Day: August 8, 2007

Imagine: A Lynchmob of Female Gamers

Thanks to Luke over at Kotaku I have had my daily “jaw hitting the floor” experience. Maybe I should just show you the cover of this upcoming Nintendo DS game: That’s right… it’s a game about TAKING CARE OF BABIES!…

Greatest Hits: The Public Woman

Originally posted on May 3, 2007 at Blogging Feminism: (Web)Sites of Resistance. Over the past few months, much ado has been made about the harassment of female bloggers, and the online harassment of women in general. The Kathy Sierra incident…

Dems dropped the ball

The YK conference distracted me from the recent FISA bill, so instead of writing something in-depth, I’ll point you to this New York Times editorial and to Glenn’s place. Glenn does a fantastic job, so I’d recommend scrolling down and…

Rape survivor prosecuted

Unbelievable. An Air Force enlisted woman who claimed to be the victim in a rape case at Pope Air Force Base but then opted not to testify at a court martial, has become a defendant accused of committed indecent acts…

Feminist Reads

A few things for you all to peruse today: What Autistic Girls Are Made Of Mandatory arrest laws are bad for victims of intimate partner violence. Judith Warner is a little late to the game on this one, but she…

Sleeping with the Enemy, Part 1

I’m doing it. And I’ve got a lot to say about it. The background: I’m a queer-identified femme who’s now dating a cisgender man after a decade and a half of dating exclusively women, genderqueers & transmen. As you might…

laying on hands

I’m a street medic. That bears some explaining, for a lot of people, even in activist circles. The street medic or action medic movement dates back to the civil rights and anti-war movements of the 1960s, giving support to political-action…