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Young Women, Narcissism and the Selfie Phenomenon: Mary McGill (Transcript)

Mary McGill is a Hardiman Scholar at NUI Galway. Her PhD research explores young women’s relationship to the selfie phenomenon. She lectures in feminist and gender theory at the Centre for Global Women’s Studies. Here is the full text of Mary’s talk titled “Young Women, Narcissism and the Selfie Phenomenon” at TEDxGalway conference. Mary McGill …

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The Lies We Tell Pregnant Women: Sofia Jawed-Wessel (Full Transcript)

Sofia Jawed-Wessel – Sex researcher We’re going to share a lot of secrets today, you and I, and in doing so, I hope that we can lift some of the shame many of us feel about sex. How many here have ever been catcalled by a stranger? Lots of women. For me, the time I …

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The Women in Film Revolution Begins with You: Naomi McDougall-Jones at TEDxBeaconStreet (Transcript)

Naomi McDougall-Jones – TRANSCRIPT Hello. I’m going to begin today with a story and end with a revolution. Are you ready? Here’s the story. All my life I wanted to be an actress. From the time I was very small I could feel the magic of storytelling and I wanted to be a part of it. …

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Masculine Women, Feminine Men: Kiyoka Yahaba at TEDxYouth@Tokyo (Transcript)

Kiyoka Yahaba – TRANSCRIPT On April 17, 2015, I, Kiyoka Yahaba, managed to miss two hours of maths class and not be considered absent. You’re probably wondering how I did this. I was sexually assaulted on the train that morning. Now, by saying that out loud, I may have made a few of you quite …

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