Weekly round-up and open thread

// 19 September 2011

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It’s Monday, which means it’s time for our weekly links round-up and open thread! Please post anything we’ve missed in the comments. As usual, please note that a link here doesn’t imply endorsement or agreement, and some links may be triggering.

  • Crimes against disabled ‘significantly under-reported’ (Channel 4 News)
  • Leaked memo on support from women for the coalition government (Guardian)
  • Rape and marriage (Too Much to Say for Myself)
  • Refuge Comfort Blanket campaign: the details (Simply Knitting)
  • Trigger warning: Porn films show young girls in violent group sex scenes. And we wonder why gang rape is on the increase (Telegraph blogs)
  • Booking now open for FEM11 conference (UK Feminista)
  • IUD use may reduce the risk of cervical cancer (The Lancet)
  • Outsourcing Porn (Guardian)
  • I’m so sorry but… Topman t-shirts are not acceptable (CivilSociety.co.uk)
  • The Gaze Reversed: Women Photograph Men (New Yorker)
  • Dutch government says burqa ban in public ‘on the way’ (Al Arabiya)
  • Danes vote for their first female prime minister (Guardian)
  • This coalition hasn’t forgotten women. It’s targeted them. (Guardian CiF/Suzanne Moore)
  • Gay and lesbian marriage to be considered in spring legal review (Guardian)
  • Denmark: Female trio take lead role in Danish politics (iKNOW Politics)
  • A Message To Women From A Man: You Are Not “Crazy” (the current conscience)
  • http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2011/09/16/woman-too-disgusted-by-gays-to-leave-the-house/ (Pink News)
  • Rape culture conversation (Yup!)
  • Police cleared over abuse case that saw mother kill disabled daughter (Independent)
  • Rape allegation ‘brushed off’ by Met police, claims woman (Guardian)
  • Breast and cervical cancer on the rise in developing countries (Women’s Views on News)
  • Jeannie Hearts Tracey
  • Reclaiming Feminism (mookychick)
  • Don’t blame us for rape, say miniskirted Jakarta women (MSNBC)
  • Number of Women Murders Increased by 1400 Percent (bianet)
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