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.
Jo Tamar’s second review for the 2012 Australian Women Writer’s Challenge – Cargo by Jessica Au.
It’s been almost a month since Allie Brosh posted this at her blog Hyperbole and a Half, but I only just saw it: Adventures in Depression. I know I can definitely relate to this, and I have the feeling that… Read More ›
It is a violation of Australian privacy law to collect private medical information, which is specifically designated “sensitive information”, without a damn good reason. Is anyone making a noise about this?
Guess how many competent and positive responses sie received to “just asking nicely”. Go on.
Over the last many years I have struggled with physical limitations. I and a few friends like me, have come to call ourselves “Border Gimps”, especially since society not only loves to have a name for things, but also to help sort through the current “P.C. phrase of the month”. Now I know there are as many thoughts on that sort of thing as there are people to think them, but here is how I and mine define it.
Survivors Mel Hughes and Kate Ravenscroft are creating a zine by survivors of sexual assault for survivors of sexual assault: We Will Not Go Quietly.
They’re looking for a huge range of submissions, preferably by 31 July 2011. For more information, see their website We Will Not Go Quietly.
How the fuck can I help this rather lovely young person get the best out of hir education when the existing systems seem to be letting hir down?
A fantastic collection of posts has already been published and collated for BADD 2011 over at Diary Of A Goldfish, and there will definitely be more to come.
It’s not too late to write one yourself, if you were thinking of it and haven’t managed it yet. May 1st is a suggestion, everybody understands about clashing priorities and perhaps your spoons allocation.
Arwyn over at Raising Boychick wants you to share your experiences if you are living with disabilities and pursuing attachment parenting: