A review of The Social Network: “Missing from what critics are calling the defining story of our age are female characters who aren’t doting groupies, sexed-up Asians, vengeful sluts, or dumpy, feminist killjoys…”
Virginia Haussegger argues that feminism has failed in the face of “a totalising ideology [that is] on the march across the world, and it’s anti-women. This is not about religion, piety or virtue. Rather it’s about misogyny and a global war against women.”
The National Women’s Council of Ireland have criticised Ryanair for using a calendar of their female cabin crew in bikinis to raise money for a disabled children’s charity.
CripChick on Disability History Month in North Carolina: “I want to talk about why disability looks white. I want us to understand how ableism has been leveraged against communities of color with black folks historically being thought of as less capable (therefore fit for slavery) and special education commonly serving as a means of segregating students of color both with and without disabilities.”