Welcome to Monday ~ 30 July 2012

Welcome to Monday dear feminausts! How are you all? Braving the winter chill? Luckily the days are getting slightly longer now… sort of.

To help you beat the blues (well, those of you who are in Melbourne) come join us to celebrate feminaust’s FIRST BIRTHDAY!!!! It’s going to be ahmazing. Tuesday 14 August – put it in your diary!

On to the feministy linkity links!

feminist leader

Larissa Behrendt has written ‘Indigenous Australia for Dummies’. Seriously! Awesome! She has also written a lot of feminist amazingness regarding the history and subjugation of Indigenous people in Australia.

feminist analysis

Wendy Squires discusses the strange relationship between plastic surgery, women and the public eye… oh and reality TV.

Susan Gregory Thomas looks at what it’s like to be a female breadwinner.

Bitch Media does it again… Love and Afrofeminism: Queer Bois and the Gendered Politics of Partner Dancing

THE OLYMPICS!

Totally awesome Olympian Nur Suryani Mohamed Taibi, a Malyasian shooter 8 months pregnant, shrugs off criticism that she may be harming her baby… I don’t see how winning a gold medal can be a bad thing for any child!

Fantastic photo of one of the first female athletes to represent Saudi Arabia at the Olympics

Bird of Paradox reminds us that you can only be a lady if the IOC says so.

talk about a double-dip recession… patriarchal style

Simple, I know, but must be reinforced… Guys, if I don’t know you, keep your hands to yourself.

A proposal in India, making ‘sexual assault’ replace the word rape, has passed. God damn.

Doctors with vaginas get paid less than doctors with penises.

Stats show that it’s still a patriarchal society… fab ey.

A new report cites sexism in the workplace as the number one factor hampering women’s careers. No shit Sherlock.

women doing it for themselves!

5 tips for how to avoid jail if you’re pregnant.

A shout out to the ladies in Timor-Leste – you go and get into Parliament yeahhh!

Sex Worker Activists Disrupt Special Session on US Congress and HIV

“Yes I’m a feminist” seems to be a popular phrase to get cross about these days on mamamia.

Employment for Indigenous women becomes the goal of a new program supported by Richmond football club.

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About IsBambi

IsBambi is an administrator for feminaust. She is also a young woman excited about all things to do with feminism, skiing, British TV, dogs called Trevor and cycling. In addition to trying to do too much at once, she enjoys empowering young people and dragging men into the feminist debate.

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