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Happy May Day. Workers of the World Unite.

Check out this awesome new feminist bioethics blog. Welcome to the blogosphere!

Maybe men don’t “want it all” because they find childcare to be boring?

Transphobia has no place in feminism. 

By way of update to Sesali’s earlier post, there is now a petition on change.org to drop the charges against Kiera Wilmot. You know what to do!

Have you checked out all these awesome pieces over on PolicyMic for their week of coverage on sexual assault?

Say what? Bloomberg accuses newspaper and activists of racism for opposing stop and frisk.

An Indiana Planned Parenthood may close due to lack of drinking fountain. (Here’s more information on TRAP laws in Virginia)

40% of Harvey Mudd computer science majors are women. Nb: The College President “often uses her longboard to get around campus”.

We’ve explored gender reveal parties as retrograde & essentialist but apparently now there are videos too.

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3 Comments

  1. Posted May 2, 2013 at 12:32 am | Permalink

    Thanks so much for the article about trans women. I get so mad when I see women who are anti-transwomen just because they don’t fit their definition of female!

  2. Posted May 2, 2013 at 8:33 am | Permalink

    “Maybe men don’t “want it all” because they find childcare to be boring?”–that was a good read. Thanks.

    However, the massive amount of gender essentialism he uses to justify this really weakens his overall point, which is a shame.

    • Posted May 2, 2013 at 9:52 am | Permalink

      Yeah, I stopped reading after he said women’s guilt about not spending enough time with their children was genetically hardwired, rather than socially constructed. What bullshit.

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