Barbara Ehrenreich has a great debunking of a study that purports to show that women have become unhappier since 1972 – – – as a result, most likely, of feminism. Ehrenreich writes that the statistical variable (one percent) … Continue reading
I Really Have to Stop Reading My Spam E-mail Wassup With the Pink Patch? Hummus Two parter: Why White Comics Don’t Get Barack and Why Black Comics Must Get Barack.
Echidne of the Snakes is featuring a series of blog posts about why feminism still is needed. The series so far: 1. The Right to Go Out 2. The Planet of the Guys. Oh, and … Continue reading
“Why Strong Female Characters Are Bad For Women” at Overthinking It “Missing From the Palin Debate . . .” at The Faculty Lounge “News in Brief: NC Appellate Court Rejects Lesbian Mother Claim” at Related Topics “English is Hard” at … Continue reading
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 (â€¦Just This Once) (Womenstake) Liberty and Media … Continue reading
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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
As always, the Onion has a great satirical take on the story about the middle school in Maine giving out birth control for its students. – David S. Cohen
“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
“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
“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
“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
Here, at the Imponderabilia of Actual Life!
“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
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
“Not What I Would Call An Improvement,” at Stone Court “A Streetcar Named Bite Me” at Heavens to Mergatroyd “Where Gay Couples Are Coming Out” by Pam Spaulding at Pandagon “Subversive Gifts For Girls” at She’s Such A Geek “Seminal … Continue reading
“Inclusion” at Dru Blood “Google, Rape and Search Data” at Feminish “University, Court and Slave” by Al Brophy at Blackprof “Feminists From Around the Bloc” at The F-Word “A Whole New World! The First Three Hours.” at Finslippy “The New … Continue reading
“The Massacre Behind the Curtain” by Amanda Marcotte at Pandagon “The Color of Violence” by Samhita at Feministing “Memoirs of the Racially Insensitive” at Rice Daddies “Nancy Pelosi Has Girl Cooties” by Amanda Marcotte at Pandagon “Brutality, repression, and murder … Continue reading
“‘Science’ kits that teach stereotypes” at Adventures in Ethics and Science. “Worth a listen: Kenji Yoshino”Covering: The Hidden Assault on Our Civil Rights”” at Blackfeminism.org. “Reflections On BigLaw” at The Happy Feminist. “Katherine Arnoldi: Fighting For Teen Moms” at Feministing. … Continue reading
“What’s Gender Got to Do With it?: Carly Fiorina and Patricia Dunn” by Christine Hurt at The Conglomerate. Emma Coleman Jordan covered related territory in “Women CEOs and Corporate Gender Welfare” at the Georgetown Law Faculty Blog. “Women Just Can’t … Continue reading
“Howdy Honey!” by Lori Ringhand at Ratio Juris “Laws of the World on Female Genital Mutiliation” “Domestic Violence Law of the World” “Abortion Laws of the World” “Nickel and Dimed: The FAQs” at Barbara’s Blog “By Request, That Hair Thang…” … Continue reading
Here, at African Women’s Blog.
“Should you stay with a man who buys sex?” at Feministing. “Custody and Control: Conditions of Confinement in New York’s Juvenile Prisons for Girls” at Human Rights Watch (via Feministing). “Safia Ama Jan, RIP” at Echidne of the Snakes. “John … Continue reading
“The Royal Society vs. Exxon’s astroturf” at Making Light “Smelling of Roses?” at The F-Word “Comparative Experiences of Women in the Judiciary” at Opinio Juris “Parody and Pop Culture” at LawCulture “Farai: The Bright Future of NPR” at BlackProf The … Continue reading
“Looking Back; Thinking Forward: Feminism & LGBT Politics,” at Mind The Gap! “Idle Thought on News About Women and Girls,” at Echidne of the Snakes. “Winning Back a Pro-Choice Congress,” at Pseudo-Adrienne’s Liberal-Feminist Bias. “Short people…” at Angry Black Bitch. … Continue reading
Very engaging post about race by “Vicky Vengeance” at Mean Feminisim. Below is an excerpt: Getting down to business, I am back from Hawaii and I sure am tan, but I’m always “tan” I guess considering that I am “of … Continue reading
“Hang Up and Drive” at Creek Running North. “‘Progressive’ company tries to bully and censor magazine. Shocking.” at Pinko Feminist Hellcat. “Shame and Sex” at Mad, Melancholic Femnista. “Cerebrogenesis” at Reappropriate. “Resisting Self-Defense” at Finnegan’s Wake-Up Call. “Feminism Needs A … Continue reading
Sherry Colb’s Findlaw column on the Teen Endangerment Act. Dean Dad’s observations on “Academic Rubbernecking” and “A Quart of Liberty.” Camicao’s Chamomile’s Theory Head Wanker Rant. Angry Professor’s budget ponderings at A Gentleman’s C. Classic television commercials at Bibi’s Box. … Continue reading
That’s the title of a post by Tekanji at Alas, A Blog. It is very thought provoking, and at least as of this writing, the comments in response are well worth reading too.
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Here, at Figure: Demystifying the Feminist Mystique.
A wonderful website called “We’re Not Afraid” was established in the wake of the London train and bus bombings last year. I posted a few of my favorite pictures from it here, at Sivacracy. The site added the following update … Continue reading
News Flash: Supreme Court Adopts a Broader “Material Adverse” Standard for Title VII Retaliation Claims, at Workplace Prof Blog. The Sound of Misogyny, at Lonergrrrl. California Hustlin’ at Newsweek. Houzan Mahmoud: Organizing Women in Iraq, at Feministing. The Passion of … Continue reading
“Growing Up to Be Boys,” by Lakshmi Chaudhry at Alternet. “Shoe deals sidestep rules on equality in schools,” by Rachel Bachman at The Oregonian. “EU Overwhelmingly Votes To Condemn Homophobia” at 365Gay.com. “Tell it like it is,” at Indianwriting. “All … Continue reading
Once again Amp at Alas, A Blog has compiled a fantastic collection of links to a wide range of interesting and provocative posts.
“Elizabeth Berrios: On Working in Prisons” at Feministing The Fifth Radical Women of Color Carnival, at Fabulosamujer “Friday Links” at Blackademic An Online Mini-Symposium Commemorating the Life of Mitsuye Endo, A Quiet Civil Rights Hero, at Is That Legal?
“Regarding the US’s High Infant Mortality Rate,” at Alas, A Blog. “On the Internet, No One Knows You’re A Dog,” at Bitch, Ph.D. “The Burden of Truth,” at I’m Not A Feminist, But… “Violence Against Women and A Radical WoC … Continue reading
1. “How To Make A Mint With Your Masters Degree!” at Red State Feminist. 2. “Planned Parenthood, the Pro-Lifer’s Friend” at Bark/Bite. Another post there, “Best Referral Yet,” is none too shabby either! 3. “Yes, Cathy, Victim Advocates Should Believe … Continue reading
Feminist First looks like a new blog, by a feminist living in the U.K. The blogroll there lists a lot of other great U.K. feminist blogs as well. I especially like Laurelin in the Rain. Tiara.org is an informative blog … Continue reading