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Dirty Harry Trainng

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Women in the Church

 “The women are to keep silent in the churches; for they are not permitted to speak, but are to subject themselves, just as the Law also says.” — 1 Corinthians 14:34, from the New American Standard Bible Early in my Christian faith, I decided that I had a particular right to question the Bible. Show More Summary

Selfless Signal-Boosting (September)

Recommend someone else's writings/events! Use this thread for ICYMI links and anything else you think other readers might find interesting.

Quickhit: Stolen Naked Celebrity Photos Are Not A Scandal, This Is A Crime

The people sharing these images are perpetuating an ongoing assault. The people gleefully looking at them are witnessing and enjoying an ongoing assault. When you have been asked by victims of a crime like this not to exacerbate theShow More Summary

Spillover #20

Time for our twentieth #spillover thread. Some reminders: 1. #spillover is part of our comment moderation system for keeping other threads on-topic by providing a separate constructive space for side-discussions. 2. Commentors are encouraged to respect the topic of each post and cheerfully volunteer to take off-topic side-discussions into #spillover.

The Feministing Five: Lori Brown

Generally, when I find myself using the word “space” within feminist conversations, I usually mean Space, a type of catch all phrase that includes “community,” “culture,” and any theoretical premise I’m pretending to have learned in undergrad. Luckily for us though, Lori Brown explores how feminists can use design, buildings, public policy, and politics to [...]

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Yup, pretty much. The police violence we aren’t talking about. “Rape victims act like victims,” and 17 other false myths about sexual assault. The NFL updated its domestic violence policy. Some thoughts about what it means. Let’s get more statues of women in New York’s Central Park. Why Senator Gillibrand doesn’t need to name names. [...]

Afropunk fashions: bodies as resistance

One of my favorite things about the AFROPUNK fest – besides the music, obviously – are the fashions. It’s legit the best outfit-watching of the year, and the festival is full of gorgeous people getting really creative with the ways they get dressed. For those of you wondering how a fashion post fits into a [...]

Save the Date: Family Law Scholars and Teachers Conference, June 22, 2015

Save the Date: Family Law Scholars and Teachers Conference, June 22, 2015 From the FLP mailbox: Dear Friends and Colleagues, We would like to invite you to a working-paper conference that we are planning to hold in the days before the AALS mid-year family law conference in Orlando next summer. Our group, … Continue reading ? Feminist Law Professors

Progress

Shut up he barked Sit down he wined Raise your voice he howled Raise your cup to me he giggled Make pure and tender love to me he snapped Pick me up in your arms and tell me how to change he snaked Shut up he whispered, into my ear on...Show More Summary

Feministing Readz: Kim Gordon’s Is It My Body?

Rock star and role model Kim Gordon is best known for her band, Sonic Youth, but she’s also always been a visual and performance artist. For those who know Gordon primarily as a musician, “Is it My Body? Selected Texts,” a collection of her writings on art and performance published this past May by Sternberg [...]

Kirsten Gillibrand Should Not Name Her Harassers

Whenever a woman tells her story of sexual harassment, there are those who set to work trying to blame her—for everything from what she wore when she was harassed, to her failure to punch the harasser in the nose. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand...Show More Summary

Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: California legislature passes “yes means yes” bill

Huge congrats to California anti-violence activists! Yesterday, the state’s legislature passed a bill that would require affirmative consent on college campuses. The bill now awaits Governor Jerry Brown’s approval to become law. The New York Times reports: State lawmakers on Thursday passed a bill that would make California the first state to define when “yes means yes” [...]

They’re still trying to silence Anita Sarkeesian

Why the latest escalation from the constant rumbling fulmination that has become Sarkeesian's normal circumstances? Because she published another video in her series of Tropes vs Women critiques: Women as Background Decoration: Part...

Republicans Court Female Voters By Carefully Explaining That Women Are Wrong

Yesterday, Politico published a leaked report commissioned by two Republican lobbying groups on how the party can better attract female voters. The report, based on a recent poll of 800 female registered voters as well as a series of...Show More Summary

Blog Note

[Content Note: Illness.]Shakesville will be on hiatus for the next couple of weeks, starting this evening.I am dealing with a new and somewhat serious health complication, which requires some medical tests I've got to get done promptly...Show More Summary

Happy Dogs Are Happy

[Content Note: Animal cruelty, but happy endings.]A year ago, the ASPCA and responders from The Humane Society of the United States rescued 367 dogs from a multi-state dog fighting ring in one of the largest documented federal dog fighting busts. Show More Summary

Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Amy Poehler speaking truth. A woman was punched in face for telling a man to stop groping her. Fox News hosts defend street harassment: “Let men be men.” In Spain, hundreds of protesters decked city hall with bras after the city’s mayor warned men to be wary of false rape accusations. Australian model Meaghan Kausman slams Fella Swim [...]

Film Corner!

[Content Note: Christian Supremacy; racism. DoNotLink used in first paragraph to Glenn Beck's site.]Well, it's been two minutes, so it's time for another terrific new Kirk Cameron film! His newest cinematic masterpiece is called Saving...Show More Summary

Quote of the Day

[Content Note: Misogyny.]"I think a lot of people want to be able to walk into a grocery store—particularly, a lot of the women—want to go and buy a bottle of wine for dinner, go down, buy a six-pack or two six-packs, buy dinner, and...Show More Summary

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