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Michelle Obama Watch

At What About Our Daughters.

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“Hands up if you’ve experienced street harassment”

That’s the title of this post at the f-word and it has attracted a lot of comments.

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“UK FEMINIST BLOGGERS”

Looks like a very cool new Google group.

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“Real Life Affirmative Action for Boys”

That’s the title of this interesting essay at Fannie’s Room. Note also that the author is a contributor to an amusing site with an ongoing Stuff Lesbians Like series. UPDATE: See also this post at Feministing, which notes: A new … Continue reading

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Saucy and Boisterous Bloggers Down Under

Bloggers at Hoyden About Town, an eclectic, Australia-based feminist blog, have bestowed their  Femmostroppo Awards for the best blog posts of 2007.  No, correct that.  It is not a list of “best” feminist blog posts, but a list of what … Continue reading

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“Clinton’s Toughness”

That’s the title of a recent post by Historiann. Not a post to read if you are burned out on politics, or if you think Clinton is the Antichrist. It doesn’t do any Obama bashing, FWIW. –Ann Bartow

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That NARAL Endorsement

Over at Faux Real, Lauren makes some important observations about the timing of the NARAL endorsement of Obama. In a few minutes I leave on a trip that will take me off the grid, so I am not going to … Continue reading

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The 14th Carnival of Radical Feminists Is Up!

At Meta Watershed, with very colorful and sometimes amusing graphics! Breaking News update: a new Carnival of (unmodified) Feminists, the 58th, is up as well, here!

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“‘Mad Pride’ Fights a Stigma”

That’s the title of a NYT article about “Mad Pride,” featuring the awesome blogger Liz Spikol, and USC (the other USC) law prof Elyn Saks, here. Below are two excerpts: … About 5.7 million Americans over 18 have bipolar disorder, … Continue reading

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Happy May Day

Celebrate by reading Historiann’s May Day post!

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There is an “Anarchafeminist Channel” on YouTube.

Here. Via Screaming Into The Void.

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Viva La Feminista on Dr. Susan Wicklund

Dr. Susan Wicklund at Women & Children First and More on Dr. Susan Wicklund @ WCF

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Thirteenth Carnival of Radical Feminists

Here, at Shut Up, Sit Down! Lots of great things to read.

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When Trademarks and Racism Intersect

Jenn at Reappropriate has the details. Copy of credit report Report with no credit card Credit report fico scores Credit report in canada Bad credit cards instant approval Credit cards instant approval number given Instant approval employment verification credit cards … Continue reading

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“Women Lawyers—Back on Track”

Nicole Black’s blog by this name is fantastic. Rather than cherry picking a few links, let me just recommend you go there and browse. –Ann Bartow

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Symposium on Noëlle McAfee’s “Two Feminisms”

McAfee’s article is accessible here, via the Journal of Speculative Philosophy, Vol. 19, No. 2, 2005. McAfee writes at her blog: An article of mine that I wrote a few years ago,”Two Feminisms,”found a new life as the subject of … Continue reading

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Need a Daily Dose of Misogyny?

Nicole Black notes that Volokh Conspiracy readers have been dumping all over Dahlia Lithwick. She writes: Volokh Conspiracy readers can’t help themselves.   When a women lawyer is as successful at what she does as Dahlia Lithwick, they simply have … Continue reading

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“Nipple Rings, Respect and the Undertreatment of Women’s Pain”

Really interesting post by this name by Jennifer Bard at the Women’s Bioethics Project blog.

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“Workplace bullies and the academy”

Historiann has an interesting post with this title here. She notes that “women victimizing women” surfaces as a problem. She also trenchantly observes that academics can work around bullies easier than people in other occupational environments, writing: The only exception … Continue reading

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A Riff on Yale’s “Sex Week”

Here at the Nola Radfem Blog.

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In Defense of the Social-Networking Profs

Professors in cyberspace are receiving some unflattering attention (blogged here), but being a prof on Facebook and other social networking sites does not automatically put one in the Faculty Who Share Too Much Information category. I find Facebook an easy … Continue reading

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12th Carnival of Radical Feminists

Up at The Burning Times.

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Legal Ruralism Blog

Feminist Law Prof Lisa Pruitt (UC Davis) has a new blog, Legal Ruralism.   Professor Pruitt’s article, Towards a Feminist Theory of the Rural (available here) was published in the Utah Law Review last year.   Here is a portion … Continue reading

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“What You Should Know About Clinical Trials”

Interesting, link filled post at Our Bodies, Our Blog.

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“I Blame The Patriarchy” is Active Again

And not a moment too soon!

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Guest Post: Wal-Mart Watch

I’m a blogger over at Wal-Mart Watch. I’m writing to pass along a video we’ve put together from footage of a 1995 Wal-Mart managers meeting. As you’ll see in the video, someone decided it would be a great idea to … Continue reading

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“Your Silence Will Not Protect You”

A powerful call at “Diary of An Anxious Black Woman” to get radical about HIV/AIDS. Below is a short excerpt: … Unlike gay men in the ’80s, who broke the silences surrounding their sexuality – promoting condom use through newsletters … Continue reading

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New Book: “Beyond (Straight and Gay) Marriage: Valuing All Families under the Law”

Remember the feminist analysis of marriage? I bet your students don’t! They have grown up believing that the only problem with marriage is that same-sex couples are denied it and that the only family law problem facing gay men and … Continue reading

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Black Feminist Legacies

See Diary of an Anxious Black Woman for her “Super Post” on this topic. While you are there, read through ABW’s many excellent recent posts, especially her “Black Herstory” series.

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“Asian/ APIA Feminism/ Women’s History Month”

Find a fantastic, informative post by this title at WOC PhD.

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Why Feminists Need To Call Out Fellow Progressives for Sexism

That isn’t exactly the title of this terrific post at Shakesville, but that’s some of the important territory it covers. Written by Melissa McEwan, a fantastic feminist blogger.

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Using “Hot Girl Car Sex” to discourage drunk driving.

Sparkle*Matrix has the story.

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“Women Lawyers–Back on Track”

That’s the name of an excellent new blog written and administered by Nicole Black. Recent posts of interest include: Study: Gender gap in law students’ goals and Closing the LSAT Gender Gap. Check it out!

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Twisty Asks: How Cheap Is Your Love?

Here.

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“Millennial Law Prof”

Awesome Feminist Law Prof Tracy McGaugh has started her own blog! Read the introductory post here.

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“Hillary Sexism Watch”

At Shakesville. 62 posts and counting. Melissa McEwan deserves some sort of award for this.

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Women’s Bioethics Blog!

Dear Fellow Feminist Law Professors, I warmly invite you to visit the women’s bioethics blog which is part of the women’s bioethics project and is a group effort of law professors, bioethicists, health care professionals and health policy experts who … Continue reading

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Two Posts You Should Read

Both at Diary of an Anxious Black Woman: Saartjie Baartman: The “Hottentot Venus” and Speaking of the “Hottentot Venus,” Is This Supposed to Be Positive?

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Another Great New Blog: “Tsalagi Think Tank”

A Cherokee-centric blog about tribal law, good native governance and education. Hosted by Feminist Law Prof Stacy Leeds!

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Susan Faludi, “Hillary and the Feminine Gaze, Up Close and Personal”

In this essay, Faludi reviews, “THIRTY WAYS OF LOOKING AT HILLARY: REFLECTIONS BY WOMEN WRITERS,” edited by Susan Morrison. It starts out: Let’s imagine this book’s concept:30 well-known women writers talk about how they”feel”about Hillary Clinton:applied to 30 male writers … Continue reading

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“What Title IX Means to Us”

Read this multi-authored essay at Womenstake in honor of National Girls and Women in Sports Day.

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More on Stanley Fish’s NYT column about “Hillary Hating”

Read this excellent post at Feminist Philosophers.

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For Flea: An Overview of Domestic Violence in South Carolina

At One Good Thing, Flea, a native of South Carolina, posted about a domestic violence situation here that touched her personally. And she captured in a sentence how I feel about this state most days when she wrote: I think … Continue reading

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“Original Zins”

Read Historiann’s Little thoughts on biography and women’s history. Actually, you just read her blog from cover to cover, it’s great.

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Still More Humorless Feminism

This time it’s Zuska on: Undergraduate Men and Their Oh-So-Funny Rape Jokes

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Danielle Holley-Walker on NPR!

Feminist (and University of South Carolina) Law Prof Danielle Holley-Walker talks about her primary blog, SCBlackPress, and the upcoming SC Democratic Primary on the NPR program”News and Notes”hosted by Farai Chideya. You can listen to the broadcast here.

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Two New Carnivals

52nd Carnival of Feminists at Figure: Demystifying the Feminist Mystique. 10th Carnival of Radical Feminists at Femtique: a feminist critique of pop media.

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Carnival of Feminists Number 51!

Here at Philobiblon!

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New Blog Source: Sociological Images

Today I visited the (relatively) new Sociological Images blog run by  Professor Lisa D. Wade at Occidental College.   Professor Wade says in one post: What with the kids these days being all media-saturated and all, a good image is … Continue reading

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Links!

Aid for battered Muslim women (IntLawGrrls) Top ten of 2007 (Title IX Blog) AALS “Hot Topic” Panel on “Reproductive Justice After Carhart” (Reproductive Rights Prof Blog) “Opting-Out” of the New Jersey Fan Club (…Just This Once) (Womenstake) Liberty and Media … Continue reading

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