Day: July 15, 2009

Shocking: teens know sex feels good

Via Tracy Clark-Flory’s excellent takedown of yet more conservative fear-mongering, news of a sex education pamphlet published by the National Health Service of the United Kingdom titled “Pleasure.” The word doesn’t quite inspire hives for me, but for some, it…

The Hammering

I’m may end up regretting this, but I’ve come to feel that there’s really no way around it. I’ve tried to figure out how I could ignore what I’m feeling and move on to the stuff that I’d rather use…

Mocking Gendered Advertising

Via both Sociological Images and Hoyden About Town, I came across this little clip from British TV show That Mitchell and Webb Look and felt absolutely compelled to share. It’s a short but sweet take on gendered advertising — not…

Operation Beautiful

The image above is via a website and project called Operation Beautiful.  The mission is simple — to post anonymous, encouraging notes in public places. The website shows images of notes that have been left in a huge number of…

Carnival of Feminist Parenting

Thanks to a generous trackback I received on my other blog, I’ve just recently learned about a new feminist blog carnival: the Carnival of Feminist Parenting.  It’s run by Anji over at Mothers for Women’s Lib, and the second edition…