Weekly Round-Up and Open Thread
Catherine Redfern // 28 February 2011
See below our weekly round up of interesting, amusing, infuriating or noteworthy feminist things from t’internet last week. If you have more, feel free to add in the comments!
Feminist alphabet prints now available (Bad Reputation)
Lingerie shop to staff: wear make up or else (Feminazery)
“Last week, a group of women and men sued Defense Secretary Robert Gates and his predecessor, Donald Rumsfeld, for creating a culture that enabled and protected their rapists. The words in this video are taken directly from their complaint.” (Jezebel) < - Trigger warning, use your own discretion Muslim Feminist Punk: Helping Destroy Stereotypes of Gender, Religion and Race (AlterNet)
Lady Journos: Here are the women writers.
Send a photo message to UN women (Guardian)
Vatican confirms report of sexual abuse and rape of nuns by priests in 23 countries (Independent) < - Trigger warning, use your own discretion Feminism and Blogging (Happy Home)
Brian McFadden pens date rape ditty (Too Much to Say for Myself)
Women of the Revolution (AlJazeera)
“I don’t wanna marry someone if I don’t have a job first” – 5 year old girl lays down the law.