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