Posted by @center4inquiry on Twitter today. Moderator: Annie Laurie Gaylor Speakers: Sikivu Hutchinson, Rebecca Watson, Ophelia Benson, and Jennifer McCreight Filmed at the Center for Inquiry’s 2012 Women in Secularism Conference. www.centerforinquiry.net www.womeninsecularism.org Copyright 2012 Center for Inquiry Video produced by Adam Isaak with assistance from Bill Goodwin.
I like to repost great things from great people. This time it’s a TED talk by a teenage feminist and editor called Tavi Gevinson. Here’s the description going with this video: Fifteen-year-old Tavi Gevinson had a hard time finding strong female, teenage role models — so she built a space where they could find each other. […]
It’s the year 2012, and women are still treated as second rate employees. The US statistics on the pay gap is out. A woman earns, on average, 77% of what a man earns. If she happens to be African-American, she only earns 61%, Latina women are even worse off: 53%. We’ve been given the impression […]
Some of you may have noticed the news and blogposts that have been popping up about the RadFem 2012 conference in London. I have avoided posting about it before because there were plenty who did, and I don’t like to give outspoken bigotry too much attention. However I am writing about it now because some […]
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 […]
The Disney movie Tangled that I reviewed a while back is apparently not well liked by the Christian fundies. (What do they like?) A few days ago the blog Love, Joy, Feminism posted a list of four blogposts; two from that crowd, and two replies. Since it was just a short list of links, I’ll repost […]
This article on Ms. Magazine blog by Julia Serano (author of Whipping Girl) deserves a post on its own just to make people aware of it. In my previous “Worth reading” post I linked to the MS. blog series about the future of feminism. In that series was a post about trans feminism that was […]
The fundamentalist’s crusade against Planned Parenthood and what they so ironically call “pro life” has been appearing a lot in my news feed lately. Last Sunday some of the more extremist of these people even bombed a clinic in Wisconsin, USA. It isn’t the first time. Of course, they are not all crazy lunatics. Some […]