Month: March 2011

Checking in with the women of Kazakhstan

Well, the campaign for Kazakhstan’s 3 April election has just kicked off, and women are coming under the spotlight, too. In celebration of the country’s twentieth anniversary of independence, the First Congress of Kazakhstan Women has just taken place in…

Feministe is looking for a good intern.

Please spread the word and apply! Feministe, one of the oldest and most widely-read feminist blogs, is seeking an intern to assist with posting feminist content, reaching out to writers, organizing our social media strategy, working with advertisers and managing…

Where are you from? Part 1

I want to begin a project about, for lack of a term, what I’m calling “fromness”. That is, the sense that you belong somewhere, there is a beacon calling out to you, a sense of home. Perhaps you don’t have…

Unsolved Hysteries

Remember the campaign, started by Devery, to submit photos of your used tampons to Rep. Bobby Franklin in Georgia? Well now there’s a blog aggregating all of the crime scene photos. Meet Unsolved Hysteries, and submit your pics. No zygote…

Escapes and Ensnarement

Did you miss me? I decided to enjoy the last of my holidays engaging with such fun activities as reading books (because you just know I don’t have to read enough of those as an English major). Now, with books,…