women Act.
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RESIST: International Women's Day
Photo by Rahmat Gul
“I think that art cannot change anything directly, it’s very difficult to change the situation with art. Art is changing people’s mind and people will change the society,” - Graffiti Artist Shamsia Hassani.
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RESIST: Global Warming
Photo from the Houston Chronicle
“Even as we witness devastating climate impacts causing havoc across the world, we are still not doing enough, nor moving fast enough, to prevent irreversible and catastrophic climate disruption,” U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres at the 2018 UN Climate Conference.
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RESIST: VOTE
Photo Credit: Bust Magazine
"If they won't listen to our voices, then they'll listen to our vote" Ellen DeGeneres
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RESIST: We Believe Women
RESIST: We Believe Women
"Intimating that an assault is a mere political ploy not only offensively maligns Ms. Ford's experience, it reinforces dangerous preconceptions that shame survivors into silence," – Senator Richard Blumenthal.
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RESIST: Freedom of the Press
Investigative Reporter Françoise Huguier in 100 Pictures for Freedom of the Press, revealing the female experience in Siberia
“What they fear most is that my example [of speaking out against deceit and corruption] will prove contagious"- Cuban journalist Yoani Sanchez
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RESIST: Asylum and Zero Tolerance in the United States
Photo Credit: Immigration Impact
“It is almost certain that women will be killed as a result of this decision that will return them to their abusers.” -Denise Gilman, director of the immigration clinic at the University of Texas Law School
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RESIST: Black Women and Health Care
Photo by Dan Wynn
“Black infants in America are now more than twice as likely to die as white infants — a racial disparity that is actually wider than in 1850, 15 years before the end of slavery, when most black women were considered chattel.”- Linda Villarosa writing for New York Times Magazine
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RESIST: Women as Political Machine
RESIST: Women as Political Machine
"Today is also a day that we rededicate ourselves to defending the rights and improving the lives of women here in the United States and around the world.” – Congresswoman Maxine Waters as shown with Coretta Scott
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RESIST: The Choiceless Choice
Photo from WIRED magazine
“I am the legal guardian for the children. In case something happens, I will be protecting them.” - says Nora Sandigo, an immigrant advocate and former refugee
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RESIST: Native American Hate Crimes
Photo: Allen Russel
"It is what I would call 'scorching of your soul,' so it upsets me greatly that this occurred here in our community."- Rapid City Police Chief Karl Jegeris
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RESIST: I Believe Anita Hill
RESIST: I Believe Anita Hill
“One of the things about my testimony that I think resonated so much with women, was that it seemed so regular, so much like what was going on in their day to day lives.” - Anita Hill, American Attorney and Academic
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RESIST: 1968 Olympics Black Power Salute
photo: John Dominis
“It wasn’t done for a malignant reason. It was only done to bring attention to the atrocities of which we were experiencing in a country that was supposed to represent us .” – Tommie Smith, US Olympic gold medalist
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RESIST: Life After Hate
Le Journal de La Photographie
“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” ― Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom
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RESIST: Equal Pay Act
Photo from Huffington Post
“We need to push this issue to the front of conversations so that employers across the US can truly understand that all male and female employees must be compensated equally. Not close. Not almost the same. Equally.”- Serena Williams
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