Day: June 1, 2006

Call for Submissions

A Nut is hosting Carnival of the Feminists XVI over at The Nut House. Get your submissions in by next Tuesday — full submission details at The Nut House. Posts on disability and feminism especially welcome, though the only requirement…

Will Work 4 Fud

Lauren here dropping in for a request. Long time no see. I’m struggling to pay bills at this time and would like to take on a few design projects for WordPress-based blogs. Unfortunately, during a very rare moment this week…

Oh, No They Didn’t!

I love The Wizard of Oz. Love it. My cell phone plays “Ding Dong, The Witch is Dead” when I get a call. Back in the dark ages, when it was only on TV once a year, I’d get extremely…

Misfortune 500

Check it out. This parody of the Fortune 500 by the Women’s Environment and Development Organization is chock full of information about the ways that companies treat women, children and minority workers. It’s not only extremely informative, it’s well-organized, with…

Let’s Get Physical…Or Not

Gyms no longer the pick-up scene they were in the 70s and 80s. When men and women first began working out together in the late 70’s and early 80’s, the atmosphere at many gyms was as sexually charged as a…

When Artists Fight

This article in the Times about a lawsuit filed by glass artist Dale Chihuly against two other artists caught my eye. I’ve done a bit of glassblowing, though my lumpy, lopsided mugs and vases are nothing compared to the works…

A Simple Question:

Has marriage been defined by history, culture and tradition since the dawn of Western civilization, or is it an evolving social institution that should change with the times? Consider: -Property rights for married women -Credit rights for married women -Interracial…