Well, this is a twist on an old favourite. Sadly, not a new twist. **Trigger warning, non-graphic**. “Coach pleads guilty to sex with school girl” A 24-year old gymnastics coach who pleaded guilty to having sexual relations with a 12-year… Read More ›
Month: April 2009
Soapmaking and breadmaking – will I be in demand when the pandemic comes?
I realised, after posting the last batch of soap photos, that I had two batches that I never got around to photographing! I was down to only one or two bars of each set, so I didn’t get to cherrypick… Read More ›
Femmostroppo Reader – April 30, 2009
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed Dora The Explorer Matters To Boys April 30, 2009 – Quote: ” When my boys watch and embrace Dora, they learn that masculinity is not the center of the universe even… Read More ›
Whoydensday: Old-Skool Feminism
Well, now that my life has finally settled back down a bit, I should be back to bringing you your regular Whoydensday updates. 🙂 There are certainly lots of exciting things going on at the moment, what with David Tennant’s… Read More ›
Actual Feminist Cookies.
From 52 Acts. See the whole set of Feminist Cookies at Flickr. Creative Commonsed.
Good news! WA Labor Opposition to introduce laws on breastfeeding discrimination
[Photo: Families in peaceful protest outside Colin Barnett’s office last week. Posted with permission.] Woo! In response to community pressure and protest, the Labor Party of Western Australia (currently in Opposition) plans to introduce a private member’s bill to finally… Read More ›
Quick Hit – Keira Knightly domestic violence ad banned from UK cinemas.
Because it’s too violent. What do they think domestic violence is? Link to article with embedded video here. I just watched it and it is quite graphic and disturbing. If you are a survivor of domestic violence then you may… Read More ›
Femmostroppo Reader – April 29, 2009
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed Jim Carrey loves the pro-disease movement April 28, 2009 – just in case you needed a solid reason not to watch another Jim Carrey movie The Australian antivax movement takes its… Read More ›
Sam de Brito to Women– FEMINISM: UR DOIN IT RONG (but don’t worry, you just need a man to set you straight).
Seriously. So, apparently all the men of Australia deserve cookies, becuase they all inevitably become feminists (every last one of them!) when they have daughters (of course, it would be ridiculous to suggest that a man support women’s rights just… Read More ›