I was asked to write a guest post on Body Impolitic regarding the troll attacks at WisCon 32.
Category Archives: feminism
There’s a new livejournal community called femsfaward open to discuss works of sf/fantasy written by women. Go forth and blog.
Melissa over at Shakesville posted an entry yesterday about a Brazilian yogurt ad that featured three larger women in sexy poses from movies (one was the famous Marilyn Monroe pose) but communicated the message that these women will never meet men’s preferences unless they eat that yogurt and get rid of that weight. Yes, [...]
Naamen of Words From The Center, Words From The Edge will be hosting the 13th Feminist SF Carnival on her his new blog and is looking for submissions. Go forth and give her him plenty of stuff to post about!
I was going through the WisCon 31 programming site a few weeks ago, and didn’t find any panels that made me jump up and down and yell, I *must* be on that panel! I found panels I’d like to attend, but none that called out to me. This is not a slam at [...]
A very nice entry about women dealing with the need to write amidst the demands of daily life.
And, this has resonance for integrating any sort of creative work, not just writing, into our lives. In my case, it would be beading or knitting.
The Yarn Harlot has a righteous rant about how Blue Moon Fiber Arts had to deal with a dipshit bank that doesn’t understand that dedicated, nay obsessed, sock knitters are willing to fork out a fair bit of discretionary income for periodic shipments of awesome sock yarn that isn’t yet available to the general public. [...]
GeneviÃ¨ve Bergeron (b. 1968), civil engineering student.
HÃ©lÃ¨ne Colgan (b. 1966), mechanical engineering student.
Nathalie Croteau (b. 1966), mechanical engineering student.
Barbara Daigneault (b. 1967) mechanical engineering student.
Anne-Marie Edward (b. 1968), chemical engineering student.
Maud Haviernick (b. 1960), materials engineering student.
Maryse LaganiÃ¨re (b. 1964), budget clerk in the Ã‰cole Polytechnique’s finance department.
Maryse Leclair (b. 1966), materials engineering student.
Anne-Marie Lemay [...]
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The title of this post comes from one of the sanest additions to the recent feminism/fashionista debate. If I could pound one life lesson into my dear nieces’ heads, this would certainly be one of the top candidates.
I like fashion, makeup, and perfume, but if it doesn’t make me happy, I’m [...]
Well, Forbes.com took down the offensive slide show. Thanks to Amanda at Pandagon, she managed to get the text captured.