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You may not be able to change the world, but at least you can embarrass the guilty.
~ Jessica Mitford
By tigtog on February 21, 2011
Via Clementine Ford on FB, two great slam poetry performances from a few years ago.
By tigtog on February 19, 2011
In case you hadn’t heard, as well as the current uprisings around the Middle East against corrupt governments, right now there are thousands of people out demonstrating (in February, in Wisconsin!) against the Governor’s attack on unions – this is what they keep on playing:
By Jo Tamar on January 19, 2011
The coroner investigating the death of Maia Comas “has been unable to determine whether or not her death was accidental” but has indicated that Maia’s parents were greatly irresponsible.
By Mary on January 1, 2011
FWD (feminists with disabilities) for a way forward has just put up a farewell post. What were your favourite FWD posts? And which ongoing disability blogs do you particularly recommend?
By tigtog on December 24, 2010
A combination of financial strain, families spending more time together, and increased alcohol consumption contribute to the rise in figures. It is timely then, that this month NSW Minister for Women Jodi McKay launched a new website to offer information and practical support to victims of domestic violence and their supporters.
By Lauredhel on December 23, 2010
Parking and pathways and seating? This is a piece of cake. This is public design 101. It should be something that is an essential part of building new playgrounds and of upgrading existing ones.
But no one is bothering. People with disabilities are supposed to be the passive “cared-for”, not active carers.
By tigtog on December 23, 2010
1. DADT repeal bill signed. 2. UN resolution condemning extrajudicial killings reinstates sexual orientation clause. 3. Sady Doyle gets a good night’s sleep.
By tigtog on December 22, 2010
Only just catching up on the current online activism taking place using the #MooreandMe hashtag on Twitter? Not quite sure what it’s all about? Hoyden commentor Meg Thornton has put together a huge #MooreandMe link collection: Source Materials, Sady Doyle’s activism, Rape Apologism 101 Stuff, Comment & Opinion, Places to Send Donations and more.
By Beppie on December 21, 2010
Isn’t it interesting, that in this particular instance, the blame seems to be directed at the person who is distributing these photos when they shouldn’t be, rather than at the people who actually posed for the photograph? There are no platitudes about how careful men need to be, or about how they need to be educated about the consequences of their actions.