Brought to you by judge who finally said what we were all thinking: the idea that you can patent a human gene just because you were the first to find/identify it is not what patent law was meant for.
Month: March 2010
A US lawyer says a lesbian student who sued a Mississippi school over its policy banning same-sex prom dates can bring her girlfriend to a privately sponsored dance. The dance is not the school prom, that is still cancelled, it… Read More ›
Senator Conroy needs some cheese to go with that whine
That nasty Google is saying terrible things about his shiny net filter that he wants to give to all Australians, whether they want it or not.
Logansrogue IS Teh Feminist Cabal, sez Crazy Domains
Remember Crazy Domains and their jizztastic cream-jaculatin’ Pamela Anderson advertisement? The one pulled by the Advertising Standards Bureau (ASB)? Gavin Collins, Managing Director, is throwing a tanty. And he blames one little post on livejournal for all his problems. This… Read More ›
The Daily Mail song
Most of you probably know about the UK right-wing middle-class-white-grievance-pandering newspaper the Daily Mail, aka the Daily Fail and a variety of other nicknames. Dan & Dan Films made a song about it.
Politics vs Policy: how superficial gamesmanship steals our future
This should be shaping up as the real issue in the upcoming Federal election – for both the PM and the Leader of the opposition. What do either of them really offer for the future of Australia? Sadly, how would we know, when the media encourages both of them to “win the week’s news headlines” instead of pushing for bigger goals and the comprehensive plans to make them happen?
Femmostroppo Reader – March 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. On Being a Woman, Not "a Female" – “I also realized that one of the reasons… Read More ›
Otterday! And Open Thread.
Today’s Otterday, snapped at the Edinburgh Zoo, comes from lukedor on flickr. 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 get off… Read More ›
I’ve long known theoretically how easy it is to make a scene feel totally different simply by changing the soundtrack, but that’s a really effective demonstration.
Sydney Hoyden and Geek Feminism picnic: late May
Step 1: Gather Geek Feminists and Hoydens in Sydney Step 2: ??? Step 3: PROFIT Step 1 will be a lunchtime picnic at the Royal Botanic Gardens in late May. We’re currently open to four dates: Saturday 22nd May Sunday… Read More ›