Category Archives: Feminism

readings on violence and rhetoric

After the shooting in Tuscon Tucson this weekend, many many people have weighed in on the violent rhetoric used in our current political climate. I don’t really have much to add to the following links, but I wanted to share … Continue reading

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on Judge Sotomayor

I’ve been wanting to post on the whole (racist, sexist, peculiar) rhetoric surrounding Judge Sotomayor, but I doubt I really have anything to say that hasn’t already been said. Joseph Orosco has an interesting post about Sotomayor, empathy, and the … Continue reading

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technology and gender

This is a few weeks old, but worth sharing. Jender at Feminist Philosophers asks Why are there so few women in technology fields?: It must be their innate lack of ability, as the tech community is doing everything they can … Continue reading

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notes from the interblags

It’s been a while since I’ve done a link-dump, but it’s probably time. Most of the stuff I read now gets linked to from my Twitter account. • Slate’s new women’s website doesn’t seem very feminist according to Feministing—or perhaps … Continue reading

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notes from the interblags

• Ira Socol calls for 2009 to be the year of universal access • New York Magazine has a brief story on gay-related zines out of New York. Towleroad includes links to various zines. I might have to make a … Continue reading

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