The first of the 2009 Doctor Who specials will air in Australia this Sunday May 31st, on ABC1 at 7:30pm. Woo! It guest stars Michelle Ryan as the completely kick-arse Lady Christina de Souza. Also, it seems that in June,… Read More ›
Month: May 2009
Conroy backing down on internet censorship?
Well, the proposed Australian internet filtering plans have shifted, and changed, and been fiddled with, and shifted again. We went from an across-the-board opt-out censorship system (the election promise), to some sort of “clean feed” (a meaningless term), to mandatory… Read More ›
Femmostroppo Reader – May 27, 2009
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments. Link Farm: Reactions To The California Prop 8 Ruling – from Pam’s House Blend Serial Rapist Convicted of Raping His… Read More ›
Women in Science Fiction reading club – come join in
Sajbrfem (of Fifty Two Acts fame) is starting a Women in Science Fiction reading club. We’re starting with The Female Man (Joanna Russ), so grab yourself a copy, subscribe to sajbrfem’s dreamwidth journal, and start reading.
Quick Hit – Women like group s*x too
Good for us. I’m a little concerned about some of his other findings though. Like this: Women don’t feel judged or watched by society the way Australian men are feeling. Perhaps not in the way that men are feeling, but… Read More ›
Daily Fail cites H.A.T.- gets it wrong
Surprise, surprise, (as they say) surprise, eh? Yes, the UK’s Daily Mail has noted that a lot of people around the world have responded to complaints made against a poster promoting breastfeeding in a Manchester area hospital, and noted that… Read More ›
Femmostroppo Reader – May 26, 2009
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments. An Open Letter to Frightened Parents – Bookmark this to recommend to any parents you know who are nervous about… Read More ›
Femmostroppo Reader – May 25, 2009
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments. (title unknown) – the rigid market evangelists in the US want Social Security and Medicare to collapse totally Another round-up… Read More ›
Nestle helps Australian consumers*
…wishing to take part in the longstanding boycott of their products by conveniently displaying a wide selection of their food products in a new TV advertisement (and presumably a related print campaign) aiming “to raise the profile and relevance of… Read More ›
Photo of the Day: Happy dewdrop sunday
I am so going to try and get a shot like this the next time there’s dewdrops about.