This Week in Misogyny (and Other Assorted F#@%ery)

I don’t know about you, but I’m exhausted from the ups and downs in the news this week. Wendy Davis is a big damn hero, but her efforts may be for nothing. SCOTUS’s decision on DOMA was a win for”¦ conservatives? My head is reeling. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny (and Other Assorted F#@%ery)

This Week in Misogyny: It Just Keeps Coming

There’s never an end in sight when it comes to finding misogyny in the news. People are literally getting away with murder, telling high school girls that they ought to focus more on being moms than getting jobs, making it harder for women to get healthcare, and just generally being terrible human beings. (As usual, trigger warnings apply for just about everything). Read More This Week in Misogyny: It Just Keeps Coming

Dispatches from Ladyblogland Are Dressing Up

If you’ve been putting in overtime at work like I have and just haven’t been able to pay attention to what’s going on in our little corner of the Internet, here’s what you might want to read:

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Women in Politics ““ Julia Gillard

The most well-known images that people conjure to mind when they think of Australia are largely male-dominated: Steve Irwin, Crocodile Dundee, surf lifesavers at Bondi Beach, and so forth. Not merely products of the lucky country, but symbols of it. It is a country infamous for its sexism ““ an attitude that is largely outdated, but that did have a basis in reality in decades past. Read More Women in Politics ““ Julia Gillard