Category Archives: Feminist Blogs Of Interest
“It’s different for girls: the importance of recognizing and incorporating equality in discussions of Internet speech”
Via Finally, A Feminism 101 Blog: Sexual Politics, Kate Millet (1968) The Politics of Housework, Pat Mainardi (1970 ) Feminism Old Wave and New Wave, Ellen Dubois (1971) Why I Want A Wife, Judy Syfers (1971) The BITCH Manifesto, Jo … Continue reading
Below is an excerpt from this awesome post: So, the American Physical Society had a gender equity workshop, and all the bigwigs came – chairs of 50 major physics departments, 14 division directors of national labs, leaders from NSF and … Continue reading
Diane is ending the Dees Diversion, and though I completely support her decision, I’m taking it pretty hard. She is smart, ardently and brilliantly feminist, and doesn’t take issue based disagreement personally. In other words, she is far too rare! … Continue reading
The very first Carnival of Radical Feminists is up at Women’s Space/The Margins. I’ve agreed to host the second one, both here and at Sivacracy.net. If you read or write something you’d like to see included in the Carnival, the … Continue reading
Belle Lettre has an interesting post called “The Female Body, Dissected” at her excellent blog that you can read here.
…is up, at Women’s Space/The Margins. “Radical Feminism” gets defined different ways, at different times, by different people. If I had to come up with something short and snappy, I guess I’d say, “radical feminists are the ones who … Continue reading
Check out Womenstake.org here! The NWLC homepage is here. You can read more about its history of outstanding legal accomplishments here.
Not surprisingly, in addition to sexual harassment, the dynamics of the Internet facilitate virulent online racism, as discussed by Pam Spaulding at Pandagon.
Issue homepage here! About this issue: As blogging has more widespread interest, especially vis-Ã¡-vis electoral politics, feminist activity on the internet has remained marginal to the mainstream. Thus, we were thrilled when Gwendolyn Beetham and Jessica Valenti proposed “Blogging Feminism: … Continue reading
From hermanifesta, a new arrival in feminist cyberspace: [B]logging can be interpreted as a feminist legal method, as an added method to Katharine Bartlett’s exploration of feminist legal methods (asking the”woman question,”feminist practical reasoning, consciousness-raising). * * * [F]eminist blogging … Continue reading
Mary Dudziak of the Legal History Blog was kind enough to tag this blog, so now I get to name five bloggers deserving of this award. Keeping the list at five is tricky, and many of my favorite bloggers have … Continue reading
ChasingMoksha has an interesting story of everyday exploitation: Yesterday when I was browsing some blogs, I ran across one that had a “blog sticker” in the left corner. The sticker said, “Stop violence against women.” I thought to myself how … Continue reading
After expressing my own skepticism about the “Blogswarm,” I noted with a relieved feeling of sisterhood that today Twisty posted these words: … A thousand bloggers could write”it’s not cool to oppress women”on April 28, but sooner or later it’ll … Continue reading
“There are moments when the injustice of having to leave your country, simply because an imbecile got it into his head to invade it, is overwhelming. It is unfair that in order to survive and live normally, we have to leave our home and what remains of family and friendsâ€¦”
Riverbend, the author of Baghdad Burning and Baghdad Burning II, has decided to leave Iraq. Read her post about this here. Via Heart.
Heart at Women’s Space/The Margins writes: Iranian women activists who were part of the One Million Signatures Campaign Demanding an End to Discriminatory Laws Against Women were released April 15 after posting bail. They were arrested April 2, along with … Continue reading
Kameron Hurley reviews Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Infidel at her terrific blog, Brutal Women. There is a post about the NYT’s review of this book here.
Sally Greene has a very moving post up at GreeneSpace about a presentation she heard at a homelessness conference. Here is an excerpt: … To an audience largely of public school teachers she talked about how disappointing, even destructive, her … Continue reading
I spent last Saturday at the Yale Law School attending Legally Female, the first conference sponsored by Ms. JD. It was a terrific experience in many ways, as one would expect from a gathering of feminist law students. I’ll write … Continue reading
The following is an excerpt from a provocative essay by Adriene Sere that was published in 2001, which was brought to my attention by a post at Sinister Girl: Leftist publications have a problem with radical feminism. They have long … Continue reading
It’s “The New Yorker Conference/2012: stories from the near future” and with only a small fraction of the speakers (three out of twenty-five!) female, it looks like the near future will be as dude-centric as ever. At her blog Heavens … Continue reading
The blogger “One Jewish Dyke” writes that not only is this the largest female avatar available at Yahoo, but that if you choose it, your virtual clothing choices are very limited, which she notes is rather odd, because: In a … Continue reading
A little over a month ago the Chron reported that the University of California at Irvine was suing the family of Jacques Derrida over the philosopher’s papers. Two weeks later the LA Times reported that U.C. Irvine was dropping its … Continue reading
Welcome to the blogosphere, IntLawGrrls. In a widely-distributed email, Professor Diane Amman (UC Davis) announced the group blog: [W]e hope that that this newest entry to the blogosphere will add new voices to discussion on matters of global import … Continue reading
The Rape of Sabrine… Here is an excerpt: … As I write this, Oprah is on Channel 4 (one of the MBC channels we get on Nilesat), showing Americans how to get out of debt. Her guest speaker is telling … Continue reading
“An eye for an eye, and soon the whole world is blind.” That’s a phrase that was powerfully invoked by Mahatma Gandhi, a man who helped change the direction and structure of a large and important nation. Another man who … Continue reading
Feminist blogger Amanda Marcotte, of Pandagon, has joined John Edwards’ Presidential campaign. I’ve been an Amanda Marcotte reader for quite a while, and also a tremendous fan. I disagree with her a fair amount on various issues, but she’s the … Continue reading
From Women’s Voices For Change: Woman Mentions Menopause — In Public!: You’d think this wouldn’t make the lede in a political story, but clearly CBS’ Ben Smith was stunned by this woman’s daring: “In her first tour of Iowa last … Continue reading
This sounds like a terrible injustice. Here is the 10th Circuit’s description of the case (J. Tymkovich writing): Miki Ann DiMarco lived her life as a woman even though she was anatomically male. In 2000, after she violated the terms … Continue reading
The Abortion Conversation Project (ACP) has a new web site, MomDadImPregnant.com, intended to help teenagers and their parents will find “communication advice for family crisis” in the form of resources, referrals, guidance, and other relevant information in a helpful and … Continue reading
From this post: The Situationist went live this morning. Part of a larger effort, including the Project on Law and Mind Sciences at Harvard Law School (website forthcoming), this blog will provide commentary by social psychologists, law professors, policy analysts, … Continue reading
She has posted one of the best photographs ever taken. When you get to her blog, click on it to bring up a larger version. –Ann Bartow
Check it out here! She was the State Strategies Coordinator for the ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project from 1997-2002, and really knows her stuff.
Go to playwright Nancy McClernan’s blog and read about her new play! Here’s an excerpt from one recent post: I’ve been reimagining Twain’s Tom/Huck stories since I was a little kid and my friend Laura and I wrote our own … Continue reading
One of the funniest blogs about cancer you will ever read. By “Spinning Liz,” who might sound a tad familiar to some of you, if you are lucky.
The high rate of attrition of women in the legal profession is alarming and depressing; the amount of female energy and talent that gets stupidly wasted due to sexism in the sciences appears to be an even greater tragedy. Here … Continue reading
I don’t agree with everything she writes, and no doubt vice versa, but I don’t think there is anybody more committed to feminism blogging today than Heart. Here are four of her recent posts you should read: â€œBrittany Spears Crotch”: … Continue reading