This is the 62nd monthly Down Under Feminists Carnival. This edition of the carnival gathers together June 2013 feminist posts from writers living in Australia and New Zealand.
Femmostroppo Reader October 28, 2010
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed-reader. What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments
Femmostroppo Reader – October 25, 2010
Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed.What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments.
From safari to shimmy: the Dora Princess makeover
Hola! We love Dora in this house. She tromps through the jungle, solves puzzles, outwits trolls, evades bears, captains a pirate ship, creates maps, travels the world, rescues animals, discovers volcanoes, plays soccer, climbs mountains, and crosses crocodile-infested waters. Best… Read More ›
Echidne on The Righteous Retribution of the Fat Demons
Echidne of the Snakes has written a great post, “Obesity As A Metaphor”. Inspired by the Fat-Hate-Bingo-style comments on her Leonard Nimoy post, Echidne expands on her condemnation of fattist healthism: One commenter asked: “Seriously. What am I missing here?… Read More ›
Fat-hater wankstain du jour
Big Fat Deal reports on a chappie who thinks it’s a Splendid! Shiny! New! Activist! Idea! to start printing up and handing out Fat Tickets. He wants the world to start handing out these tickets, with the revelatory message “You’re… Read More ›
Just a spoonful of polyphenols…
[Image from Milk And Cookies. Check out her other recipes while you’re there, especially the orange and date tart.] The latest in chronic fatigue syndrome symptom control? 45 grams of dark chocolate a day. The effect was small, but the… Read More ›
Kate Harding plug
Kate Harding, one face of the “obesity crisis”. I haven’t done any Kate Harding plugs for a while, and that’s been a bit remiss of me. Kate has a delightful commentariat, no doubt through her excellently executed comments policy, and… Read More ›
Model who refuses to drop 3 sizes just for the fashion industry
The size 12 star of TV show who’s ‘too fat’ for top model agency Jen Hunter is 5ft 11 and a size 12. She won the hearts of the British public and put size-zero models to shame with her modest… Read More ›
EvoPysch and “natural” attraction.
I’ve been stewing up an FAQ for FF101 for a while, and it hasn’t come together as well as I’d like. I want to take on EvPsych, basically, and look at some of the crap on offer that claims that… Read More ›