Tag Archives: Blogs

Feminist bloggers featured in New York Magazine

TweetThe very awesome Emily Nussbaum has an article in this week’s New York Magazine featuring feminist bloggers. The article is running in conjunction with a feature about the 40 year anniversary of Ms. Magazine and gives a brief history of the rise, importance, paradox and evolution of blogging. Similar to the conversations surrounding Ms. Magazine, blog [...]
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A Gay Girl in Damascus a hoax

Tweet The real person behind the Amina lie: Tom MacMaster. Last week a post on the blog A Gay Girl in Damascus, supposedly from the blogger’s cousin, reported the blog’s author Amina Arraf had been kidnapped by security forces. Other bloggers, including myself, posted to raise awareness and encourage folks to take action. Others who [...]
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A Gay Girl in Damascus blogger kidnapped: Take action!

TweetAmina Abdallah Araf, who writes the blog A Gay Girl in Damascus where she speaks critically about Syrian politics, was kidnapped on Monday. Her cousin reports: Earlier today, at approximately 6:00 pm Damascus time, Amina was walking in the area of the Abbasid bus station, near Fares al Khouri Street. She had gone to meet [...]
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A blog you should be reading: Crunk Feminist Collective

TweetI’ve been following the Crunk Feminist Collective for a while now, and their writing is really on-point and not to be missed. They turned one this month (happy anniversary!) so I thought they deserved a shout-out. A bit from their mission statement: The Crunk Feminist Collective (CFC) will create a space of support and camaraderie [...]
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What We Missed

TweetThe Democratic Leadership Council has ceased its operations. The Women’s Media Center has an incredible piece by Egyptian feminist Nawal El Saadawi on the revolution in Egypt. Also, Wael Ghonim, the Google executive that helped start the protests, has been freed from detention. An interview with Julie Zeilinger, teenage feminist and founder of the awesome [...]
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