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A public dialogue between Laverne Cox and bell hooks:
Black female voices: bell hooks and Melissa Harris Perry:
Khalida Brohi: How I work to protect women from honor killings (TED Talk):
LZ Granderson: The myth of the gay agenda (TEDxGrandRapids):
Four great talks for International Women’s Day:
My Authentic Life shares real stories of transgender people and loved ones:
Violence against women—it’s a men’s issue; Jackson Katz at TEDxFiDiWomen:
Courtney Martin: This isn’t her mother’s feminism (TED talk):
Yoruba Richen: What the gay rights movement learned from the civil rights movement (TED talk):
Makers: Women Who Make America.  Interviews and footage of the feminist revolution from the 1960s to the 2000s:

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