Monthly Archives: May 2008

Feministe Feedback: Feminist-Minded Children’s Books

I was reading a few articles you’ve linked to recently about children’s media, and a quick squiz through my little brother’s books has me kind of worried. He’s four, so this is about when that kind of stuff starts to … Continue reading

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Shameless Self-Promotion Sunday

Getting this up a little late, but promote away.

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LGBT Equality and Justice Day 2008

My apologies that I didn’t get to this sooner, but I’ve been alternately busy and dealing with various personal shit. I can’t say that it has been the best week. But even though my memory is slightly less clear than … Continue reading

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Feministe Feedback: Talking to Men About Gender-Exclusionary Spaces

Still on a break, but I’ll be putting up some Feministe Feedback posts this week. And if you have a question for Feministe readers, email feministe-at-gmail-dot-com. Today’s question: I recently found out that my father has been asked to join … Continue reading

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If You Have Not Heard Of CCG …

I already posted about reading one sex worker’s blog; that’s not the only one that got my attention recently. I’ve been reading College Call Girl. She has been on a bit of a break for the last three weeks, and … Continue reading

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No FRT

I worked past midnight and have no Friday Random Ten to offer. I have no pet photos, nor a pet. As my poor substitute, I offer celtic punk. I would have preferred Rebels of the Sacred Heart, but there are … Continue reading

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Fountain of Smart

Sudy says: The question is not what makes the issue feminist, but has a feminist perspective been applied to the issue? Thinking cap? Check. Reading this is highly recommended. Note: comments off. Go there.

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Tragic Result

The “D.C. Madam” has committed suicide. Opinions among feminist about sex work vary widely, but I think we probably all agree about one thing: no just system would make things worse for the women that do the sex work, than … Continue reading

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I Blame the Kyriarchy

Happy May Day. As people around the world celebrate the struggles of laborers, and as many immigrants and supporters of immigrant rights set off on protest marches around this country, I wanted to link you to one of my favorite … Continue reading

Posted in Blogging, Crime, Disability Issues, Discrimination, Domestic Violence, Fat, Gender, GLBTQ, Immigration, Poverty, Racism, Trans, Work | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Where Are We Going, And Why Are We In This Handbasket?

I have had occasion to think a lot about the developing economic situation in the US. The more I think, the more worried I get, because this is not the short-term problem that some folks are hoping it is. This … Continue reading

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