Day: May 10, 2011

links for 5-11-2011

First time! via INCITE! The Revolution Starts At Home: Confronting Intimate Violence Within Activist Communities , is a new and necessary anthology that needs to be read by everyone in activist communities. So often we see ourselves as above perpetuating…

How a Fetus Gets Its Face

The coolest/weirdest/creepiest thing you will see today. (And yes, there are pictures and descriptions of fetus-faces at that link, as the title would imply. So if you don’t want to look at fetus-faces — they look kind of like modern…

But what about when boys call me “foxy”?

Ay yi yi: Animal ethicists are calling for a new vocabulary about animals, shunning words such as “pets,” “wildlife,” and “vermin” as derogatory and even suggesting “animal” is a “term of abuse.” Common language on fauna betrays an “anthropocentric bias”…