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  1. ARIADNE
    ARIADNE December 11, 2013 at 2:19 pm |
    1. Donna L
      Donna L December 11, 2013 at 3:40 pm |

      Is this website’s definition of “politically black” as including all WOC (and all others who self-identify, originate, or have ancestry from Asia, Africa, Latin America, and the Pacific Islands, as well as indigenous peoples) an accepted concept? I haven’t seen the term “politically black” used much in the USA, let alone with such an all-encompassing definition (which would seem to include white people) — not that I’m claiming to be particularly knowledgeable — and was curious as to whether its use is perhaps more common elsewhere?

      1. Safiya Outlines
        Safiya Outlines December 11, 2013 at 8:14 pm |

        Hi Donna,

        To answer your question, yes, it does seem to be in common usage in the UK among certain feminist groups of colour who identify as politically black, e.g Southall Black Sisters and the Black Feminists group mentioned by ARIADNE.

        I am not a PoC, so I will swerve giving any opinions as to the wrongs and rights of this.

  2. ARIADNE
    ARIADNE December 11, 2013 at 2:24 pm |

    Lola Okolosie is an English teacher and writer. She has produced work for the Observer, guardian.co.uk and Red Pepper. She is a member of Go Feminist and Black Feminists

    http://www.theguardian.com/profile/lola-okolosie

    http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2012/oct/23/race-matters-to-feminism

  3. Blair
    Blair December 11, 2013 at 2:56 pm |

    A great resource for those who suffered the trauma of Childhood Sexual Abuse, and for their loved ones:
    together-we-heal.org

    My new favorite podcast addressing real topics that most of us are afraid to talk about:
    vaginachroniclespodcast.com

    Feminist philosophy blog. Great reading!
    feministphilosophers.wordpress.com

    1. David Pittman
      David Pittman December 12, 2013 at 2:27 am |

      Thank you Blair for mentioning our website. It’s our desire to let all survivors of CSA know they are not alone. We, and many others, are here for them. Peace be with you always!

      David
      Executive Director, Together We Heal

  4. delagar
    delagar December 12, 2013 at 12:39 pm |

    Over at Starship Reckless, Athena Andreadis, a writer and a scientist, has been doing excellent work blogging about feminism, science, and SF.

    Her most recent post, Hidden Histories, is excellent; but don’t miss her classics, including “That Shy, Elusive Rape Particle,” and “A Plague on Both Your Houses.”

    1. Little Raven
      Little Raven December 12, 2013 at 1:58 pm |

      Much thanks for the link to Athena’s site. I’m enjoying it greatly.

  5. ARIADNE
    ARIADNE December 14, 2013 at 12:01 am |

    Sexed-up music videos are everyone’s problem
    This isn’t just about girls thinking they have to be ‘hot and sexy’. It’s about the pernicious effects on people of all ages, genders and ethnicities
    [link]

  6. ARIADNE
    ARIADNE December 14, 2013 at 12:04 am |

    Ikamara Larasi works for Imkaan, a black feminist organisation dedicated to addressing violence against women
    (the author)

  7. Leopard [Crates and Ribbons]
    Leopard [Crates and Ribbons] December 14, 2013 at 11:19 am |

    This is a new network for women’s writing, looks pretty exciting:

    http://aroomofourown.org/

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