Category Archives: Feminist Blogs Of Interest
Interesting post about Sophie Germain here at Angry for a Reason, below is an excerpt: In 1794 the Ã‰cole Polytechnique opened in Paris. It’s mission statement was to”train mathematicians and scientists for the country”(Perl 64). The school did not admit … Continue reading
Melissa lays it out here, noting: [O]ne of the most common themes among the emails I get is gratitude for expressing frustration or contempt or anger at something of which, women have been told in explicit or implicit ways, our … Continue reading
From this blog: Only in the past 10 years has there emerged a critical look at the centrality of women’s relationship to food practices and the meanings embedded in them. Here’s a few of those works. I’m developing a more … Continue reading
Read her essay by this title here. It begins: There are right now two lawsuits being prosecuted by black women lawyers that are quietly making their way around the Internet. A little too quietly for my taste. …
Share Your Story Here! As women, we’ve all been there at some point in our lives….a job…a sport…some activity where we were told we can’t participate simply because we were female. Answer the question … and tell us what … Continue reading
“Whatever you think Suleman’s choices say about her, I know I’m a whole lot more disturbed by what the cruel, bigoted, violent responses to those choices say about our society.”
Kate Harding at Broadsheet wrote the first post about Nadya Suleman I’ve wanted to link to. The title of this post is her concluding sentence, and she speaks for me on this too. –Ann Bartow
I’ve written before that pornography is not necessarily a good form of sex ed. Depends on the porn, in theory. To me, this much is clear: when porn embraces abuse, degradation, humiliation, torture, that’s not sex ed. Consider the … Continue reading
Head on over to Our Bodies, Our Blog to read the post with this title. It highlights a report concerning the treatment of women held in immigration detention centers in Arizona.
What Tami Said blog author Tamara Winfrey Harris has an interesting and provocative column here. Below is a short excerpt: Americans tout our egalitarian democracy to the world: anyone can be president, we say. But some of us know this … Continue reading
It’s pretty engaging! Informative and geeky, as you might expect from two academics, but also very amusing at times. Some posts are quite provocative, so if the prospect of reading opinions you strongly disagree with is alarming, it’s not … Continue reading
Here, at abyss2hope. Marcella Chester deserves so much credit for the attention she brings to this issue.
A great post by Susie at Echidne of the Snakes. She takes on the view promulgated by so many “male feminists” that if only women would bow to their superior leadership and be nicer, quieter, prettier, and more solicitous of … Continue reading
Thought provoking essay by this title here, at Screaming Into the Void. Below is a short excerpt: … Women who succeed in sticking to the good girl definitions of the earlier parts of the 1900s by repressing their sinful sexual … Continue reading
Here! Founded by Columbia Law Profs Katherine Franke and Suzanne Goldberg, who, happily for FLP readers, will sometimes cross post here, see e.g.!
Welcome to the blogosphere, UVA Feminist Legal Forum. The new blog “is dedicated to advancing feminist discussion and awareness. The Feminist Legal Forum provides a place for law students to examine legal issues which affect women, clarify what feminism … Continue reading
The NCAA tries to prevent men from blaming Title IX for cuts to sports that are actually recession related.
And, I’d bet most readers join me in hoping this works! From USA Today: NCAA President Myles Brand has a message for member institutions: Don’t blame Title IX. Brand expects some schools to drop men’s teams in coming months because … Continue reading
Great post at The Feminist Underground that will make you angry, but in a productive way. It’s a pretty fantastic blog generally so you might want to check out other posts there too.
I came across the blog for Hoochie, “a feminist magazine created by and for the Boston University community (while remaining unaffiliated with Boston University).” Their on-line Body Image Issue is available here. There’s lots on the blog and in the … Continue reading
Feminist Law Professor David Cassuto (Pace), together with Professor Luis Chiesa (Pace) and JD candidate Suzanne McMillan have started the Animal Blawg (tagline “Transcending Speciesism Since October 2008″). Here’s the description of the blog: This blog’s scope is intended … Continue reading
Feminist Law Profs Nareissa Smith (Florida Coastal) and Ruthann Robson (CUNY), together with Steven Schwinn (John Marshall), have launched the Constitutional Law Prof Blog. Here’s an excerpt from their announcement: We are proud to announce a new blog. … Continue reading
Echidne of the Snakes has written a brilliant essay about the current state of political discourse among the Supposedly Liberal Doods. Below are a few excerpts, but you should go read the whole thing. … The first black and/or female … Continue reading
Via Law.com: Diane Amman, IntLawGrrls Monica Bay, The Common Scold Kathleen Bergin and Josie F. Brown, First Amendment Law Prof blog Nicole Black, Sui Generis Julie Fleming Brown, Life at the Bar Mary Dudziak, Legal History Blog Carolyn Elefant, My … Continue reading
In this essay, author Monica Dux writes: While researching our book my co-author Zora Simic and I asked women what turned them off the feminist label. The most common answer was that it’s the man-hating, hairy-legged lesbian. In a way … Continue reading
Series framing post here. Interesting posts include: The Price of Pregnancy: Health Insurance and Motherhood Feminism and School: Is Homeschooling a Solution? Feminist Parenting: Troubles with TV
From the Feminist Weekly News: Johnson County, Kansas District Attorney Phill Kline lost his seat in the Republican primary to Steve Howe, another anti-abortion candidate. Kline lost by a margin of 60% to 40%. His anti-abortion politics played a significant … Continue reading
Nicole Black says: I’ve never heard a guy appearing before a women judge say: * “I tried to downplay my alpha-maleness by wearing a pink tie so she wouldn’t feel that I was trying to challenge her.” * “I tried … Continue reading
We here at Feminist Law Professors don’t care about “size.” There isn’t a publicly accessible Site Meter here because we do not run commercial advertisements, and we try to offer some small measure of privacy protection to our readers. Publicly … Continue reading
A group of feminist activists has launched a new blog, “Women for Parity” at http://www.womenforparity.net. Bloggers there offer political commentary on women’s issues. Welcome to the blogosphere, Women for Parity! -Bridget Crawford
Nan Hunter (Georgetown Law) has started a brand new blog, Hunter of Justice. It will offer a generally legal take on sexuality and gender issues. Here’s an excerpt of one of her first entries: The politics of counting, or, Numbers … Continue reading
This blog documents the myriad slurs being thrown at Michelle Obama. Rather than replicate efforts, I’ll remind y’all periodically to keep checking it out. Today the blog highlights this Op-Ed called “The Loud Silence of Feminists.” –Ann Bartow