Month: October 2009

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World Wide Women Conference

On Saturday, I attended the World Wide Women conference in Sheffield, organised by Sheffield Fems and the Sheffield branch of WILPF (the Women's International L...

Disney Princesses

Via Sociological Images and Fiona A, this is quite an interesting (if not exhaustive) deconstruction of some of the issues with Disney princesses. ...
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Gender in the playground

Primary schools are no utopia of skipping rope and gender blind comradery. Instead, girls are already learning to worry about their looks - and boys are learning male privilege, reports teacher Kate Townshend ...
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Nancy Spero RIP

Feminist artist Nancy Spero has died. I'm not familiar with her work, but Adrian Searle writing in the Guardian says: There was a memorable series devoted to A...
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Can I just say…

... that this sounds like the best summer camp ever, and I'm so jealous that Kenzie got to go and I didn't. There were movies in the evening, a choice of Fried...
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Hollaback UK

We're still getting regular comments on the street harassment post I wrote last year, so I was delighted to hear that a Hollaback UK site has just been starte...