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Worth Reading – Part X
March 24, 2013 • 2 comments • 501 views
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It has been a while since I did one of these, so about time for another! Trans Issues The media is full of transphobia. The recent transphobic writings by UK writer Julie Burchill started yet another shitstorm. The media does not take these issues seriously at all and fucking it up is pretty much the rule. […]

Worth Reading: Pope Special
February 12, 2013 • no comments • 391 views
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As most people probably have heard by now, the pope has resigned. As BBC reports: It is extremely rare for a Pope to resign. In the Middle Ages, Pope Celestine V resigned in 1294, after only five months as pontiff. He died nearly two years later as a hermit. The last pope to resign was […]

Worth Reading – Part IX
September 30, 2012 • no comments • 590 views
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I’m going to try making these on a monthly basis. So here’s the September highlights from my RSS feeds and Twitter. Secularism and Sexism Jen McCreight who took a stand against the harassment that’s going on in the secularism movement has gotten so much hateful feedback for her initiative that she no longer have the […]

Worth Reading – Part VII
July 11, 2012 • no comments • 491 views
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Violence Against Women Dana Bolger, a feminist and student activist is a college rape surviver and tells her story, reposted here: Surviving Rape: What I Want Other College Students to Know About Title IX – Fem2.0 In Sweden it apparently isn’t rape if the victim doesn’t have a vagina. Sweden: Cis man cleared of rape charges because […]

Worth Reading – Part VI
June 2, 2012 • no comments • 391 views
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Feminism A sexist airline passenger is kicked of the plane. Imagine you’re a certified commercial pilot, and you’re among the 6.6 percent of them who happen to be women. You’ve passed all the same training as your male colleagues and proven that you can fly a plane just as well. One day, as you prepare […]

Worth Reading – Part V
April 5, 2012 • no comments • 332 views
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Politics Yeah, US politics again. NewScientist did this interesting little article about the Republicans and their continuous anti-science attitude. US scepticism – it’s been a long time coming – NewScientist Feminism In March, Ms. blog ran a series of posts by Aviva Dove-Viebahn titled “Future of Feminism”. There are many good pieces among them. For the […]