If not, go and read bluemilk’s latest for Daily Life. Have a tissue or forty handy. TW: involves a snake.
To add to your bookmarks, here’s Cordelia Fine in New Scientist running through some more of the scientific evidence that gendered toys are a product of socialisation rather than genetics.
Mateship with Birds was reviewed for the 2014 Australian Women Writers Challenge.
Secular is one of those words that theocratic propagandists have shifted the Overton Window on, to make it seem like secular is the opposite of pluralist when in fact it is only a secular stance that makes pluralism possible. Post-secular? Hm.
Welcome to the 69th Down Under Feminists Carnival. This month read some of the best posts from January 2014.
According to Matt Cowgill, potentially yes, but there aren’t any good reasons to do so.
Is the new Opal card all it is cracked up to be and could it end up costing you more?
From Allison Benedikt at Slate comes this delightfully provocatively phrased piece, “If You Send Your Kid to Private School, You Are a Bad Person”. This seems like a conversation that is worth having.
I see that as long as any kind of social transfer is involved rich women are as capable of “getting themselves pregnant” as teenage girls are claimed to be. Because conception is something that women and girls do to themselves,… Read More ›