Month: June 2008

Intro

Hello, all! I’m one of this fortnight’s guest bloggers. My blogging name is The Girl Detective, and I write for Modern Mitzvot, a site devoted to exploring social justice from a Jewish perspective. I also write at my self-titled blog.…

Hello, Feministe!

My name is Mahlena-Rae Johnson. I’ll be guest-blogging here for the next two weeks, and I’m very excited. Thank you, Jill! Some of you may be familiar with the site I run at SteveThePenguin.com, where I blog about pop culture…

I’m so utterly shocked

Apparently a new study shows that academics chosen to write op-eds for three major newspapers are overwhelmingly male.  The Wall Street Journal was the worst of the bunch, with 97% of their op-eds by academics written by men. The study…

Katy Perry Plays Make Believe

Katy Perry’s “I Kissed A Girl” has been in my head a lot lately. Not just because it’s catchy, not just because there’s something I like about the song, but also because the song has been bugging me. On the…

I Objectify Men

I know this doesn’t sound terribly progressive of me, but I think some objectification is healthy, whether one is male or female. I believe that both male and female desire should have a place in our discourse – which is…

Introduction

Before I introduce myself, I’d like to thank Feministe for giving me the opportunity to blog here. My name is Fatemeh Fakhraie, and I’m the founder and editor-in-chief of Muslimah Media Watch, which analyzes and critiques images of Muslim women…