Month: July 2007

Stunning News

Guest posted by Kate Harding Item: School childhood obesity programs are failing, experts say Any person looking at the published literature about these programs would have to conclude that they are generally not working, said Tom Baranowski, a pediatrics professor… Read More ›

Grrrl’s own adventure

Guest post by blue milk (who knew there was so much to say on feminist motherhood?). I don’t usually read Janet Albrechtsen because I don’t find her relevant, but today I did and now I’m inflicting her on you. Sorry…. Read More ›

Whose real world?

Posted by Helen.     Where I live, our kids have five weeks holidays from just before Christmas to the end of January. They have two weeks off in April, two in July, and two in September/October. I’ve run out… Read More ›

Anytime, Anyplace, Anywhere

We’ve been running a bit of a series on repulsive advertising featuring women’s bodies: * the Nando’s stripper-mummy-with-a-heart-of-gold: Been trying to find the words * Pornified racist slavery in the pursuit of fashion: Because “fun “n’ edgy” and “pornification of… Read More ›