58 comments for “Shameless Self-Promotion Sunday

  1. July 24, 2011 at 2:33 pm

    Researchers believe that to attract girls to science classes teachers need to talk about skin care, hair and shopping:
    http://clarissasblog.com/2011/07/23/gendered-science-2/

    Infantilization of women in contemporary coming-of-age novels:
    http://clarissasblog.com/2011/07/24/infantilization-of-women/

    Sacrificial relationships:
    http://clarissasblog.com/2011/07/21/sacrificial-relationships/

    And just for fun:
    I’m so old that. . .
    http://clarissasblog.com/2011/07/21/im-so-old-that/

    I’m so young that. . .
    http://clarissasblog.com/2011/07/22/im-so-young-that/

  2. July 24, 2011 at 2:34 pm

    Two posts this week – possibly best record ever (she says, jinxing herself):

    1) Another nerdy post which may or may not get any responses, but it made me feel better to put the option out there: Ask Me Anything: Statistics Edition

    2) And my response to the events in Norway this past Friday. More emotional processing than analysis at this point: no words for Norway

  3. July 24, 2011 at 2:45 pm

    When I Get Good at It (TW for fat shaming) — Sometimes, I exercise in public, which correlates to others sometimes making inaccurate assumptions about my body.

    My Diet & My Feminism (TW for disordered eating) — Responding to another blogger’s question of whether dieting is anti-feminist.

    Gushing, my contribution to a birth control blog carnival coordinated by Planned Parenthood and the National Women’s Law Center.

    I’m also starting to review yoga DVDs and downloads with a focus on size acceptance and accommodation.

    For folks who are into asana-related stuff, there’s also a chair yoga installment and a new core anatomy post.

  4. Kristn
    July 24, 2011 at 2:48 pm

    I have been trying for months to start a blog. I am stuck on the name, of all ridiculous things, so I am imploring for help. Here’s a little bit about me:
    Feminist since birth. Mother, SV&DV survivor, remarried to a gentle loving soul. Embattled with ex trying to protect my daughter from his abuse – failiing thanks to the court system and dss.
    Vegan, veteran, cat-owner, prolific writer, in search of a career in feminism or social justice. Excellent public speaker, education developer, program manger and social media marketer.

    Volunteer sexual violence prevention educator in the schools – I adore mentoring and talking to teenage girls. Perpetually lost, wandering through life trying to make action out of an endless stream of ideas.
    I seek input, please.

  5. July 24, 2011 at 3:08 pm
  6. July 24, 2011 at 3:18 pm

    Camping + Glamour = Glamping! http://bit.ly/pU9QKz

    Savory & Sweet Summer Salad Ideas http://bit.ly/r92KXE

    Is A Law That Allows Women To Run Background Checks On Men Fair? http://bit.ly/qK68bP

  7. July 24, 2011 at 3:23 pm

    A two-part post on how my husband is my wife, the flexibility of gender, and the value of non-traditional marriages:

    http://hld6.wordpress.com/2011/07/22/non-traditional-marriages/

    http://hld6.wordpress.com/2011/07/22/non-traditional-marriages-ctd/

  8. July 24, 2011 at 3:25 pm

    This week at Musings of an Inappropriate Woman, I took on Erica Jong, and the problem with conflating liberty and sexuality.

  9. kateforbes
    July 24, 2011 at 3:25 pm
  10. July 24, 2011 at 3:27 pm

    This week on NSWATM…

    Dr. Mindbeam posts about the hosts of the Talk mocking a man for having his penis brutally cut off.
    http://noseriouslywhatabouttehmenz.wordpress.com/2011/07/17/cbs-we-are-not-amused/

    I take down the myth of men as the “simple” gender.
    http://noseriouslywhatabouttehmenz.wordpress.com/2011/07/20/cocks-rock-part-four-mysterious-genitals/

    Noah Brand talks about the media’s division of characters into “men,” “women” and “people” (who are male).
    http://noseriouslywhatabouttehmenz.wordpress.com/2011/07/18/media-gender-roles-wtf/

  11. July 24, 2011 at 3:29 pm

    two more that ya’ll might like:

    my post for the NWLC/PPact birth control blog carnival:
    http://hld6.wordpress.com/2011/07/20/who-doesnt-love-a-blog-carnival/

    and some personal insight into why it’s so important for Christians to feel persecuted:
    http://hld6.wordpress.com/2011/07/18/christian-persecution-complex/

  12. July 24, 2011 at 3:30 pm

    New from the “Yuri Network” on Lesbian-themed japanese animation and comics: http://okazu.blogspot.com/2011/07/yuri-network-news-july-23-2011.html

    My new column on MangaBookshelf covering Japanese comic magazines: http://mangabookshelf.com/blog/2011/07/21/magazine-no-mori1/

    Only current Lesbian magazine in Tokyo is bilingual in English and Japanese, Tokyo Wrestling: http://www.tokyowrestling.com/
    Follow them on Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/pages/Tokyo-Wrestling/281255638867 or Twitter: http://twitter.com/TokyoWrestling

  13. JetGirl
    July 24, 2011 at 3:31 pm

    On trying to lose weight, even though I’m a big believer in HAES, and have been fat-shamed as a child and rewarded when thin, but weighing less may be the best thing for me to get better:
    http://onefemalegaze.wordpress.com/2011/07/22/ra-diaries-for-my-health/

    There are too many people who believe you can stay healthy just as long as you follow certain guidelines. But with a chronic condition, you can do everything right, and still have bad results. When magical thinking fails:
    http://onefemalegaze.wordpress.com/2011/07/23/ra-diaries-bad-values/

  14. July 24, 2011 at 3:33 pm

    Hi, always brilliant links on here, thank you!
    This week I’ve been pondering whether –
    <a href="http://wp.me/p1mnWZ-2R&quot; title="women lost the sexual revolution?"

  15. July 24, 2011 at 3:34 pm
  16. July 24, 2011 at 3:41 pm

    Their national cuisine is french-fries with gravy, their main export is donuts. How come the Canadians can fit into our old jeans?

    Lose Weight and Save Money With Canadian-Style Health Care

    ‘News’ enforcer Rebekah Brooks ruled with an iron fist. Wendi (Tiger Wife) Deng repaid kindness with husband-stealing– the women of the Murdoch Empire could teach the Roman Empire a thing or two…


    Brooks’ Hair Sends Tangled Message

  17. July 24, 2011 at 3:43 pm

    Our team is so excited to announce that we’re launching a new website for young professional women in early August – sign up for a sneak peak at http://dailymu.se !

  18. July 24, 2011 at 3:46 pm

    I wrote about how a custard pie in Rupert Murdoch’s face brought a lot of nasty attitudes towards women out of the woodwork:
    http://stavvers.wordpress.com/2011/07/20/i-blame-the-pietriarchy/

    I read More magazine and wrote about how they present a model of sexuality that is thoroughly male-centred:
    http://stavvers.wordpress.com/2011/07/21/more-magazine/

  19. July 24, 2011 at 3:47 pm

    I wrote a movie review for ‘Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon’ from the feminist perspective . . . Which really was a cake walk:

    http://beinglumina.blogspot.com/2011/07/transformers-3-michael-bays-wet-dream.html

  20. July 24, 2011 at 3:50 pm

    This week on Gender Across Borders…

    Ashley began the week with a book review of Sapphire’s The Kid, the sequel to the infamous Push which the film Precious was based on.

    Guest GAB contributor H0lly Kearl shared an interview with Noor Jahan Akbar, an 19-year old Afghani activist who founded Young Women for Change to help combat street harassment in the nation.

    Judith wrote about The Impact of Paid Sick Leave Laws on Women, with special attention paid to policies that allow women paid leave when their children are sick.

    Guest GABber Silvia Ester Tum shares her work as a mentor and facilitator of the Abriendo Oportunidades program in rural Guatemala where she works to support, advocate for and aid young Maya women.

    In Women @ Africa’s Tech Revolution, contributor Emily Musil Church discusses the impact of media and technology on social movements and how this might work for/affect/inform African women in future revolutions.

    As usual, you can find all this and more at Gender Across Borders!

  21. July 24, 2011 at 3:58 pm

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zwgCBWUu39A –I made a campaign-ad-style video explaining why we need to tax the effing rich already.

  22. July 24, 2011 at 4:04 pm

    This week on Gender Across Borders…

    Ashley began the week with a book review of Sapphire’s The Kid, the sequel to the infamous Push which the film Precious was based on.

    Guest GAB contributor H0lly Kearl shared an interview with Noor Jahan Akbar, an 19-year old Afghani activist who founded Young Women for Change to help combat street harassment in the nation.

    Judith wrote about The Impact of Paid Sick Leave Laws on Women, with special attention paid to policies that allow women paid leave when their children are sick.

    Guest GABber Silvia Ester Tum shares her work as a mentor and facilitator of the Abriendo Oportunidades program in rural Guatemala where she works to support, advocate for and aid young Maya women.

    In Women @ Africa’s Tech Revolution, contributor Emily Musil Church discusses the impact of media and technology on social movements and how this might work for/affect/inform African women in future revolutions.

    As usual, you can find all this and more at Gender Across Borders!

  23. July 24, 2011 at 4:31 pm
  24. Transitionland
    July 24, 2011 at 5:05 pm

    Afghan feminists marching against sexual harassment in Kabul (my post on the march, plus some of the photos I took covering it)

    http://www.undispatch.com/demanding-dignity-on-kabuls-streets-afghan-women-march-against-sexual-harassment

    What it feels like (now more than ever) to live in a city at war, on the edge of even greater disaster

    http://transitionland.wordpress.com/2011/06/10/how-prey-feels/

    Oh, and where to go in Kabul when you feel like an alien and/or vampire fetus is tearing through your guts

    http://transitionland.wordpress.com/2011/07/24/you-will-get-sick-in-afghanistan/

  25. July 24, 2011 at 5:09 pm

    At Transitions and Transgressions

    I talk a little bit about the Washington man who was jailed for Banking While Black.

    My social anxiety and how that prevents me from fully participating in social justice movements.

    Jose Antonio Vargas had his drivers license revoked – The Price of Honesty

  26. July 24, 2011 at 5:17 pm

    I wrote this post about the show Treme and women being cut off while men talked and never listened last week, but it was just too late to make it to Shameless Self-Promotion Sunday. So here it is.

  27. July 24, 2011 at 5:26 pm

    The extraordinary story of Esther Abrahams: How an eighteenth century fifteen year old pregnant Jewish convict became a First Lady.

    Faithful to thee, books! In a fashion: When turning books into films and TV shows, what happens when characters’ races get switched?

  28. July 24, 2011 at 5:28 pm

    This week I fell in love with an artist called Sophie Calle.

    I also spoke up about gendered language, and asked why ball sacks are associated with strength. I mean, vaginas can withstand a lot more! And aren’t boobs not amazing? How come we say amazeballs and not amazeboobs?

    And lastly, this week’s usual Sunday Hustle featured a round-up of dating advice for sapphic sistahs, art in relation to queer activism, and the fashion question for feminists and queers.

    Happy reading!
    x

  29. July 24, 2011 at 5:38 pm

    I wrote a post on the importance of Congress reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act, which provides funding to many important domestic violence programs and host of victim services. This post is in response to Dr. Phil’s testimony last week. Links to contact your local Senator and Representative are included.

  30. July 24, 2011 at 6:26 pm

    Sexism: Only Ugly Bitches Complain About It

    A quick open ended post on a motivational poster I saw.

  31. July 24, 2011 at 6:37 pm

    This was written before Amy Winehouse died, but proved (sadly) timely: Does Mental Illness Give Us Great Art? (Spoiler Alert: No) http://www.wtftbq.com/teabq/?p=227

  32. July 24, 2011 at 6:54 pm

    I did an interview with trans author Nick Krieger on Canonballblog.com this week: http://www.canonballblog.com/?p=2768

    I wrote about the limits of consent as a concept protecting women in sexual assault cases in the US: http://wp.me/pij0l-Br

  33. July 24, 2011 at 6:56 pm

    My First Post @ The Feminist Type !

  34. July 24, 2011 at 7:44 pm

    To celebrate a year since I started travelling, I wrote a tl;dr post which finishes with a bunch of Australian and New Zealand zine recommendations.

  35. July 24, 2011 at 8:36 pm

    I wrote a post on Marie Watt, an artist currently part of the National Museum of the American Indian’s contemporary art show. Watt’s work focuses on the art of storytelling and serves as an excellent example of feminist artists protesting the devaluation of crafts as fine art!

  36. July 24, 2011 at 9:05 pm

    Kristn:
    I have been trying for months to start a blog. I am stuck on the name, of all ridiculous things, so I am imploring for help. Here’s a little bit about me:
    Feminist since birth. Mother, SV&DV survivor, remarried to a gentle loving soul. Embattled with ex trying to protect my daughter from his abuse – failiing thanks to the court system and dss.
    Vegan, veteran, cat-owner, prolific writer, in search of a career in feminism or social justice. Excellent public speaker, education developer, program manger and social media marketer.

    Volunteer sexual violence prevention educator in the schools – I adore mentoring and talking to teenage girls. Perpetually lost, wandering through life trying to make action out of an endless stream of ideas.
    I seek input, please.

    Kristn, I like naming things (even if I’m not very good at it) and had a couple ideas (that are dumb puns, so I won’t say them), but wanted to ask if there was some theme you were going to be writing about, or if it was more of a hodgepodge/personal blog kind of thing.

    I’ve been pleased so far that I put out five new posts this week for my More Women in Skepticism blog, and came up with ideas for almost a month’s worth more. I think the most novel topics are these:

    #12 Don’t complain about what women do to help each other.

    #14 Don’t rely overmuch on the feelings of women already in skepticism

    Thank you to everyone who clicked through last week. It was very encouraging.

  37. July 24, 2011 at 10:21 pm

    My blog focuses on women in the music industry, specifically focusing on women who play guitar.

    This week, I reviewed the band Wild Flag’s performance at the Subterranean in Chicago.

    Wild Flag is guitarist Carrie Brownstein (of Sleater-Kinney and Portlandia fame), drummer Janet Weiss (Sleater-Kinney and Quasi), guitarist Mary Timony (Helium), and keyboardist Rebecca Cole (The Minders).

  38. July 24, 2011 at 10:39 pm

    This week I wrote a post about Bob Vander Plaats of the FAMiLY Leader, the anti-gay marriage pledge he wants candidates to sign, and what we can do to speak out against him: http://tinyurl.com/3st2cb4

  39. July 24, 2011 at 10:40 pm

    In Kansas City for the Fringe Festival with my one-woman show, No Gender Left Behind. Here’s my initial impressions of the city and an update.

    Also, I somehow managed to engage in a civil discussion about gender on Slashdot.org

  40. Allison
    July 24, 2011 at 10:45 pm

    Part 2 of my abortion story, trigger warning for somewhat graphic abortion imagery.
    Turning Point, Part 2

  41. July 24, 2011 at 11:16 pm

    I just wrote a post on Turning 40 and what it means to me as a woman and mother and writer @ http://marinagraphy.com/turning-forty-woman-decades/

  42. July 25, 2011 at 12:26 am

    I’ve recently begun the process of re-launching my blog on Gay Spirituality, Religion, Politics, and Culture. Check it out and if you like it, “Like” it on Facebook!

    http://joe-perez.com/blog

    Thanks!

  43. July 25, 2011 at 12:33 am

    http://www.thecoolauntproject.wordpress.com

    Shiny new blog! Be excited!
    I realized that while we talk a lot (both on this site and elsewhere) about how we socialize girls, but there is very little it seems possible to do to fix it. Enter… The Cool Aunt Project! The idea of this is for slightly older feminist women to share with teenagers the shit we wish we had been told. Honest, feminist, blunt, and to the point.
    Interested in reading? Click the link! Interested in writing a post? Reply!

  44. July 25, 2011 at 8:14 am

    This week on the Jewish Currents blog I wrote about an Israeli anti-Flotilla youtube video and how it reflects changing conceptions of masculinity within Zionism: http://bit.ly/pdqusv

  45. lt
    July 25, 2011 at 10:02 am

    I respond to Jane Kramer’s profile of French feminist Elisabeth Badinter: http://goldennotebooks.blogspot.com/2011/07/critique-of-pure-feminist-reason.html

  46. July 25, 2011 at 10:34 am

    I was at a family party with my husband, when his 8-year-old cousin informed me that girls can’t be president: But Girls Can’t Be President!

    Why is it that we never see women on food shows actually enjoying the food they prepare? When it Comes to Food Shows, Women Prepare and Men Eat

  47. Kristn
    July 25, 2011 at 12:50 pm

    KarenX: Kristn, I like naming things (even if I’m not very good at it) and had a couple ideas (that are dumb puns, so I won’t say them), but wanted to ask if there was some theme you were going to be writing about, or if it was more of a hodgepodge/personal blog kind of thing.

    Karen X: I think I managed to name it last night, after rambling on here (it helped, strangely). It’s going to be mostly feminist/anti-abuse and will probably include some other stuff here and there. I think I’m calling it Skirted. I’d love to hear your ideas!!

  48. July 25, 2011 at 1:23 pm

    Want to see how feminism, religion and health intersect? Check out our blog!

    http://faithaloud.blogspot.com/2011/07/picking-and-choosing.html

  49. July 25, 2011 at 4:17 pm

    On the terrorist attacks in Oslo and the media’s assumptions about Islam: http://mylifeasafeminista.tumblr.com/post/7958710077/today-in-oslo-norway-over-eighty-people-were

    A response to this article, “Ghana’s Western Regional Minister Orders All Gays Arrested,” talking about the scapegoating of the LGBTQ community: http://mylifeasafeminista.tumblr.com/post/7891161924/ghanas-western-regional-minister-orders-all-gays

  50. July 25, 2011 at 5:46 pm
  51. July 25, 2011 at 10:18 pm

    Better late than never? Inspired by Melissa McEwan of Shakesville: On being nice: social distance for newbies .

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