Octogalore

Goodbye!

Thanks to hosts Jill, Cara, Holly, Jack, Lauren, piny and kactus for inviting me to join you and some truly excellent guest bloggers this summer! This has been inspiring, educational, and fun. Also thanks to the Feministe commenters for some stimulating discussion. This group really kept me on my toes (except for when I wasn’t […]

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John Edwards, Again: The Monogamy Issue

In Lauren’s post on John Edwards, anonymous says: “It is clear to me that the people posting about how monogamy is unnatural and how people can be happily poly amorous have never been on the receiving end of the news that their spouse has had an affair or seen the absolute devastation it can wreak […]

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Can Sparkle be Feminist?

There have been so many posts out there in the past few weeks about sparkle that I don’t know where to start. I’m using “sparkle” as a catch-all for burlesque, sex work, fashion, any kind of sexy display or fashion statement. Here are just a few of them. As I said in my whack at […]

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Guest Blogger Intro

Hi Feministe readers! My name is Octo and I blog at Astarte’s Circus. I am very excited to be chosen to be part of such impressive company for the next two weeks. My blogging is kind of an odd mix with very little rhyme or reason. I like to blog about women and work – […]

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