16 days of activism 2017 by Celia Thompson
Dec08

16 days of activism 2017 by Celia Thompson

Leave violence behind and take women forward
Save the girl, beat the crime

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Chimanda Ngozi Adichie responds  to Transphobic comments
Mar30

Chimanda Ngozi Adichie responds to Transphobic comments

Chimanda Ngozi Adichie responds to Transphobic comments

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ADVICE FROM ADICHIE ON RAISING A  DAUGHTER
Mar11

ADVICE FROM ADICHIE ON RAISING A DAUGHTER

Being a feminist is like being pregnant. You either are or you are not. You either believe in the full equality of women, or you do not.

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Re-write Your  History | April Thompson
Feb09

Re-write Your History | April Thompson

Published on Mar 2, 2015
April Yvette Thompson performs a piece from her play “Liberty City” and then considers how she came to define herself not by where she began, but by who she has become, a writer.

April Yvette Thompson is a Tony-winning producer, writer & actor working across media. April just wrapped filming of the new 20th Century Fox pilot Babylon Fields, and has also starred in many Broadway productions including Clybourne Park, and Vassar Voices. Her off-broadway credits include The Exonerated, Medea, King Lear, and Macbeth. April’s Film/TV credits include The Exonerated, Accidental Husband, Blue Caprice, Backwards, Blue Bloods, Law & Order, Third Watch et al. As SimonSays Entertainment Director of Development, April produced the award-winning Sundance features: Blue Caprice, Mother of George, Night Catches Us & Gun Hill Road. April was on the Tony-winning producing team of the longest-running Broadway production of Porgy & Bess. April is developing her second play in The Miami Trilogy, Good Bread Alley, with support from NYSF, NYTW, Arsht. Her first play, Liberty City was an Off Broadway hit nominated for Drama Desk, Outer Critics, Lortel & AUDELCO awards.

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Monthly Round Up January 2017
Feb03

Monthly Round Up January 2017

A New Year, President Trump, Women in March, Williamses rule female tennis and African democracy thrives.

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