Welcome to Monday feminausts! I hope you had a lovely weekend and are getting uber excited for International Women’s Day this Thursday! The UN theme for IWD is Economic Empowerment so if any one would like to contribute a blog post on that topic for us please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
‘She Who Must Not Be Named’ Award
I, too, am confused by Beyonce’s ‘Run the World’ video clip. Please, Stop it I love it, explain to me why.
Ahh that’s right, in order to rule a patriarchal world I’ll have to conform to patriarchal expectations of how I should act. And then, only then, can I pretend like I rule the patriarchal world. At least I’ll feel like I ‘have it all’, another patriarchal confusion.
The Feministing five
American women losing control over their reproductive rights
Luckily Funny or Die can soothe our concerns that the middle-aged, middle-class Republican dudes have women’s best interests at heart.
These following articles are pretty self-explanatory:
And to be depressed once more:
More on Hugo…
And why his inclusion in feminism is an important part of feminism’s strength. And this blogger goes on to discuss the broader strength of the current feminist movement, and it’s incarnation online.
blue milk highlights the debate between the difference between sexualising and sexual
International Women’s Day Events in Melbourne
Young UN Women Australia – Melbourne Committee is holding a forum discussing human trafficking, Human Trafficking in Melbourne: Prevention, Protection and Prosecution on 22 March at Trades Hall. All funds raised will support the program that works to improve the safety of women at marketplaces.