SUNDAY FEMINIST LINK-AROUND (now with crunchy Monday topping)

OK, a selection from the last week of memorable and topical posts that have turned up in my feed-reader. There’s quite a few links, so I’m putting them behind a cut so as not to clutter up the front page of the blog. Add your own links to posts you recommend in comments:

Violence Against Women:

First, various posts about those fabulous pub-going women in India (who, natch, have their own blog):

Know What Goes Great with a Teaspoon? Pink Panties.
from Shakesville by Melissa McEwan

Consortium of Pubgoing, Loose and Forward Women
from Feministe by Jill

Violence on Video:

Looking for Rape Products? Try Amazon.
from Shakesville by Melissa McEwan

Thoughts on the RapeLay Video Game
from The Curvature by Cara

More Violence against Women:

Yes, Statutory Rape Is Real Rape
from The Curvature by Cara

Stereotypes & Bigotry:

Firstly, the news circus of the week, the mother of the octuplets:

Return of the revenge of the daughter of the Welfare Queen
from The Angry Black Woman by nojojojo

The mother of all outrage magnets
from Salon: Broadsheet by Kate Harding

Then an assortment:

Abstinence-Only Ed Sez, “You can’t rape a slut!”
from Feministe by Jill

How can we cleanse our culture of racism?
from Pam’s House Blend by Pam Spaulding

Assvertising: McSTFU edition
from Shakesville by Misty

Two IDs for transgendered people?
from The F-Word Blog by Laura Woodhouse

Health

Cancer, women and politics (by Suzie)
from ECHIDNE OF THE SNAKES by Suzie

Reproductive Freedom:

See the posts above on the mother of the octuplets! Also:

CVS Limits Condom Access For Some
from The Curvature by Cara

Twelve States Attempt Ultrasound-Related Abortion Restrictions
From Feministe by Cara

Deconstructing V-Day:

THE FEMINIZATION OF LOVE
from Sociological Images by lisa

Like a Horse and Carriage
from Shakesville by Melissa McEwan

You’re Making Me Thorny, All Right
from Shakesville by Melissa McEwan

Freedom to marry activities on the day of love
from Pam’s House Blend by Pam Spaulding

Parenting:

Sorting the numbers (and raising feminists)
from In a strange land by Deborah

US group lists feminist books suitable for kids aged 0-18
from The F-Word Blog by Jess McCabe

Pointed & Pungent – short posts:

PSA
from Bitch. Ph.D. by M. LeBlanc

Sometimes…
from Shakesville by Melissa McEwan

The Wicked Witch of the East
from ECHIDNE OF THE SNAKES by echidne

Ken Paves: Hairstylist and Teaspoon-Wielding Badass
from Shakesville by Melissa McEwan

Finally, other round-ups:

Another round up
from The F-Word Blog by Jess McCabe

Weekend Reads
from Feministe by Lauren

Friday Blogaround
from Shakesville by Melissa McEwan

Weekly Feminist Reader
from Feministing by Ann

Drop It Like It’s Hot
from Womanist Musings by Renee

What posts have you found memorable this week? Have you written a post you’re particularly proud of, and you’d like people to read? Leave a link in comments.



Categories: gender & feminism, social justice, technology, violence, work and family

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6 replies

  1. Thank you for the link! And for the other links – plenty of great reading to go with my chocolate muffin (home made) and coffee.

  2. Geez, what’d I do to deserve such heavy linkage this week? Haha, not that I’m complaining :) Thanks for all the link love!

  3. The Tell It WOC Speak Carnival!
    And Ouch gently takes the piss out of Ryan Seacrest for trying to high-five blind contestant Scott Macintyre (video at link).

  4. Just updated the post to include one by Pam Spaulding about marriage equality activism on V-Day and the weekly reader from Feministing.

  5. Another roundup well worth reading: “Feminist Parenting Links – 15.02.2009” at Mothers for Women’s Lib.

  6. Just added another linkfest to the post:
    Drop It Like It’s Hot
    from Womanist Musings by Renee

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