It’s that time of the month again with Call for Feminism 101 Links III, and a guest post – Feminism Friday: What can I do, right now today, to help stop sexual violence
Month: November 2012
Matt Honan on the End of the Age of the Password
Times have changed. We’ve entrusted everything we have to a fundamentally broken system. The first step is to acknowledge that fact. The second is to fix it.
To Sir with WTF?
This secondary school teacher believes that some students are staying on too long in school.* Although it has been many years since I stepped into the classroom as a teacher I still do agree with this. Some students would be… Read More ›
Horseshit of the day: War on Men, Things Girls Do That Guys Hate
I wonder if either of these twerps found a pony after all that shoveling?
Media Circus: do union officials really face no penalties for embezzlement, or is the Opposition wasting everybody’s time edition
What has piqued your sociopolitical media interests lately? Please share your bouquets and brickbats.
Otterday! And Open Thread.
Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Anything great happening in your life? Anything you want to get off your chest? Books? News stories? What have you created lately? Commiserations, felicitations, temptations, contemplations, speculations?
Quicklink: Stella Young on communication guidelines and disability
Let me make this quite clear. I do not identify as a person with a disability. I’m a disabled person. And I’ll be a monkey’s disabled uncle if I’m going to apologise for that.
Whimsy: Flashmob Moscow edition
Sometimes we all need to see teh awesome. Please share anything that has recently surprised, delighted, intrigued or otherwise positively engaged you! To start: this icy-cool version of Puttin’ on the Ritz.
Quick Hit: Latest from the Geena Davis Institute
The latest report from the Geena Davis Institute is the very detailed “Gender Roles & Occupations: A Look at Character Attributes and Job-Related Aspirations in Film and Television”. Most people are aware that women and girls are underrepresented as speaking characters in film and television, but you may still be shocked by how much.
BFTP: Marry, Shag or chuck off a Cliff: Boots of Revenge & High Adventure edition
Playing the game is not compulsory, it’s just an excuse to kick-start a general discussion of pop culture. So wotcha been watching lately? Wotcha looking forward to seeing soon?