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 ›
Hot on the heels of the murdered-gaunt-women-are-sexxxay spread from Top Model comes this “fashion spread”. Racist and sexist objectification all rolled into one odious airbrushed slavery-porn package. See it and froth.
Ilyka’s been a tad busy, and not had much time for blogging this month. She’s been paying attention though, and is not best impressed.
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 ›
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.