UPDATE: 4 June 2007 Jill Youse has finally responded in the Mothering forums. We were absolutely correct. Prolacta is skimming off 75% of milk donated by mothers for Africa, for sale and for profit within the USA. Prolacta is “reimbursing”… Read More ›
Month: May 2007
Sorry Matters, and Assimilation
Over the past week there has been a huge amount of discussion in the femiblogosphere about dropping the defensive, domineering blustering and starting to listen to people of colour. Listening has got to be step one if there is to… Read More ›
Over on Larvatus Prodeo, people have been discussing the “invisible lesbians” in (or rather, not in) the press photo of Mary Cheney and Heather Poe’s brand new son. Cheney and Bush have all been carefully skirting press questions about their… Read More ›
Strewth! Flash used for not-evil!
A Flash animation of Tom Lehrer’s The Elements song. It’s glorious.
Bragging on the offspring
The tigling just received a HD+ for her first long narrative assignment in English this year, a story about old age. I think I have a parent-crush on her teacher for writing this evaluation: Beautiful work [tigling]. Mrs Wentworth is… Read More ›
Despite upgrading my webhosting bandwidth yesterday, we still went offline for quite a few hours. Hopefully everybody’s got the memos now.
Politicking While Female: Julia Gillard and the “sex class”
The ABC News reports today: Workplace Relations Minister Joe Hockey has suggested the Government’s work place policies are not as popular as Labor’s because he is not as pretty as Julia Gillard. […] He says the Government’s poor poll results… Read More ›
It’s been a while since I posted pretty astronomy pictures. This one caught my eye today. Image Credit: APOD Venus and the Moon appearing near to each other in the evening sky last week. I like the diffraction spikes on… Read More ›
A fine rant from Amanda: Subsidized day care is murder – inspired by yet more US “pro-life” legislation against contraception that will result in increased abortion rates, the exact opposite of the fewer abortions they say they want. the notion… Read More ›
Young women’s activism: the next generation of abortion doctors
The La Time reports on what motivates the new generation of abortion doctors in the USA. Lederer, 30, can’t relate to the images that drew an older generation of physicians into abortion work. She can barely picture it when they… Read More ›