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Month: October 2010
Guest Hoyden: Remembering The Lost
I’m just going to say again what I’ve said lots of times before – we need to construct the rituals and the social rules for talking about and publicly recognising miscarriage, still birth and infant death.
Surely the longest bow ever drawn
(This is about a rape joke, so usual trigger warnings apply, though trust me, you will get the last laugh). This article on brisbanetimes.com.au: The state government is urging Queensland clothing stores not to sell a t-shirt depicting a woman… Read More ›
Otterday! And Open Thread.
Otter Cupcakes! These little edible sea otters on blue-iced cupcakes are coming to you via EpiCute.
Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires.
How about a fillum on Tuesday instead of the fillies?
I’m thinking seriously of going to see Made in Dagenham while the rest of the nation is stopped by a race.
An extraordinary woman
Eileen Nearne was never appreciated by her male superior officers. The way they speak of her is awful. Mark Dunton, contemporary history specialist with the National Archives, said a none-too-subtle sexism seems to blame. “Her training officers completely underestimated her,”… Read More ›
Signal boost: Oh good, look what Apple’s endorsed
Call them, and please reblog. Make some noise.
Friday Hoyden: Ari Up
Dead at 48. Ageing rockers and younger fans are mourning Ari Up, or Arianne Forster as she was known to her mum and dad. Forty-eight. Cancer, what a miserable bastard you are. I was lucky enough to be around for… Read More ›
Why can’t working mothers negotiate better at home?
Interesting article here in The New York Times, though nothing particularly new in it about the work and family balance and why it isn’t working so well for women. Telling women they have reached parity is like telling an unemployed… Read More ›
Femmostroppo Reader October 28, 2010
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