Tuesday, 28 February 2012

Links round up

Lashings of Ginger Beer

Posted by Lashings of Ginger Beer

This week in Oxford - Vagina Monologues at the Old Fire Station. All proceeds to Oxford Sexual Abuse and Rape Crisis Centre.

SarahLizzy - Aggressive Secular Workplace Discrimination? - UK equality legislation outlaws discrimination based on nine "protected characteristics", but what happens when two of these appear to conflict?

Dystopian feminist science-fiction by Amanda Ching: ILU-486. Author summary: In the not-so-distant future of Virginia, the Personhood Act has outlawed abortion and chemical birth control. That doesn’t mean they don’t exist, though...

Fascinating article by Clarisse Thorne about pick-up artist culture in relation to feminism and BDSM - trigger warnings for rampant misogyny, possible sexual assault.

8 Stupidest Defences against charges of sexism in comics - includes questionable assertion about how  ‎'being a straight male is tremendous fun and sexuality's lowest difficulty setting', but otherwise makes some really interesting points.

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