Welcome to Monday! ~ 18 November 2013

Hello dear feminausts! I was up in Brisbane for the YWCA Australia AGM, thus W2M is late this week. Sorry! Hope you enjoy the collection of links to get your feminaust-y brain firing.

Thank you to everyone who got in touch regarding penning a ‘friday feminaust’ piece for us. If you’re interested in contributing also, please drop us a line at info[at]feminaust.org.

On to the links…

Anna Holmes (founder of Jezebel) reflects on the impact the website has had.

Scandal in women’s soccer! Is Ellyse Perry so popular because she’s ‘glamorous’ and what does that mean for how women’s sport is covered in the media?

Here’s an article from the Daily Life on how porn is rewiring people’s brains.

A scientific experiment suggests that straight homophobic men have stronger homosexual impulses than straight non-homophobes.

A reflective piece from Harris O’Malley on how labelling women crazy is all about controlling their behaviour and devaluing their needs and emotions.

On the Daily Life, is Lily Allen’s new single your new life anthem?

Black Dangerous Girls gives us: A Few Words On Lily Allen and the Continued Use of Black Women’s Bodies As Props

More on the racist undertones of Lily Allen’s new song ‘Hard Out Here’

Ravi was a Bangladeshi asylum seeker facing the challenge of seeking refugee status in Australia. First, he had to establish how gay he is. Academic and activist Senthorun Raj worked with award-winning producer Gina McKeon and comic artist Sam Wallman to tell Ravi’s story.

Lena Dunham interviews Mindy Kaling!

Samira Shackle looks at what it’s like to be Muslim and feminist.

Joss Whedon and The Progressive Nerd Bro Playbook (and how feminist men can actually be allies to the movement).

Hadley Freeman looks at why feminism does not need to be rebranded.

Vagisil = marketing paranoia to women

A Melbourne doctor thinks women who have terminations should die – and regularly breaks the state’s abortion laws.

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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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