I’ve been thinking about this whole abortion thing that lots of men in US politics seem to be tying themselves in knots about in their haste to legislate women’s rights and women’s bodies away. It came to me the other… Read More ›
The Court does not have the power
A Judge in the [Family] Court in Australia rules that the Court does not have the power to compel a woman to continue a pregnancy.
Quick Hit – Grace Fallen
Quick Hit: Grace Fallen Photography
Quickhit: Professor Michelle Simmons, NSW Scientist of the Year
Professor Michelle Simmons has been named the NSW Scientist of the Year for her work in quantum computing.
Saudi women can now vote (still can’t drive)
King Abdullah said his decision came because “we refuse marginalising women’s role in the Saudi society in all fields” and followed “consultations with several scholars”.
Driven to be free
Best of luck to the Saudi women drivers and their supporters today. (You can follow this extraordinary campaign on twitter at #Women2Drive).
The best deconstruction I’ve read yet: Sex, lies and slutwalking by Lauren Rosewarne
RIP Hazel Dickens
People with strength and conviction are a rare breed and the battles they fight benefit us all.
I don’t have anything special planned except for paying a little more attention specifically to what other women are writing right now. Feel free to share links to anything you find especially relevant today.
In Support of Captain Bridget Clinch
Captain Bridget Clinch is a pretty awesome woman. It’s because of her that the Australian Defence Force changed its policy, which banned people undergoing or contemplating gender reassignment from serving. She risked the job she loves — the job she’s… Read More ›