Ani DiFranco Cancels Songwriting Retreat At Former Slave Plantation

Today in "whaaaaaaaat," feminist icon Ani DiFranco has cancelled her four-day "Righteous Retreat," a songwriting workshop for women. It was cancelled because it was going to be held at the Nottoway Plantation — one of the largest former plantations in the South, which now functions as a museum in which the horrors of… » 12/30/13 9:08am 12/30/13 9:08am

Designer: "I Was Raped" T-Shirt Intended To Empower

Prominent third-wave feminist activist and writer Jennifer Baumgardner (Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism And The Future) made a splash three years ago when she distributed a controversial t-shirt that had, writ large on the front: "I Had An Abortion," and was worn by Gloria Steinem, Ani DiFranco, and countless women's… » 4/04/08 12:00pm 4/04/08 12:00pm