Month: December 2010

Femmostroppo Reader December 21, 2010

Items of interest come across recently in my feed-reader – #MooreandMe, Naomi Wolf trivialising rape allegations, #talkaboutit, negotiating consent and a couple that aren’t about Assange at all (how did that happen?). What did I miss? Leave your own interesting links in comments.

Silly Season post 1

Welcome to the Silly Season. This (I hope) series will be about silly things that will hopefully make you smile. Currently the weather here is quite silly for December in Australia.

Great news to wake up to

The US Senate has voted to repeal the 1993 “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” bill that banned same-sex-attracted military personnel from being open and honest about their sexual orientation under penalty of dismissal.

Stop looking at my Mom

Bugs me to think that our children are introduced to sexual objectification so young by watching it happen to us. But on a positive note, how fantastic is this kid? Here is an interview with Astronomical Kid. (Do not read… Read More ›

Otterday! And Open Thread.

Are you feeling gifty? Or just after a treat for yourself? I went looking for otter stuff this past week, and thought I’d share what I found.[…]

Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires.

It’s not the PM’s job

There is a media article out today accusing our PM of “sucking up to Americans” (i.e. Oprah) instead of helping Julian Assange*. Just so we are clear – Julian Assange is entitled to consular assistance while overseas, which I believe… Read More ›