Archive for: Feminism

Dec 11th, 2009

19th Down Under Feminist Carnival

The 19th Down Under Feminists Carnival is up at mynxii’s LJ, The Professional Lapcat. As usual there’s bucket loads of fabulous reading on offer, so click on over and get on with it!

Sep 20th, 2009

Why congratulations?

So, it’s like this, some people you know are getting married. They may be close friends, relatives perhaps, or merely acquaintances. They are a cis-gendered, heterosexual couple with an unremarkable age difference, they share the same beliefs and cultural heritage. You’ve just been told they are engaged, or perhaps you’re writing a message for them […]

Sep 9th, 2009

Link-fest No. 12 + DUFC

One of the reasons there’s been so little blogging going on around here lately is that I’m re-reading The Lymond Chronicles by Dorothy Dunnett at the moment. In fact I’m fighting the urge to go back to my book right now! Here’s why: Guest post by Linda Gillard at Rhapsody in Books reviewing the seriesETA: […]

Aug 5th, 2009

15th Down Under Feminists Carnival

The 15th Down Under Feminists Carnival is up, this month it’s hosted by Lauredhel at Hoyden About Town. Go! Click! Read!

Jul 22nd, 2009

Bloody hell, even the lollies are gendered

I went to the supermarket this afternoon and decided I’d pick up some special treats for the kids because it’s school holidays (ok and maybe for me too). I ventured into the confectionery aisle, something I rarely do after having been trained to avoid it like the plague by years of shopping with nagging children, […]

Jun 6th, 2009

Link-fest No.10 now with DUFC!

Stuff for you to read. A whole series of posts at Hoyden About Town on the subject of the proposed“Harmonisation” of Disability Parking Permit Schemes in Australia – for harmonisation read narrowing of eligibility criteria – and the need to protest against the proposal. There are open letters to use in adding your voice to […]