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  • The 99th Down Under Feminists Carnival is up!

    DUFC

    All the details on the latest edition and how to submit to the next one.

  • So today I learnt a new acronym

    Chris-Pratt-Raccoon

    PRATT: Point Refuted A Thousand Times.

    PRATT sums up nearly everything about certain people and ideologies, on and off the internet, that most annoys me.

  • Media Circus: USA Convention Season Edition

    lithograph of circus trapeze artists

    What might Hillary really be thinking? How about Michelle?

    Here in Oz, buckle up for more Brandis Equivocation-Watch.

  • Otterday! And Open Thread

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    Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great happening in your life? Anything you want to get off your chest? Reading a great book? Anything in the news that you’d like to discuss? Commiserations, felicitations, temptations, contemplations, speculations?

  • Media Circus: Australia votes 2016

    Photo of Australian Parliament House (APH) in Canberra

    Need a last minute guide and cheat sheet generator to take into the polling booth (and know which polling place near you has the oughta-be-obligatory Democracy Sausage sizzle happening)? Here’s the links you need.

  • Friday Hoyden: Margaret of Anjou

    Medieval line drawing of a royal wedding.

    In the fifteenth century England was governed by a loose association of noble families, led by a King who may or may not have gained his crown as the most direct male descendant of the previous King. The two ways… Read More ›

  • Otterday! And Open Thread

    otterday-weblogo1-150x150

    Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great happening in your life? Anything you want to get off your chest? Reading a great book? Anything in the news that you’d like to discuss? Commiserations, felicitations, temptations, contemplations, speculations?

  • The 97th Down Under Feminists Carnival is up!

    DUFC

    All the details on the latest edition and how to submit to the next one.

  • Otterday! And Open Thread

    otterday-weblogo1-150x150

    Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great happening in your life? Anything you want to get off your chest? Reading a great book? Anything in the news that you’d like to discuss? Commiserations, felicitations, temptations, contemplations, speculations?

  • WTF OTD: Me-me-me-ternity leave

    Photograph taken of the photographers reflection in a mirror, mostly what we see is the camera with some fingers and some forehead

    A schmaltz-free post on mothering for Mother’s Day! Denise Huza’s response on xojane to an author interview that made a lot of women (not all of them mothers) pretty damn cranky: – “After years of mothers getting little recognition for what they do, we are finally making headway. It’s no longer a secret that mothering is hard, thankless work. Foye’s argument for “me-ternity” (a term I hope I never have to type or read again) craps on that fight.