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By tigtog on September 20, 2012
The normal foiling of diabolical masterminds shall continue shortly.
By tigtog on July 3, 2012
In a truly rational world, it might be possible to substantively and productively explore the pros and cons of competing positions in good faith and reach a nuanced understanding and a mutually satisfying path forward. Unfortunately the “don’t give disproportionate emphasis to sexism” side has basically been hijacked by a bunch of bad faith contrarians…
By tigtog on June 27, 2012
The parent theme which powers the Hoyden theme was just updated, so a few things might look mildly different. Please let me know if you find anything important missing or malfunctioning.
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By tigtog on June 9, 2012
I know this is everywhere at the moment, but I’ve put up this post to assist bookmarking this delightful video for future deployment against infestations of sexually aggressive, racist, homophobe, misogynistic, cowardly, illiterate, wastes of human skin: Thank You Hater by Isabel Fay
By tigtog on June 2, 2012
Some of you may have noticed that I’ve not been posting as much as usual lately, and that for the last month I’ve been basically avoiding the Twitters. This is basically because of Real Life (TM) – specifically my health, other people’s health and the ever-growing to-do list.
By tigtog on May 11, 2012
Sady Doyle from the fantastic Tiger Beatdown blog gave Hoyden About Town a shout-out in a piece she wrote for In These Times – Blogging Sisterhood: How feminist blogs saved my life. So here’s a shout-out back, to one of my favourite writers!
By tigtog on April 11, 2012
This week’s whimsy is brought to you by the Map of the Dead – Zombie Survival Map. Please share any bits and pieces you have come across recently that have surprised, delighted, intrigued or otherwise positively engaged you.
By tigtog on April 11, 2012
The SF authors of the past might well have been surprised by the essential triviality of the way most of us use this amazing worldwide communication system we enjoy, but should they have been?
By tigtog on April 10, 2012
Australia’s big purple poliblog will no longer be publishing new posts. The archives will remain, and that goodbye post is filling up with nostalgic comments.
By blue milk on April 7, 2012
Before beginning your rant, and it will be a rant because you’re a woman writing this, always start that post with an apologetic, introductory paragraph about how truly nice your partner is and how he (and he will be a ‘he’) ‘helps’ you around the house and ‘helps’ you with the kids, a lot; really, […]
By tigtog on February 15, 2012
So tired. Even more tired than Chris Brown is of being reminded of things he’d rather we all forgot about.
By Guest Hoyden on January 30, 2012
The survey is open to readers of the blog who live in Australia. The survey will be used in a forthcoming (2012) book on the internet and Australia.
By blue milk on January 22, 2012
There are some tough questions here, but also, some solid suggestions on what can be done to improve big feminist sites like Feministe for the people outside of mainstream power bases.