I don’t know about the rest of the country but winter has definitely got its claws into Melbourne. I have to remember the most appropriate way to dress now, I can’t just go around foot-loose and fancy-free in shorts anymore – too cold!
‘She Who Must Not Be Named’ Award
Simon Moritz writing about how a gay sexual encounter taught him a lot about misogyny and homophobia. Highly recommend!
Go New Zealand!
Women’s Agenda gives us a bit of an insight into New Zealand MP Louisa Wall.
Ladies, it’s time to get your super in order.
Confessions of a Stuffed Olive talks about the perils of being an independent woman.
Sam De Brito asks whether we work too much, and how does that impact the leadership of Australia? I ask, is overworking people a feminist issue?
Society & women
An article at the Scientific American about benevolent sexism.
Linda Burnham analyses Sheryl Sandberg’s brand of feminism.
Nathan Schneider interviews Judith Butler in ‘A Carefully Crafted F**k You‘.
Eat The Damn Cake unpicks Dove’s latest ‘real beauty’ campaign where a sketch artists shows women how distorted their perceptions of their appearance is.
Turns out the facebook page ‘I F*cking Love Science’ is run by a woman, it’s a shame the internet is a patriarchal place.