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History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
W. H. Auden
If it’s far away, it’s news, but if it’s close at home, it’s sociology.
By Mindy on June 16, 2011
Feel like you do it all? Well apparently you are to blame for that too…
By Mindy on June 15, 2011
I was turning this question over in my mind last night, after spending the evening catching up on feminists blogs. There is currently a stoush on between a couple of blogs which began last week (I think) and is ongoing. There have been attempted apologies, dissections of why those apologies don’t actually address the issues […]
By tigtog on June 15, 2011
Bachmann, 55, believes her country needs to be reclaimed from a socialist president, a gay mafia, and treasonous liberals, responsible for, among other things, robbing Americans of the freedom to choose their light bulbs.
By Mindy on June 15, 2011
Why does the myth that a woman can consent to sex while asleep still persist? Why should it matter that the man rapist may not have been aware she was asleep. If she has pushed you away twice when she was awake, and she hasn’t clearly said “Yes, I want to have sex with you”, […]
By tigtog on June 14, 2011
*** TRIGGER WARNINGS FOR RAPE APOLOGISM, VICTIM BLAMING, SLUT SHAMING AND VIOLENT IMAGERY ***
By tigtog on June 13, 2011
Now the regime is going to be able to cast everything MacMaster wrote about what was happening in Syria as pure fiction, and real people who trusted Arraf have been endangered.
By tigtog on June 12, 2011
Does a single one of you have the guts to forego predictable titillation and let the public know the truth about Slutwalk and the hundreds and hundreds of other women and male and queer allies who will be marching in non-skimpy wear, and why they are there? Or will it just be more sad head-shaking misrepresentation from your pundits?
By Mindy on June 7, 2011
Mum not a good enough title for you? Nevermind, this insurance company will look after you.
By tigtog on June 7, 2011
The persistent belief that childhood is a rosy, happy time where nothing bad ever happens is directly damaging to children who are, in fact, not having a rosy and happy time.
By Lauredhel on June 6, 2011
Cancer doctors are on a collision course with a Catholic health organisation over new religion-based rules which prohibit them recommending contraception to patients taking a drug derived from thalidomide, which can cause severe birth defects.
By tigtog on June 4, 2011
Scientists get death threats, that what happens.
By tigtog on June 3, 2011
In which Robbie Williams reminds us that it’s not feminists who think that all men are garbage:
By tigtog on June 2, 2011
The media’s way too excited about the ‘meow’ incident to tell us, so Grog’s Gamut gave a summary of the day’s proceedings. Barnaby Joyce put in his regular carrying on like a pork chop time in the Senate Estimates Committee. And did you notice that despite the drop in GDP, the Terms of Trade figures are looking really good?
By blue milk on June 2, 2011
Finance Minister Senator Penny Wong gets called ‘catty’ in Parliament by Coalition member, Senator David Bushby and addresses it head on. See the video here. Related posts: About #ditchthewitch Homophobia and racism: the Australian media prove they can do two things at once A Minister for Men? Quicklink: newswithnipples on Mark Latham’s sexism Oh please, […]