16. 11. 2014
feminism - taking over (border)

Sunday feminist roundup (16th November 2014)

I missed last week’s round-up because I was busy (and then exhausted) so there are a few extra this week. Mark Driscoll and Toxic Christian Masculinity by Kate Davis (feminismandreligion): “It all began...

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02. 11. 2014
feminism - taking over (border)

Sunday feminist roundup (2nd November 2014)

All else this week then: #Street Harassment Intersectionality (gender-focus): “You’ve probably seen the viral video of the woman who walked the streets of NYC for ten hours, getting over 100 catcalls in the...

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26. 10. 2014
Sunday feminist roundup (14th September 2014)

Sunday feminist roundup (26th October 2014)

Another very busy week at work so I missed out on so much. Here is a brief round-up of what I have managed to read. My Strip Club Bullying Nightmare (alternet): “When I...

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19. 10. 2014
Sunday feminist roundup (14th September 2014)

Sunday feminist roundup (19th October 2014)

Will Revenge Porn Laws Actually Stop Revenge Porn? (bitchmagazine): “”I didn’t tell you that you could look at my naked body,” said Jennifer Lawrence in response to someone leaking her private photos online....

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12. 10. 2014
Sunday feminist roundup (14th September 2014)

Sunday feminist roundup (12th October 2014)

All else last week: There Is No Constitutional Right to Harass Women Online (thenation): “This week, Kathy Sierra published a long, raw and incisive blog post marking the ten years since receiving her...

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05. 10. 2014
Sunday feminist roundup (14th September 2014)

Sunday feminist roundup (5th October 2014)

More from last week. The Birth of the Pill by Jonathan Eig, Reviewed by Ann Friedman (newrepublic): “Margaret Sanger promised it would be “a miracle tablet.” Hugh Hefner hailed it as “a powerful...

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28. 09. 2014
Sunday feminist roundup (14th September 2014)

Sunday feminist roundup (28th September 2014)

I missed last Sunday’s round-up because I was busy in that never-rains-but-it-pours way. But here’s this week’s: Where Are the Plays Written By and Starring Women? (newrepublic): “Mel Heslop is stating what is...

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14. 09. 2014
Sunday feminist roundup (14th September 2014)

Sunday feminist roundup (14th September 2014)

All else this week: Why Women Do Not Belong in the U.S. Infantry (mca-marines): “Marine Corps infantry is not broken, so let’s not “fix” it. Women should be incorporated into the infantry if...

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09. 09. 2014
Patriarchy’s Magic Trick: How Anything Perceived As Women’s Work Immediately Sheds Its Value

Patriarchy’s Magic Trick: How Anything Perceived As Women’s Work Immediately Sheds Its Value

I’ve posted quite a bit about gender imbalance in the workplace this week (particularly in terms in science careers) and here is another. This post (from cratesandribbons) is from a while back but...

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09. 09. 2014
feminism - equality, women in science

Why There Aren’t More Top Female Scientists: The Leaky Pipeline

I posted another piece about this issue yesterday. The discussion about the gender imbalance in science is finally gaining some traction. The piece below discusses the findings from a small piece of research (by Rotem Ben-Shachar, a...

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08. 09. 2014
Why There Aren’t More Top Female Scientists: The Leaky Pipeline

Nature vs Nurture: Girls and STEM: Soapbox Science

This is a very good read for those interested in the gender imbalance in science (specifically STEM fields). Brief summary: apathy (it was ever thus); stereotypes that start early and that enforce the...

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07. 09. 2014
Sunday feminist roundup (14th September 2014)

Sunday feminist roundup (7th September 2014)

The Motherhood Penalty vs. the Fatherhood Bonus (nytimes): “One of the worst career moves a woman can make is to have children. Mothers are less likely to be hired for jobs, to be...

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31. 08. 2014
Sunday feminist roundup (14th September 2014)

Sunday feminist roundup (31st August 2014)

“Catcalls” are only one part of a much bigger problem by @TheJadedLadies (aroomofourown): “Unwittingly, one soon learns that under the new rules of ‘life as adult female’, it must be the males that...

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24. 08. 2014
Sunday feminist roundup (14th September 2014)

Sunday feminist roundup (24th August 2014)

Right so. All else this week then. (Also: 24th of August? How!) Awra Amba, an Ethiopian village where gender equality is real by MsAfropolitan (aroomofourown): “There are numerous incredible things about Awra Amba,...

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19. 08. 2014
feminism - motherhood

Stay-at-home mums face barriers returning to the workforce

On dailylife.com.au (emphasis added): in contemporary Australia, most mothers go back to work when their children are still young kids. But what is it like when they get there? Do they face discrimination as...

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18. 08. 2014
Sunday feminist roundup (14th September 2014)

Sunday feminist roundup (17th August 2014)

Work was pretty intense all last week so I was all out of steam by Saturday evening and I slept most of Sunday. The Sunday feminist roundup is today instead. A Woman is...

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10. 08. 2014
Sunday feminist roundup (14th September 2014)

Sunday feminist roundup (10th August 2014)

We Need To Talk About Privilege (tokenfeminist): “But here’s the thing: acknowledging that you have privilege is actually not at all like acknowledging that you’ve done something wrong. It is acknowledging that there is...

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06. 08. 2014
‘Water, Water Everywhere': Racial Inequality and Reproductive Justice in Detroit

‘Water, Water Everywhere': Racial Inequality and Reproductive Justice in Detroit

This gives a whole new meaning to the term #firstworldproblems, huh? Here is a striking example of the intersection of race, gender and class in women’s lives. On RHrealitycheck: Every morning Kendra pushes...

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01. 08. 2014
feminism, suffrage - equality, the time is now

While men are in charge, gender quotas are the only way to increase the number of women in boardrooms

I remain torn about the issue of quotas. They’re a false (forced, token) equality at best, yet they are still one of the best ways to ensure that more women are given positions...

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29. 07. 2014
sociology - racism, sexism, homophobia not permitted

Racism cannot be separated from feminism

Last week I gave up buying a bottle of Coke because I didn’t have the heart to carry one that asked those around me to share a glass with “Siobhan”. This, the name...

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