Welcome to Monday ~ 16 December 2013

photoWelcome to Monday dear feminausts! How is your Christmas preperation going? If you still have some gifts to buy, look no further than our ethical present guide!

On to the links…

MA Blake tells her abortion story, and encourages women who’ve had abortions to share their stories as well.

Van Badham talks about why a doctor’s right to conscientious objection from performing abortion is similar to women’s right to choose – and both are important.

Musings of an Inappropriate Woman talks about invulnerable, inviolable bitches and her challenge to herself to be less likeable.

Karen Pickering gives us some of the things she hates about Love Actually.

Crunk Feminist Collective give us 5 Reasons I’m Here for Beyonce’, the Feminist

Homophobia: The Fear That Gay Men Will Treat You The Way You Treat Women (perfectly illustrated)

Lola Okolosie writes As a black feminist, I see how the wider movement fails women like my mother

Bim Adewunmi writes about the everyday microaggressions she experiences as a black woman in Berlin.

Laurie Penny talks about how we care about young women as symbols, not as people

Pantene gives us a great video exposing everyday double-standards applied to men and women

BIG BOOBS BADHAM at the Hoopla

The UN launched this video explaining the history of LGBT rights at the UN, and includes the current status of the global human rights movement for people of diverse sexualities and genders.

Reports trumpeting basic differences between male and female brains are biological determinism at its most trivial, says the science writer of the year – aka, science can be sexist too.

Meet the rebel women of the 4th wave of feminism!

28 most iconic feminist events in 2013 (in the US). What do you think would make the Australian list?

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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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