Submissions for the Inaugural Down Under Feminists Carnival are rolling in nicely! There are only three days left in the month – two and a half, in some timezones – so get submitting. You can find the carnival information page… Read More ›
Month: May 2008
The Beijing Olympics organisers have released a Volunteers’ Guide for the upcoming Olympics. And the guide has a chapter on volunteering skills, including a guide on how to interact with people with disabilities. This is good, right? Education, sensitivity training,… Read More ›
He’s trying to manufacture a scandal over the fact that the ALP candidate for the upcoming by-election for the seat of Gippsland did, as part of his duties as a cultural festival organiser in the region last year, support and… Read More ›
This post is cross-posted at Shakesville. [image source] From a CyberPsychology & Behavior issue earlier this year: “Gender Swapping and Socializing in Cyberspace: An Exploratory Study” [fulltext PDF available free]. The goal of this small online survey was to examine… Read More ›
I haven’t written about the matter here until now because I’ve had to sort out my feelings on this one: as someone who grew up in the social nudist movement I hate the way that nudity in any context has come to be automatically associated with pornography, and yet I see the necessity of ensuring that minors are not exploited for sexual imagery as well.
“Any tendency to self-handling at its earliest manifestation will lead the wise mother to at once adopt means for its suppression.”
Another instalment in the 1905 Ladies’ Handbook series! The original post is here. Chapter IV is titled “Sex Physiology and Hygiene“. It’s long, so I’ll break it up into parts. It opens with a passionate plea for early and vigorous… Read More ›