I know you all want to see the Children in Need trailer for the Xmas episode, but watch this no-spoiler video first (as Bad Astronomy’s Phil Plait titled this 2001 A Space Odyssey/Doctor Who mashup/crossover: HALlons-y! [sfx: appreciative groan])
The official website has a whole heap of good material, including a donation page, the link to their campaign for men to swear an oath never to commit, never to excuse, and never to remain silent about violence against women. Crucially, there is also a link for where to seek help.
150 years for Mr Darwin’s Big Idea! I’m rather attracted to the idea of this special edition: Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species: A Graphic Adaptation.
Just a reminder that Sydney Hoydenizens will be meeting this Saturday, November 28th, in order to attend a rally in support of same-sex marriage. The rally begins at 1pm, and we will meet at Cafe Rosso, on the ground floor… Read More ›
Cara blogs on the acquittal in Sydney of a US Marine charged with rape even though he admitted using physical force against a woman to coerce sexual intercourse:
There’s been so much criticism levelled at fans of the Twilight series of supernatural romance novels (as the publicity machine has cranked up for the release of the second film in the franchise) that feminist hackles are rising, because the criticism tends to be along the lines of “See! We told you women are just stupid! Look at what they’re doing now!”