The editors of We Will Not Go Quietly, a zine by survivors of sexual assault, have prepared a PDF version, but cannot afford to print as many copies as they’d like. They have set up a Pozible campaign.
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Friday Hoydens: Pussy Riot
Three members of Russian punk band Pussy Riot were sentenced this week to two years in prison for singing a protest song in a Moscow cathedral.
Teaspoons Ahoy for Flyover Feminism
We don’t want to simply start conversations; we want to proactively connect activists from all over the globe and unite them in their struggle to affect a better future.
Acronyms of the Day
RWA & SDO – two personality traits that prop up the kyriarchy
“Pardon me for being born into a nation of racists”
An iconic image showing Aboriginal rights activist, Gary Foley with a placard reading, “Pardon me for being born into a nation of racists”. It was part of a protest against the South African Springboks rugby tour of Australia in 1971 during apartheid.
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.
Sunday Singalong: Pussy Riot
So, I did have somebody else lined up for the Sunday artsy fartsy post this weekend but jumping right to the front of the queue is my newly discovered find, Pussy Riot. Russian, feminist, punk riot band with anti-Putin lyrics…. Read More ›
The 44th Down Under Feminists Carnival
This is the 44th monthly Down Under Feminists Carnival. This edition of the carnival gathers together December 2011 feminist posts from writers living in Australia and New Zealand.
Libra’s new transphobic ad, and what you can do about it
So here’s some unnecessary and unkind rubbish in a new ad from Libra, a company selling tampons, pads and liners in New Zealand and Australia. Poking fun at trans women is very much not how to get the tampon-buying public on your side.
Why you will want to love The Mountain Goats even more
Because The Mountain Goats do anti-LEGO sexism rants on twitter: Dear Legos dudes, the regular Legos are cool for girls you don’t have to condescend to the awesome little girls of this world #liberateLEGOs when you’re a new dad &… Read More ›