A feminist narrative can be constructed, I think, even if it has to do its work within the constraints of a quite conventional romantic tale. Here are the top 10 reasons I think The Sound of Music has a place in a Hoyden’s video library:
blast from the past
Revisiting posts from the archives
BFTP: Playground accessibility for parents with disabilities
Parking and pathways and seating? This is a piece of cake. This is public design 101. It should be something that is an essential part of building new playgrounds and of upgrading existing ones.
But no one is bothering. People with disabilities are supposed to be the passive “cared-for”, not active carers.
BFTP: Parenting While Female: “It’s Not About You”
This is part of our December slowdown Blast From The Past reposting program. This post was originally published May 2nd, 2007.
I’ve been contemplating this post: The Male Gaze… falls upon a Nursing Mother…. by Morgan Gallagher. I think there’s an important truth in there, something feminists find themselves saying over and over and over again: “It’s not about you.”
BFTP: We knew it was bad for you, see!?!
Part of this month’s Blast from the Past reposting program: originally published January 4, 2006. This post notes the ongoing pattern of research around abortion being distorted and misrepresented.
BFTP: Is Vorkosigan as nasty as I love Lucy?
This is a repost: originally published in December 2005 at my original tigtogblog (later imported here to HaT) – I’d only been blogging for a few months.