Weekly round-up, February 21st 2011
Carrie Dunn // 21 February 2011
Morning all, here’s our regular round-up of links we’ve been sent or stumbled across and not had time to blog. As always, usual disclaimers apply…
TRIGGER WARNING: This post contains hyperlinks to external websites and blogs, some of which have comment threads and other material which some people may find triggering. The links here are posted in good faith but, as The F-Word has no control over the content of external sites, readers are advised to use their discretion and approach them with due caution.
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Enjoy! And if there’s something we’ve missed, feel free to link in the comments.
Feminism v Environmentalism
Severe restrictions proposed for Afghan women’s shelters
Catcaller form – The Riot
Truck-Loving Girls and Ballet-Dancing Boys: Why Raising Ungendered Kids Isn’t so Simple
Gendering poetry for the next generation
Hidden Marks – NUS website for female students who have experienced violence
Series of YouTube videos on Uganda women’s rights
Egypt’s harassed women need their own revolution
Glee and football and why girls can’t play
In Latin America, new ads aim to steer men away from machismo
I’m a bigger asian slut than you
Unsung Heroes: Nellie Bly
Where are all the female reviewers?
Lara Logan, Foreign Correspondents, and Sexual Abuse
Hisaye Yamamoto, short-story author, dies
ENOUGH! Online ‘corrective rape’ campaigns & petitions
New funding for women songwriters
The compatibility of cats and masculinity
Why I’m fat-positive
Sex is dangerous. Again.
Call for papers: 20 years of the Women’s History Network
The welfare reform bill will trap abused women in their violent hell
Call for writers: feminism and education
Crooked Rib publishing is live!
Equality on the frontline is the only way
What not to say about Lara Logan
Kirstie Allsopp: Stigma surrounding Caesareans ‘has to stop’
UK lags behind Nordic nations in equality for female executives
Rediscovering WWII’s female ‘computers’
Women still face a glass ceiling
Surf’s Way Up for Women Going Pro as Wave Riders
On The Straw-Feminist in Scientific Critiques