Monthly Archives: May 2007

More from the Causes in Common meeting!

TweetNOTE: I was supposed to post this for Kate last night, so pretend you’re reading it in the wee hours. All right, I’m truly exhausted now, and writing up some odds and ends a couple hours after beer-thirty is not so much “liveblogging,” but here are a few final notes on the Causes in Common [...]
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Fun with Feminist Flickr (embracing feminist stereotypes edition)

Tweet I bought my first Birkenstocks last weekend. Now I’m a real feminist. Via me. Tweet
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Weekly Hungover Feminist Report – You don’t have to think you’re racist to say racist things Edition

Tweet Samhita’s post about gentrification and “ghetto fabulousness” has, not shockingly, turned into quite a conversation about race and privilege. I think it’s an important conversation to have, so let’s do it. The whole thing is really getting to me for four reasons. First, my back hurts. Second, just last week a bunch of us [...]
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I heart cheetahs

Tweet Apparently female cheetahs “sleep around.” For female cheetahs in the Serengeti, the call of the wild is just too hard to resist as new research shows nearly half of their litters are made up of cubs with different fathers. And while the serial infidelities of the females does ensure a broader genetic mix to [...]
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Gender discrimination at work: A-OK!

TweetWe’re a little tardy in writing about yesterday’s Supreme Court ruling in Ledbetter v. Goodyear. The court ruled that employees must make their discrimination complaints within 180 days “after the alleged unlawful employment practice occurred.â€? In other words, the discrimination occurs at the time a woman is given a salary that is significantly lower than [...]
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