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By blue milk on December 16, 2012
Recently we were being trolled by an Australian economist, Dr Steven Kates about the Obama win in the United States of America. Among his conclusions, that the Obama vote was made up of the medicants (ie. people who need significant medical treatment and can’t afford it, as in, I guess any of us at some [...]
Posted in economics, gender & feminism, media, parenting, parties and factions, relationships | Tagged elections, equality, Federal Politics, identity, stereotypes, US presidential campaigns | 10 Responses
By Mindy on April 4, 2012
What one man’s refusal to listen when she asks to pay for her meal tells a woman on a first date.
By tigtog on September 26, 2011
King Abdullah said his decision came because “we refuse marginalising women’s role in the Saudi society in all fields” and followed “consultations with several scholars”.
By Mindy on September 15, 2011
Yes, we’ve heard it before. Why is there a Minister for Women and not a Minister for Men? Why is there an International Women’s Day but not an International Men’s Day? Why do we need the Orange Prize and the Stella Prize? And so on. I have just commented on the need for a Minister [...]
By blue milk on February 22, 2011
(Thanks to Emily Maguire for the link to this video from Sydney Boys High School on their Gender Equality Project). Cross-posted at blue milk.
By Lauredhel on August 20, 2010
Well, probably not only in WA. But sheesh, did my head ever hit the desk when I saw how the awful situation for women’s wages was somehow turned into “Those bitchez are getting it good” headline in The West: Wages on rise for WA women – The West Australian: “West Australian women are enjoying a [...]
By tigtog on January 30, 2008
On how differently he is treated when he’s doing exactly the same job as any full-time mum, and nothing more than women have done forever. Treating us much the same will be real equality. And it will be much harder than you think, I bet. That’s a sucker bet, I reckon.