These are the words that made me love Adrienne Rich’s work: This is what living with children could be – without school hours, fixed routines, naps, the conflict of being both mother and wife with no room for being simply,… Read More ›
Giveaway: Why Study Women’s History?
“Working with college students, I often recall myself as a sophomore at Barnard College in 1966. I wanted nothing to do with women’s movements or women’s history. When my advisor, Annette Baxter, suggested that I enroll in her course on U.S. women’s history, I had the nerve to reply that I would rather study “real” history.”
In 1-3 paragraphs, how would you have responded to the young Ms Freedman, and to women like her?
Quick Hit: Read This
Excellent takedown of The Punch’s anti-feminist article by tallulahspankhead at The Lady Garden.
Thursday Internet Tradition: Downfall mashups
Hoydens are aware of all Internet traditions! But we share our hard-won cultural knowledge! This week, we introduce you to the tradition of Downfall mash-ups.
Thursday Internet Tradition: Not Quite Feminist Phil
Hoydens are aware of all Internet traditions! But we share our hard-won cultural knowledge! This week, we introduce you to the tradition of Not Quite Feminist Phil!
Whoydensday quick link: new feminist Doctor Who blog!
For Doctor Who fans, a new blog has launched, Doctor Her. Doctor Her is the brainchild of Courtney Stoker, who has also written about Doctor Who for Geek Feminism.
Quick Hit: OMG I don’t even…
@GuardianJessica Jessica Reed
This is totally unacceptable. RT @NaomiMc: Feminism has gone too far again.
Who are you calling a feminist?
Who are you calling feminist?
Quicklink: Gloria Steinem interview
Gloria Steinem has been an outspoken figure on behalf of women’s rights and the pro-choice movement for half a century.
After years of apparently expecting his professor wife to work second shift, and suddenly finding that domestic work is not as easy as he thought: Cretaceous manchild virologist cracks “men hunt, women gather” shopping joke as if it’s novel and hilarious…