Sunday feminist roundup (2nd February 2014)

On February 2, 2014 by feimineach

It’s been a busy week at work and play. Here’s the little of what I’ve been reading.

– Those poor Swedish singles (dailylife). (Not sure about that title.)

Not a word about military sexual violence in last night’s State of the Union (feministing)

Rand Paul says there’s no War on Women because his niece is going to be a veterinarian (feministing). Ah, well then.

It’s not just Cameron who has a woman problem, it’s the whole political system (theguardian)

Why Page 3 is Porn and Why That’s Important by @HelenSaxby11 (aroomofourown)

“That can’t be sexual assault because it’s normal” (iblamethepatriarchy)

On ‘toxic Twitter feminism’ and being called out (thefword)

The challenge of achieving a gender-balanced boardroom (theguardian)

Celebrity abusers, rape culture and Jim Davidson (sianandcrookedrib)

I Complained to Channel 5 About Celebrity Big Brother’s Sexism, Here’s What They Said (vagendamag)

7 Commenters You’ll Meet as an Online Feminist (everydayfeminism)

Do men control the key student societies at university? (theguardian)

The lack of British women in comedy: where is the UK’s answer to Girls? (newstatesman)

The politics of black hair (newstatesman)

comment/ discuss/ express/ dance if you have to.