Day: June 18, 2010

Protesting integration in Israel

Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest the integration of a girls’ school because they don’t want their Ashkenazi daughters studying with Sephardim. Tens of thousands of black-clad ultra-Orthodox Jews staged mass demonstrations on Thursday to protest a Supreme Court ruling forcing the integration…

Not a Fish, Not Yet A Human

So one time, Chloe at Feministing posted about Disney’s The Little Mermaid, calling it “a feminist’s worst nightmare,” because it’s literally the story of a woman who gives up her voice to get a man, which: sort of true, but…

We like dancing and we look divine

We don’t have ideology; we don’t have theology; we dance.-Shinto monk to Joseph Campbell It’s not my revolution if I can’t dance to it. – my version of the oft-paraphrased Emma Goldman line. also the tattoo on my forearm. From…