Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. Please add interesting links of your own in the comments.
- BBC NEWS | Health | Women 'fight off disease better'
- Who Takes Responsibility for the Responsibility-Takers? Hint: Not Linda Hirshman
- Patenting Parts of People
- Quick Hit: The Trouble with Double X According to Ann
- Sully: A 'sickeningly familiar feeling' Obama's team wants LGBTs and our issues to go away
- In Hollywood, Good = White
- The Pink Memory Hole
- Indigenous Women Are Not Being Given Mammograms
- Excluding Blacks From The National Collective
- New Zealand Needs its Own Lilly Ledbetter!
- Not Oprah's Book Club: The Double-Daring Book for Girls
- The Culture of Football, The Culture of Rape
- Your Thursday round-up!
- Rape victims to be asked for views on justice system.
- Race-baiting Rush needs to get his Klan garb out of the cleaners
- Gratitude. We has it.
- deanna zandt » A non-fanatical beginner's guide to Twitter
- Bad-ass high school students get misogynist songs banned from prom
- Linda Hirshman: Misogyny pays her bills
- "Timeouts" for grown women
– Female immune systems are more robust, leading to possibility of giving men treatments derived from oestrogen to boost their immune system (and possibly extend life expectancy?) – how many men would be willing to take female hormones for better health?
– Sady takes on the rhetoric against feminists refusing to be victims: they are accused of “playing the victim”
– About time – this is possibly the most important lawsuit for a generation
– QUOTE: “When publishers create separate sites dedicated to women or to black people, they are signaling that they don’t see a need to have their main site serve these people as core readers. They are, in essence, saying, “We want the ad revenue associated with your readership, but we don’t create our homepage with you in mind.” “
– Quote: “The fact they cannot deny is that he’s not only not doing anything, he doesn’t want to even discuss the matter. “
– further reinforcing my undesire to see the Hollywood adaptation of Airbender
– What have we forgotten that we ever knew?
– I bet this is happening all around the world
– skewing statistics on a racial basis – still happening in “post-racial” USA
– Virtually uncovered in the news in NZ or anywhere else, the Nationals govt has dumped pay equity protections
– ooh, this book sounds great
– Footballers having rape treated as a “character issue” rather than as a criminal act happens in the US too
– linkfest from the F-word
– A welcome sign that the UK is finally taking reform of rape laws seriously?
– One more for the wingnuts-losing-their-shit-over-black-president files
– a perfect post on the importance of generous gestures
– for anyone who’s been put off by the fanatical evangelists but is curious about giving it a go
– yay for the hoydens of Arcadia High
– another great post on SlutShame09
– gumming up the works
We have been covering this at length at The Hand Mirror. We led a pay equity faxathon, and of course, many bloggers have been writing about it. You can find a list of what has been written at The Hand Mirror’s Pay Equity Hub, which we try to keep up to date.
When I said we have been covering this at length at The Hand Mirror, what I was referring to was this link:
Not an article, just film of a prominent BBC correspondent outing his sexist self spectacularly while ostensibly making a program on “Working Women”.
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