social justice

Scorn as Art

I posted recently about the art of crafting political invective, in finding just the right term to throw at a political adversary to sink them in the public estimation, and how it’s an art that’s largely gone down hill in… Read More ›

Liberté, Fraternité, Rosé

The Chronicle Herald reports that a pair of Canadian lads organised a demonstration of solidarity with a boy who was being tormented by bullies – for wearing pink. A gang of arsehats had been harassing the younger pink-wearing boy. They… Read More ›

Women for Wik

Women for Wik are back. Women for Wik is a group of Australian women, including indigenous women and allies to the cause of rights for indigenous people. Founders and supporters include Lady Deane, writer Rosie Scott, former Chairperson of ATSIC… Read More ›

Domestic abuse

A great post from a survivor of an abusive marriage, addressing the issue of “why do women stay?” and how responses to a survivor are often just victim-blaming instead of true support.

New to the blogroll

Angry Black Woman: via Winter at Mind the Gap! who says everyone should read this blog, and I concur. I’ve read a few things there every now and then, but recently I’ve been lurking and learning almost daily. This recent… Read More ›