Welcome to Monday ~ 18th February 2013

8481090388_8faef4567f_bAnother week, another round-up and I’m getting in early to do my part for the feminaust tribe… but of course failing to actually get it done in time! Although for all good reasons, I was helping my brother yesterday afternoon at the Sustainable Living Festival in Melbourne and by helping I mean sitting in the bar drinking beers until it was time to put some solar panels in boxes and move them about a bit. Very Helpful.

On to the links! And don’t shoot the messenger.

Pony Award

This week the pony award goes to Fox News, for proving all by themselves that they’re useless at what they do by publishing a photograph of a married couple in an article about traditional gender roles in marriage…. pity they didn’t check that the photo were actually of a same sex couple!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Well done Fox News. Maybe you really are fair and balanced!

Over the seas

Family Violence in China, two very different reactions. Will we finally see a turn around?

Ugliest woman in the world finally given a proper burial in her home country of Mexico.

Gay stuff

What the equal marriage bill in the UK means for trans* peeps

Homophobia Lite, stirred up by a homo007

Women n’ Stuff

Pretty woman murdered, the way the media choose to cover the story.

The dreaded childless woman.

V Day

Yes, last Thursday was V Day and One Billion Rising danced its way around the world.

Here’s a story from The Guardian Newspaper

And here’s one with a photo of prison inmates rising!

Video made by the VDay peeps about One Billion Rising. Warning I haven’t had a chance to watch this video and there are some interesting comments below it. Opinons welcome here!

Sex and Sexuality

Disabled people demanding to be sexy too.

Men aren’t from Mars and Women’ aren’t from Venus.

Interwebs

Clem Ford on standing up against the haters.

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About MsElouise

MsElouise is a community programs worker and feminist from Melbourne Australia. She likes to travel, write, rant and make people feel uncomfortable about their assumptions. She hopes to one day be remembered for changing the world just a little bit. Right now she does this by proving that teenage girls are a higher order of beings.

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