Femmostroppo Reader 2013-01-28

If you follow me on Twitter, you may have already seen these items of interest encountered recently in my feed-reader or via twitter (please consider following some of the bloggers/tweeters). What did I miss? (I missed a lot this week – very busy with family stuff) Leave your own interesting links or pithy observations in comments. Shameless self-promotion entirely welcome!


  1. Facebook CEO Sheryl Sandberg on boys’ tshirts reading: ”Smart Like Daddy”, while the girls’ say ”Pretty like Mommy” http://www.dailylife.com.au/business/facebooks-sheryl-sandberg-slams-gender-stereotypes-20130128-2dfoi.html …

  2. from #cratesandribbons | Why the Default Male is Not Just Annoying, But Also Harmful http://bit.ly/VeIo0F

  3. from @TheMarySue | Why Did Hillary Clinton’s State Department Team Edit Bindi Irwin’s Essay On Overpopulation? http://bit.ly/14olQhK

  4. from @skepchicks | Glee: Baby Got Back. And then got Raped. http://bit.ly/122rebX

  5. Can men and women be friends? An essay and a website launch. http://bit.ly/VeGEV4 #captainawkward

  6. #YouKnowYoureAussieWhen you celebrate the day some guys showed up here on a boat but hate anyone who tries it now

  7. Hillary Clinton’s Benghazi Testimony and the Men Who Fear Her http://bit.ly/WvLzzi #blogher

  8. Women in Tech and Empathy Work http://bit.ly/WAB3rx #geekfeminismblog
  9. what dOEs ThIS sOuNd like? http://bit.ly/VeCY5H #thehairpin

  10. “Imagine if we’d resisted, suffered & died in defence of our land & then were told in history books that we had given up without a fight”

  11. Nicholas Stern: ‘I got it wrong on climate change – it’s far, far worse’ http://gu.com/p/3dc29/tw via @guardian

  12. Geoffrey Robertson QC says US Grand Jury is a “medieval procedure that would indict a ham sandwich”. #AaronSwartz

  13. #reelgirl Who has courage to gender flip a classic hero: Rolling Stone or Disney? http://bit.ly/SUefVB

  14. from @skepchicks blog | Breaking News: Organized Secularism Different for Women http://bit.ly/VYfpiJ

  15. Casual Racism: Straya, Dick Smith, and Racist Jokes http://bit.ly/14jFSuZ

  16. Uh, yes, Franca Sozzani, racism is a problem in fashion http://bit.ly/WF4BnV / by @sesmithwrites at #tigerbeatdown

  17. Geek Feminism Blog | Quick hit: “Microsoft’s ‘Chuck Norris’” thinks trans people are liars http://bit.ly/X1xOI0

  18. Ms Magazine Blog | The 18,437 Perpetrators of Steubenville http://bit.ly/VEJeUo

  19. Shakesville | GOP Caught Off Guard by Clinton’s Integrity; Responds Predictably with Misogyny http://bit.ly/WR18CC

  20. Top Ten Republican Myths on Benghazi that Justify Hillary Clinton’s Anger | Alternet http://www.alternet.org/world/top-ten-republican-myths-benghazi-justify-hillary-clintons-anger …


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2 responses to “Femmostroppo Reader 2013-01-28”

  1. YetAnotherMatt

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    I was going to post this on my facebook page with the header “Why can’t they just leave Kochy alone? One more article about those whiny feminists insisting that straight dudes stop with the standards of decency that don’t apply to them.”, for all of the time it took me to think, “No way, I’m burnt out on that one.”

  2. Mindy

    http://misrule.com.au/wordpress/?p=688

    Judith Ridge on racism in children’s books.

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