Welcome to Monday ~ 27 May 2013

'Guys, keep out - women only' taken by Stefan LinsWow – so the feminaust webmistresses are currently in Kuala Lumpur for the Women Deliver conference. Follow us on twitter and keep your eyes peeled for any blogs coming out of the conference. I can assure you that excitement levels will be at a maximum!

But for now, a simple collection of feminist links for you…

Facing racism in Australia, by Senthorun Raj

Extract from Anna Krien’s book Night Games: Sex, Power and Sport

15 recent ads that glorify violence against women

The guardian interviews Patti Smith, interesting lady – to say the least.

New research shows that treatment for people suffering from anorexia should not just focus on food

Fabulous banksy quote turned into a coke ad

If you’re like me, the not-so-new-anymore ad from Dove (about real versus perceived beauty) induces nausea and blind, potentially violent, rage. Here’s another fabulous article about why.

Great article from Lip Mag about why we need women only spaces, and why this form of ‘practicing feminism’ will always be challenged.

Samuel CL Jones writes ‘My crisis of masculinity and how feminism set me free’.

Bluebec talks about shame and encourages us all to be shameless people and speak our mind!


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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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