Welcome to Monday dear feminausts. Melbourne had a very lovely weekend – lots of sunshine and blue skies! I was very happy to play indoor soccer yesterday (thus the photo – however that is clearly not me playing, I wish!).
Here are the links to help you through your Monday morning. Don’t shoot the messenger!
Politics & women in leadership
Mark Kenny points out that the intensity of the media & public’s reaction to Sophie Mirabella losing her seat is similar to the aggression directed to PM Gillard.
Five questions to Rhoda Roberts who is taking up the IndigenousX seat for this week on twitter.
AMAZING BLOG POST – a mum/tech journalist writes to her daughter’s programming teacher to explain how he is responsible for undoing all her good work to encourage her daughter to pursue her tech/programming interests.
Gender and the body language of power – this totally made me think more about how I inhabit space.
Patriarchy at home
Alice Williams writes about how making yourself ‘indespensible’ to others is actually a feminist issue.
Lakshmi Chaudhry talks about why India’s latest public awareness campaign to reduce violence against women, which uses images of Hindu deities as ‘battered wives’, is actually sending all the wrong messages.