I ran my first anti-sexism workshop for children last week. They were a Montessori class of 5-6 year olds and I concentrated on questioning gender stereotypes, identifying sexism and a little bit of acceptance stuff of gender queer identities. I… Read More ›
Month: July 2011
Otterday! And Open Thread.
This otter was snapped at the Wildpark Lüneburger Heide by Oliver Gaser, who shared it on flickr.
Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Commiserations, felicitations, temptations, contemplations, speculations?
Dear Tony Abbott
This is what carbon dioxide detectors look like before a technician puts them into a nice portable case with a meter attached. You can order one online for less than US$20.
Friday Hoydens: Galactic Suburbia
I suspect some of you know about Galactic Suburbia already (Hi!), but do you all?
Galactic Suburbia is an Australia feminist speculative fiction podcast, hosted by three switched-on, outspoken, insightful women:
Femmostroppo Reader July 28, 2011
Items of interest come across recently in my feed-reader. What did I miss? Leave your own interesting links in comments. Shameless self-promotion entirely welcome!
This is what you meant isn’t it?
.. when you said you want to wear white and be a princess for a day?
Thursday Cheezburger – Revenge
Today’s theme is Revenge.
Shows us your cats
Image: Tacocat I highly recommend “Sexist Queers” by Bree McKenna over at the Stranger about the expectations placed on feminists by their own community and the sexism of music media: I’ve always wanted to write a review of a dude… Read More ›
Mothers working, not the end of the world
Conducted by researchers at University College London, it surveyed 19,000 British households to determine how parental employment affects a child’s behaviour throughout the first five years of life.
The results will startle those who think that children benefit from having a stay-at-home mum. In fact, the paper indicates that maternal employment can often improve the chances of having well-adjusted kids.
Farewell Margaret Olley
Margaret Olley died today. She was 88 years old. One of Australia’s most distinguished painters and supporters of young and emerging artists, Olley was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 1991. She spoke openly about her efforts to overcome both alcoholism and then later in life depression …