Negative stereotypes about feminists abound in the media. And in response several times a year another article written by a feminist comes out worrying about the damage done by the deliberate misrepresentation of feminism. I worry too. Women won’t want… Read More ›
Month: February 2010
Femmostroppo Reader – February 27, 2010
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments. Finding Fault In The Binary Of Guilt – “If Paul’s thinking is valid then it must… Read More ›
Otterday! And Open Thread.
Today’s otter, Kit the sea otter pup, comes from MNN, the Mother Nature Network. Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great happening in your life? Anything you want to… Read More ›
The Bland Perfection of Token Women
Why the glamorous hair and make-up? Why not a more realistic neat/tidy small town look? All I will be thinking is “why is she working in that laundromat instead of trying to be a Hollywood actress?” when of course the answer is that the real woman is indeed trying to be a Hollywood actress, and the director/producers have, for some reason, chosen to highlight this Tinseltown glamour instead of costuming their female characters as typical inhabitants of a small town.
Femmostroppo Reader – February 25, 2010
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments. furikku: In which I babble about Writing Minorities – “And since the categories have developed over… Read More ›
Thursday Cheezburger: Kittehs Caring For You. And Delurking Day!
Today’s Cheezburger theme is…. Kittehs In Healthcare! Post your own favourite in-theme Cheez here, and wait for admin image magic to make it appear. Please post a link to a FULL webpage, rather than a direct link to an image… Read More ›
Many roads, one surname
In yesterday’s SMH Catherine Deveny asked Why do (don’t go there) most children(don’t go there) still end up with (don’t go there, don’t go there, don’t go there!) their father’s surname? She’s fairly clearly talking about a certain, already small… Read More ›
Quickhit: Stop funding homeopathy, say British MPs
We conclude that placebos should not be routinely prescribed on the National Health Service
My daughter makes me laugh
IF U CAN READ THIS, I’VE LOST MY SHOE
Quick Hit: Won’t someone think of the physics?
And here I was thinking that movies needed pass the Bechdel Test to be better. But apparently I was wrong. What movies really need to do is stick to proper physics. Well I’m glad we got that sorted, aren’t you?