Welcome to Monday ~ 13 January 2014

photoWelcome to Monday dear feminausts! Lots of great links here for you. Enjoy!

Proudly presenting the 68th Down Under Feminists Carnival!

most excellent feminist peeps

Six-year-old B-Girl Terra will make your heart sing with her moves. Funk is not dead!

Joseph Gordon-Levitt talks to Ellen about being a feminist.

In Brief: Cameron Diaz wants you to let your lady pubes roam free

The Waratah Project (from the Victorian Women’s Trust) gives us a gorgeous video on celebrating girls’ first periods!

A goodie from The Belle Jar: “I Am Not Your Wife, Sister or Daughter. I Am A Person.”

it’s a feminist life 

Emer O’Toole dishes out some excellent perspective on allies, faux-allies and the feminist movement: Men – if you’re not a feminist, it’s fine, just move on.

Sabrina Parsons, CEO of Palo Alto Software, gives an alternative to ‘leaning in’.

Zoe Holman asks ‘why are my feminist friends still taking their husbands’ surnames?’

Ruth Horsfall tackles ‘sex when you don’t feel like it’. 

non-feminist stuff

Cory Bernardi’s magnum opus sparks a wave of satirical book reviews (the Guardian)

“Pro-Life” Is A Lie, Here Are 10 More Accurate Descriptions They Won’t Like

*trigger alert* It’s the People and the Places does an analysis of how female victims of sexual assault are treated in the news, compared to male victims of physical violence.

Kira Cochrane looks at how female corpses became a fashion trend.

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About IsBambi

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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