Weekly Round-Up and Open Thread 11th June
by Catherine Redfern // 11 June 2012, 09:00
Welcome to this week's round-up of links to stories we didn't quite get around to blogging about! Please dig in, also feel free to leave more links in the comments and have a general chat.
As always, linking to a particular blog post or story does not imply endorsement.
Fertility, Gender, Sterilisation, Womanhood (Tiger Beatdown)
Janet Jackson to make documentary about transgender community (Guardian Music)
Growing up loving a working mother (The Feminist Wire)
Prostitution and the commercial value of youth (Free Irish Woman)
The war on drugs has become a war on women (Feministing)
Greek Golden Dawn MP assaults female politicians on TV talkshow (Guardian/News)
Moscow bans Pride for 100 years (Pink Paper)
Danish parliament approves equal marriage laws (Pink News)
This fathers' day, why not give him flowers? (Glosswitch)
It's not a revolution for those left behind (Women Under Siege, on Egypt)
After years of calling us rape victims liars, the Met police have finally relented (Liberal Conspiracy)
Olympics struggle with "policing femininity" (Toronto Star)
Egyptian protesters against sexual assault are sexually assaulted (New Statesman blogs)
Uncomfortable in our skin: the body-image report (The Observer)
Scholastic apologized for their horribly sexist books! (sort of...)
And finally, this video has been doing the rounds. Enjoy!
Photo by Heartlover1717, shared on Flickr under a Creative Commons license