As always, we present to you our weekly list of interesting articles we didn’t have time to blog about. Also, feel free to share links and start a conversation on our open thread in the comments section.
Feminist critique of Breivik’s manifesto (On Religion Dispatches)
Are middle-aged local anchorwomen a target for downsizing?
Has film really outgrown racism?
If a Married Lesbian Couple Saves 40 Teens from the Norway Massacre and No One Writes About it, Did it Really Happen?
DC versus Women: everybody wins!
Violence Against Women services are “not a luxury”
Quiverfull daughters: The making of a helpmeet (This is pretty disturbing read)
Welcome to the Dollhouse: Men and Beauty Products
Why the IT sector needs more women
Powerful Feminist Acts: Women and Friendship
We’re all mad here: fighting stigma through humour
Sexbots for Women
Forget custard pies – for real political activism, get yourself a Pank-a-squith
Beyonce wants a new name for feminism… she thinks ‘bootylicious‘
Women at Womad 2011
10-Year-Old Model’s Grown-Up Look: High Fashion or High Risk?
Victims of sex crimes have higher risk for mental health issues
Jasvinder Sanghera on why summer is dangerous for those at risk of forced marriage.
Female Decision-Makers Set to Lose Out in Britain
Disablist language in the Pod Delusion podcast
Five Fat Facts
Eight domestic violence projects lose 100% of their funding for 2011-12
We’re All Mad Here: Race, Gender, and Mental Illness in Pop Culture
Call for submissions: “Gender Identity, Dis/Abilities, and Deaf Identities in Trans Bodies/Selves”
“If I didn’t have a uterus, or a social conscience, I might even vote for her.”
Women forced out of jobs by rising cost of childcare