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.
Month: November 2009
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!”
You know how you were talking about putting up a page showcasing the skills of Hoydenizens? I was wondering whether it would be plausible or appropriate to have a place where people can ask for needed skills and referrals?
Actually, I await the inevitable 2012 drinking-game posts with a moderate degree of anticipation. I’m a sucker for film narrative cliché collections.
There are lots and lots and lots of problems with the way people with disabilities are treated while travelling. This is just one of them. ABC: Fearnley blasts Jetstar’s wheelchair policy Disabled athlete Kurt Fearnley has used the National Disability… Read More ›
There’s a Do Not Call register, hosted by the Australian Government, at donotcall.gov.au. You can, in theory, register your home or mobile number with the register; “responsible” telemarketers then compare their shonkily-obtained “lists” with the Do Not Call register, and,… Read More ›
I’m finally back in an FAQ-writing headspace, and one on Intersectionality is long overdue. I have a few links, but I could do with more! Please feed the FAQ.