Tag Archives: Blogs

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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Awesome blog alert: Microaggressions

TweetSometimes, it’s the little things. When it comes racism, sexism, homophobia and other forms of intolerance, structural and institutional oppression can be hard to see. In day to day life, it can be hard to put your finger on systemic discrimination and to identify the exact forces that continue to privilege some groups in American [...]
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Salon closes Broadsheet.

TweetWell this really sucks. Salon has decided to shut down its brilliant feminist blog, Broadsheet. Via Editor-in-Chief Kerry Lauerman: No feature in Salon’s history kicked up the amount of righteous dust and ad hominem rage as Broadsheet, which debuted in 2005 and filed its last regular post on Dec. 21. We’re immensely proud of the [...]
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