Daily Archives: August 11, 2008

Blast from the Recent Past

Since the Michigan Womyn’s Music Festival just passed and many people have been writing online about that many-years-running debacle/struggle, I thought I’d link to an oldie-but-goodie, Emi Koyama’s “Whose Feminism Is It, Anyway? The Unspoken Racism of the Trans Inclusion … Continue reading

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Hello from the South Dakota Campaign for Healthy Families

Hi all, My name is Shannon and I am thrilled to be a guest blogger for the next two weeks on Feministe. This is such an exciting opportunity for me to get the word out on yet another abortion ban … Continue reading

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(No) Fear of Spying

Came across these articles over the weekend, reporting that declassified police-surveillance files on 1970s “Women’s Liberation Groups — Canada” were made public this week. Of course, state surveillance of activists in nations that vociferously proclaim themselves to be “free” is … Continue reading

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Hello from Another Guest Blogger

Hi, all. I’m excited to be joining you for the next two weeks as a guest blogger. (Thanks, Jill, for the invitation!) By way of introduction, a bit about me: I’m a member of the editorial and publishing collective behind … Continue reading

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Hair-pulling and braid-weaving

Ever since the minor kerfuffle over Titan Games’ Fat Princess, I’ve been wanting to write some more criticism of games, and not just because I love attracting defensive trolls who hallucinate de jure censorship and gamer-reviling boycotts whenever something problematic … Continue reading

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Target Women: Birth Control

Note to self: just post these as soon as they come out, because Sarah Haskins is always funny as hell. Doot-doo-doo-doot!

Posted in Advertising, General, Pregnancy, Sex | Tagged , , , | 12 Comments