Tonight’s Outland takes us on a Fab-ulous journey! Discuss it here!
Month: February 2012
Redheads For Orangutans – Jungle VIP Auction
A bunch of ginger celebrities have donated stuff for the Sumatran Orangutan Society (SOS) to auction on E Bay from March 1st to 11th.
Quicklinks: #socialmedia #erosion #storm #bust – oops here comes Jack Bauer
Seriously, I’ve been headdesking this one for a few hours now: the DHS monitors blogs, twitter and facebook for usage of the words “social media”?
Femmostroppo Reader, Feb 29 2012
Forgive me readers, it has been >2wks since my last FR! Items of interest I’ve recently tweeted. What did I miss? Leave your own interesting links in comments. Shameless self-promotion entirely welcome!
IWD Event: Dame Carol Kidu to give the 2012 Pamela Denoon lecture
For Hoydens within travelling distance of Canberra, this year’s Pamela Denoon lecture will be given on International Women’s Day (Thursday 8 March), at the ANU, on on “Sex, Women and the 21st Century in Papua New Guinea”.
Being an Asexual Ally
Being an ally means talking to people about asexuality and accepting their identity as they describe it. It means asking questions only when you’re genuinely interested in hearing the answer. If your mindset is already fixed at “I don’t quite understand x, therefore asexuality cannot be valid,” then do everyone a favour and just walk away.
Sydney Hoydenizen/femmoblog meetup March: planning thread
I propose a meetup for March. It will likely be south of the harbour this time. If you’d like to come along, please indicate your preferred date at this Doodle poll.
The rise of fetal personhood notions in WA politics
Things are not looking great in Western Australia for the rights of pregnant people at the moment. Yesterday we had this: Unborn babies given recognition in new laws Causing the death of an unborn child will be viewed similar to… Read More ›
What do I want from #respill today? Another hung parliament, please
For the last two decades of Federal and State elections, I have been voting strategically for a hung parliament (in both Houses) every time. In 2010, enough of my fellow citizens did the same that a hung Federal parliament was finally what we got.
Sunday Singalong: Hole
Image credit. I have been dying to do Hole for a Sunday Singalong because they’re easily my favourite ‘angry young women’ (and one man) band of all time. Courtney Love, who loves word play and drilling into the sexism of… Read More ›