Happy Monday dear feminausts! How are you all? I’m finally removing all of the boxes from my new house. It’s a nice, cathartic feeling. However, I’m currently at my parents house using their internet – it takes WEEKS, AND WEEKS to get internet connected. Argh, losers. Anyway, the upside is that my parents’ fridge is always full.
On to the links!
She Who Must Not Be Named Award
Anne Summers: Why Only Half of Us Can Have It All. I love Anne Summers’ writing because she always compares our current situations with what the status quo was when she got into the feminist movement. And, it’s pretty damn depressing at the moment.
Women at Work
This article by Women’s Agenda talks about how male-dominated industries offer better paid parental leave entitlements to women than female-dominated industries.
Late to the Feminist Party
Amelia McDonnell-Parry responds to a post on the Good Men’s Project about how yoga pants are comfy, that’s all, they’re not designed with the sole purpose of making man-bits swell.
News With Nipples questions an article which body shames Kim Kardashian, exposing a huge amount of hypocrisy in the process.
blue milk congratulates Steve Biddulph (author of How to Raise Boys and How to Raise Girls) on bringing it to our attention that maybe – just maybe – the world isn’t friendly to girls, and perhaps we should find ways to change that. Good one Steve, welcome to feminism.
Love this Quote of the Day from Hoyden About Town, talks about pinkification and evolution.
Everyday Feminism talks about sex, pornography and lesbianism: Fantasy vs. Reality: Lesbian Sex in Pornography
The power of words; can a bisexual, African-American, woman use the word faggot? or nigger?
Patricia Valoy reflects on how her latino, feminist identity has been shaped.
A Life Unexamined discusses privilege and why she won’t Live Below the Line this year.
The Early Bird Catches the Worm gives us her fab weekly round up.