Weekly round-up and open thread, 11 March
Jess McCabe // 11 March 2013
Hello everyone! It’s time for another weekly round-up of what’s been on our radar.
The usual disclaimer applies – linking does not imply endorsement, it only implies the subject matter is in some way interesting. Please use your own judgement on the content of external sites – some links may be triggering to some people.
All today’s photos are of artworks being prepared for last year’s Brooklyn Artists Ball, which was on the theme of women artists. They were all shared on Flickr by the Brooklyn Museum.
Meet the men who spy on women through their webcams (Ars Technica)
Wakeema Hollis: “Is my natural hair not ‘seek’ enough?’ (Black Girl Long Hair)
Radical self-care (Abortion Gang)
Remembering that this is supposed to be fun (Fit and Feminist)
Edited lowlights (My International Women’s Day)
Centenary of women’s right to vote in Norway (Norway: the official site in Japan)
Women in science (Nature)
On Lara Croft (This fucking amusement arcade)
GUUdbye ya pricks (A Thousand Flowers)
All Norwegian women to be paid for breastfeeding breaks (The Nordic Break)
Woman agrees to caesarean after hospital goes to court (The Irish Times)
Gloria Steinem challenges BBC presenter on violence against women (Women Under Siege)
The corrections column co-editor on… women’s sport in the Guardian – (The Guardian)
Why should married women change their names? Let men change theirs – (The Guardian)
Vigil at court hearing: save the Independent Living Fund (False Economy)
Delhi rape accused found dead in prison (BBC News)
Sexual segregation at a UCL event a scandal, say students (National Secular Society)