Linkalectable #1: Radfem Carnival, prison in Uganda, the medico-rehabilitatio-industrial complex, the Australian Budget, and women go to bat against foreign multinationals in the Philippines

Linkalectable. 1. The First Carnival of Radical Feminists at Women’s Space. Heart grounds current-day radical feminism in the history of the movement, recalls the many achievements of radical feminism, and smacks down the dismissive dysperception that radfems are immersed in… Read More ›

cyberbullies again

DeviousDiva, a pseudonymous British expat living and blogging in Greece, has been harassed by Greek nationalist bloggers, threatening to out her, for writing a series on the maltreatment of the Roma in Athens. Thankfully the major culprit blog has now… Read More ›

Jessica Valenti on cyberbullying

Jessica Valenti, the executive editor at Feministing, writes in The Guardian on cyberbullying in light of the threats made against Kathy Sierra. Valenti had her own problems with online harassment last year after attending a bloggers’ lunch with former President… Read More ›

Seen at Shakesville

Which is the shiny new hangout for the folks from Shakespeare’s Sister, which will remain as their archive site. Shakers, update your blogrolls! Update: The new site has been made unusable through DOS attacks, so the Shakers are back at… Read More ›

Stopping cyberbullying

Kathy Sierra, writing about how she has cancelled an upcoming conference speech and other engagements due to overwhelming fear following hate-speech and threats directed at her online. The threats were at a sufficiently high level that Sierra has reported them to the police and apparently the FBI is investigating them, because making death threats online, just as in “real life”, is a crime.