Category Archives: Feminist Blogs Of Interest

Great Links!

“Fangirl Geekery” at One Good Thing. “Two Medical Truths” at Doctor Mama. “A Shameful Confession” at A Gentleman’s C. “We’d Chew Off One of Our Own Legs If We Thought We Could Be a Manager” at Rate Your Students. “Letter … Continue reading

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“It’s different for girls: the importance of recognizing and incorporating equality in discussions of Internet speech”

Read Jennifer Barrigar’s essay here at “On the Identity Trail”.

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Some Second Wave Classics

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

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Carnival Against Sexual Violence 25

Read it here at abyss2hope.

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Loving v. Virginia Was Decided 40 Years Ago Today

More at IntLawGrrls.

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Thus Spake Zuska, “The Playing Field Will Never Be Equal: Gender Equity For Physicists”

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

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Oh, Crud.

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

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Carnival of Radical Feminists

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

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Belle Lettre, “The Female Body, Dissected”

Belle Lettre has an interesting post called “The Female Body, Dissected” at her excellent blog that you can read here.

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The First Carnival of Radical Feminists…

…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

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Womenstake.org, the New Blog of the National Women’s Law Center

Check out Womenstake.org here! The NWLC homepage is here. You can read more about its history of outstanding legal accomplishments here.

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“CBS.com has to shut comments down on Obama stories”

Not surprisingly, in addition to sexual harassment, the dynamics of the Internet facilitate virulent online racism, as discussed by Pam Spaulding at Pandagon.

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E.J. Graff asks: “What’s with the sexualized threats against women?”

And gets some answers in the comments, though perhaps not the kind she was hoping for.

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The Scholar & Feminist Online – Spring 2007 Issue!

Issue homepage here! About this issue: As blogging has more widespread interest, especially vis-á-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

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Blogging as Third-Wave Feminist Legal Method

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

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Thinking Bloggers

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

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Sticker Shock

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

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Twisty Reminds Me That I Am Not Alone

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

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“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 friends…”

Riverbend, the author of Baghdad Burning and Baghdad Burning II, has decided to leave Iraq. Read her post about this here. Via Heart.

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Iranian Feminists Freed!

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

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Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s “Infidel”

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.

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Unexpected Outcomes

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

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Ms. JD Conference

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

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Links!

“Reporting on Feminism and Health” at Echidne of the Snakes. “Girls in North Dakota = Chattel” at Bitch, Ph.D. “Zines: For When Mainstream Media Lets us Down” at the f-word “That’s Some Gaydar!” by Diane E. Dees at the Mojo … Continue reading

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Adriene Sere, “Sex and Feminism: Who Is Being Silenced?”

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

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Want To Pay $1,200 To Hear A Bunch of Men Pontificate About The Future?

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

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Does The Yahoo Avatar Pictured Below Look “Plus Sized” To You?

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

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Derrida Papers Controversy Turns Out To Have Sexual Harassment Component

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

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Welcome to the Blogosphere, IntLawGrrls!

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

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Links To Follow!

“Anyone Else See The O Tapes?” at the Dees Diversion “This Just In: Sexism Harmful to Girls” at Arse Poetica “A Comment on Robert Scoble’s Lovemaking” at Workbench “Differences in Actual and Perceived Online Skills: The Role of Gender” by … Continue reading

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Two New Posts By Riverbend at “Baghdad Burning”

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

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“An eye for an eye, and soon the whole world is blind.”

“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

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“Woolfiana”

Links about Virgina Woolf. Via Sally Greene, who has more links!

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In Support of Amanda Marcotte

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

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Woman Mentions “Menopause” Publicly and Freaks Male Journalist The Freak Out

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

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Estate of Miki Ann DiMarco v. Wyoming Dept. Of Corrections

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

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“Mom, Dad – I’m Pregnant”

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

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New Blog: “The Situationist”

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

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Arse Poetica Is Correct…

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

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Feminist Law Prof Caitlin Borgmann Presents: The Reproductive Rights Prof Blog!

Check it out here! She was the State Strategies Coordinator for the ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project from 1997-2002, and really knows her stuff.

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Nancy Rapoport Has a New Blog!

Go here and say hello!

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Thirtieth Carnival of the Feminists

Here, at Girlistic.com.

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Huck Finn

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

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“Against Phalloblogocentrism”

That’s the title of this article at Inside Higher Ed by Scott McLemee. Via Discourse.net.

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Good Links

“A Feminist Pet Peeve: The Hairy Armpit Wars” at Echidne of the Snakes “For PW: A Primer on Feminism” at Mad, Melancholic Feminista “The Disgraces of Privatized Memory” at Is That Legal? “New Year’s Resolutions from the Middle East” at … Continue reading

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The 29th Carnival of the Feminists!

Here, at the Imponderabilia of Actual Life!

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“As The Tumor Turns”

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.

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Interesting Things To Read

“The Mirror Offered by Other Cultures” by Elaine Chiu at Prawfsblawg “MySpace Crackdown on Sex Offenders” at Sex Crimes, and see also “The Big Picture of Investigative Techniques” which links to “Slippery slopes: Warrantless tactics used for child molesters now … Continue reading

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Links and Clips

Here are some links and short excerpts from interesting and/or amusing blog posts: 1. Read as a mother of seven live-blogs bedtime in: “Time for Bed!” at In the Trenches of Motherhood. Here’s a sample: 7:55: movie is over. Send … Continue reading

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Feminism, the Sciences and Blogs

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

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