Category Archives: Feminist Blogs Of Interest

Becuase Girls Can’t Play Hockey Unless Their Equipment is Girlified?

Ken at After Atalanta asks: Can polka dots build confidence?

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“Rescused From Historical Silence: Bringing Afrodescendant Women and Girls Back To Life”

In this post Sokari at Black Looks recommends two books: A Citizen’s Reflections on Race, Violence and Power by Cynthia Boaz Remembering Celia, 19 & enslaved: hanged Friday 21st, 1855

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“Her Way Sucks, I Prefer His”

A post about underwear. Below is an excerpt: … I discovered accidentally, about 10 years ago,  that men feel entitled to wear comfortable underwear that covers their entire ass. The whole thing. Can you believe it? They feel entitled to … Continue reading

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Hot Links For Cold Weather

Bonfire of the Princesses at Barbara’s Blog Oh, Oh, Oh Socially Conscious Hip Hop at Angry For A Reason From the Heart… at Angry Black Bitch From the Husqvarna Owner’s Manual at Painful Discharge Happy Winter Solstice at Reclusive Leftist … Continue reading

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“Dreaming of a Pink Christmas”

Essay here at the f-word in which Rosalyn Ball looks at how girls and boys toys are   segregated along strict gender lines. Below is an excerpt: … There have been various authentic scientific studies on these subjects but let … Continue reading

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49th Carnival of Feminists

Here at Days in a Wannabe Punk’s Life! Looks like a good one.

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“International Adoption, It’s a One-Way Dialogue”

That’s the title of this MoJo essay by Elizabeth Larsen. Below is an excerpt: November was National Adoption Awareness Month, and the media:including Mother Jones, which recently published my story Did I Steal My Daughter? The Tribulations of Global Adoption:have … Continue reading

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Echidne on Nitpicking

Here is an excerpt from Echidne’s terrific new post: … That there might be something deeper in the trivial topics some feminists (read: Echidne) chooses is lost on the critics. This something deeper is twofold: First, language matters. It matters … Continue reading

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Women and the Sundance Film Festival

The Women & Hollywood blog lists women in the Sundance line-up here (scroll past the paean to Cold Case, or read it too if you like!).

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Interview With Hillary Clinton by “Our Bodies, Our Selves”

From the FLP mailbox: Hi — I’m writing to let you know that Our Bodies Ourselves (OBOS) has published an interview with Sen. Hillary Clinton about her health care plan, along with the transcript and audio of an in-depth interview … Continue reading

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Good “Feminist Reader” at Feministing

Access it here.

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Carnival of Radical Feminists

Here, by Pippa at One Salford Feminist.

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48th Carnival of Feminists

Here, at Feminist Fire.

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“The In-Between Woman” by Cathleen Schine, a review of “Learning to Drive: And Other Life Stories,” by Katha Pollitt

In the NY Review of Books. The review is an interesting read, and I learned of it via the terrific Nancy McClernan, who astutely writes: … I’m a long-time fan of Pollitt but one thing that tends to annoy me … Continue reading

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Pippa Will Make You Laugh About A Bumpersticker That Might Otherwise Make You Cry

Here. For a humorless feminist, she sure is funny.

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New Carnival of Radical Feminists!

Up at Angry for a Reason.

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Vote For Best Law Blog!

Here! I’m debating between Sui Generis and Ms. JD, they are both awesome. –Ann Bartow

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The 46th Carnival of Feminists!

Here, at Cubically Challenged.

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“The Origins of the Word “Sexism””

At Finally, a Feminism 101 Blog.

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From the Department of Bad Law Student Judgment, UK Division

Via Blog of Feminist Activism.

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Equality Now

From the FLP mailbox: Equality Now works to protect and promote the civil, political, economic and social rights of women and girls around the world. We partner with grassroots groups and activists from around the world to document cases of … Continue reading

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“On Charity”

One Salford Feminist makes an observation that sadly holds true in the United States.

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“Intellectual Subway 101″

Feminist and litigator Nicole L. Black has a post at Sui Generis discussing the strange news about a professor at the University of Connecticut School of Law, and his decision to show a video clip from a film called”Really, Really … Continue reading

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IntLawGrrls Drop The Pseudonymity

Details here.

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MRAs 101

Shakespeare’s Sister writes: A few days ago, one of my readers emailed me asking what an MRA is. Given that the term tends to get thrown around at Shakes without much explanation, I asked Shakes contributor Jeff Fecke — a … Continue reading

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“The Essence of War”

Dr. Violet Socks reminds us that soldiers are not the main casualties of war. Innocent civilians are. In part she cites to this article, which observes: Feminist anthropologists such as Cynthia Enloe have documented how the U.S. military perpetuates the … Continue reading

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High court won’t review N.Y. law mandating birth-control coverage

Read Kathleen Bergin’s post here.

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Law Professor Blogs – The First Amendment

I’m pleased to announce today’s launch of First Amendment Law Prof Blog, part of the Law Professor Blogs Network. Josie Brown of the University of South Carolina Law School joins me as co-editor. This brings to 4 . . . … Continue reading

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The Sixth Carnival of Radical Feminists

Up at Laurelin in the Rain!

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Toys For Girls: Appearance, Shopping, Dating and Housework

Dr. Violet Socks writes: Whenever the conversation turns to ev-psych, some chump or two (or twenty) shows up to insist that any test score differences between male and female teenagers must reflect an underlying innate disparity between the sexes. Apparently … Continue reading

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45th Carnival of Feminists!

Up at Feminist Philosophers!

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“What a Y chromosome is worth”

From Am I a women scientist? I’ve been well, not forced, but strongly encouraged to join a study on women with children in academia and family leave policies. After three days of reading the literature, my assessment of my chances, … Continue reading

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Where Are You Ms. JD?

Remember the “Ms. JD” website (logo below), launched with great fanfare last academic year?   (Ann previously blogged it here.)   The site describes itself as a service to “women in law school and the legal profession”: Concerned by the … Continue reading

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“On Shame”

This post at Oh No a WoC PhD will really make you think.

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Did you Know There Was A Women Philosphers Website?

If not, now you do! Via the Knowledge and Experience blog.

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Three Carnivals!

The 44th Carnival of Feminists at the Reproductive Rights Blog. The 5th Carnival of Radical Feminists at Women’s Space/The Margins. The 30th Carnival Against Sexual Violence at Abyss2hope.

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Today Is Women’s Equality Day

Celebrate by heading over to Tennessee Guerilla Women and reading this, this and this. Via Mae Quinn.

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Sexual Orientation and the Law Blog

Check out the new Sexual Orientation and the Law Blog, co-edited by FeministLawProf Sara Benson (University of Illinois College of Law). -Bridget Crawford

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Twisty Nails It, Yet Again.

This post makes me suspect she is secretly a law professor. –Ann Bartow

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Amananta’s Feminism 101

Excerpt from her latest post at Screaming Into The Void: … If the thought of a man wearing high heels, shaving his body, wearing powder puff pink, eating nothing but tiny salads to try to look no bigger than a … Continue reading

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“Free Derry Corner” Pink With Pride

IntlawGrrrls has the story of “this month’s Pride celebration in Northern Ireland’s 2d largest city” here.

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Humorless Feminist Hygiene Around The World

From Mimi Smartypants: I accidentally purchased a maxi-pad instead of a tampon from The People’s Revolutionary Tampon Machine (stupid unlabeled vending knobs—but at least I got my quarter back to try again). The maxi-pad box was labeled in many languages … Continue reading

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Student’s ‘Consensual’ Sex With Teacher Deemed Actionable Under Title IX

Full account at the Title IX Blog.

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Are You An Othered Feminist?

Twisty deconstructs that Are You A Feminist? Quiz making the rounds in two parts: Are You A Fake Feminist?   and “My PMS Disaster Level”: High I particularly liked this excerpt from the post at the first link: … Where … Continue reading

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The Sex History Show

Podcasts “dedicated to uncovering how sex has shaped our history and our present.” Via the f-word where Jess McCabe notes: “Recent topics include the history of miscegenation in the US, and investigates who first coined”gay”words. Like, um,”gay”.” –Ann Bartow

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“Hearing Women’s Voices: Digital Communities and Feminist Ethics”

Interesting (and well footnoted!) essay by blogger lauredhel that is accessible here. Below is an excerpt: A dilemma for the blog sociologist springs from the distributed, difficult-to-track nature of these ties between blogs. How can “community” be readily studied and … Continue reading

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Some Recent Writings About Rape

At The Debate Link, describing his fear of being falsely accused of a crime, David Schraub writes (in part): … First, and obviously, there are some false accusations out there; ideally, having theory and practice available to handle such situations … Continue reading

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“That Pew Survey on Mothers And Work”

Echidne of the Snakes does a terrific job unpacking the rhetoric around the new Pew Center findings.

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The Twelve Most Segregated Cities In The U.S.

Rachel at Rachel’s Tavern proposes this list based on her analysis of US Census data: Milwaukee Detroit Cleveland St. Louis Newark Cincinnati Buffalo-Niagara Falls New York Chicago Philadelphia (tie) New Orleans and Kansas City Only one Southern city, and none … Continue reading

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“Because I Am A Girl”

Eponymous website here. Project description here, which notes: Because I am a Girl: The State of the World’s Girls, is the first in a series of global reports on girls to be published over the next nine years by Plan. … Continue reading

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