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By Orlando on February 22, 2013
With the Oscars mired in their annual refusal to see directing talent in anyone who doesn’t remind the Academy members of themselves, resulting in another disgraceful exclusion of any female directors from the Best Director nominations for yet one more predictable, narrow-minded year (I see no reason to hold back on this topic), here are some links to discussions, links and clips of movies made in 2012 that were directed by women.
By shonias on February 18, 2013
A heads up from the organisers. Links to tickets sales etc at the end.
International Women’s Development Agency (IWDA) will celebrate International Women’s Day 2013 with a concert, “Half the Sky”, at the Melbourne Recital Centre on March 7th.
By Mindy on December 5, 2011
Have social attitudes to female criminals changed since Queen Victoria’s time?
Posted in arts & entertainment, Culture, ethics & philosophy, gender & feminism, history, law & order, Life, social justice, work and family | Tagged crime, gendered roles, social change, women | 2 Responses
By tigtog on March 8, 2011
I don’t have anything special planned except for paying a little more attention specifically to what other women are writing right now. Feel free to share links to anything you find especially relevant today.
By Mindy on January 18, 2011
The Spin is strong in this one Luke. Ladies of Leisure, that is older women not participating in the workforce and not looking for paid employment, will be the ruin of us all apparently. CLOSE to a million more mature women could be working but choose not to participate in the labour force, the Productivity [...]
By Mindy on June 29, 2010
Bettina Ardnt is trying to whip up a panic about our unmarried but partnered Prime Minister moving into the Lodge, after being elected, with her bloke. It could be a bad role model for young women she says. I say, complete crap, give people more credit than that. Women aren’t going to rush into defacto relationships just [...]
By Lauredhel on October 14, 2009
From newser comes this piece on the US’s consideration of allowing women as submarine crew: “Navy pushes to allow women on submarines; wives worry about temptation under the sea” Excerpt: “There’s just a whole lot less privacy on board a submarine,” said retired Navy Capt. Mike McKinnon, commanding officer of the Kings Bay sub base [...]
By Lauredhel on August 24, 2009
Crikey is opening a new blog just for women! Should they paint it:(surveys) Please feel welcome to add your suggestions for banner imagery in your comments. Or mock up your own banner, and share. Related posts: Quickhit: Invisible women, invisible politics Troll-Off: Poll results But why are women so worried about their looks? Packer lacked [...]
By Lauredhel on August 19, 2009
Blokes at Crikey are wondering why they don’t have more female subscribers, and “Where are Australia’s female political bloggers?” Excerpts from the thread: Possum Comitatus: “Something that has surprised me for a while on the gender balance of the Australian political net is the lack of big female political bloggers. We have Kim and Anna [...]