Archives


Sister Song website Reproductive Justice: 101 Loretta Ross of SisterSong on “Reproductive Justice 101″ Part 1 Loretta Ross of SisterSong: Women of Color Reproductive Health Collective, gives a lecture on “Reproductive Justice 101″ in Miami during June of 2008, sponsored by Women’s Fund of Miami and Mi Lola. Check out their website at http://sistersong.net/  


So apparently this month is LGBT Pride Month. I therefore snagged this from ontd political which gives the info that it was first put together by students of Earlham College and then link-enhanced by the current poster. Do I need to mention the part where ‘phobic assholes of any kind will be summarily deleted and […]


original entry is here with astonishing no. of recs in the comments. As usual, be not an asshole. I read all of these which are about the experience of white, cis, ablebodied women for the most part, and was inspired to do a post featuring vocal diversity among women rockers. .LADYPALOOZA PRESENTS: I Went To […]


The Linkmistress would like to interrupt her regular linkspams to bring you an actual blog. With words. As usual, civility is requested and will be enforced. Iron fist, velvet glove etc. crossposted. The following critique is based on the media I have consumed and the experiences I have had. Feel free to rec media in […]


TRIGGER WARNING NO VICTIM BLAMING IN THE COMMENTS OR YOU WILL BE BANNED. WITH EXTREME PREJUDICE. AND MALICE AFORETHOUGHT. I HAVE. NO. PATIENCE. PERIOD. you have been warned. Because you cannot trust them. No really. Of course, not all of them do that. But how do you know that your cop won’t? And even when […]


EARTH DAY!!!

EARTH DAY!!!

Earth Day at the Climate Justice Frontier There are no shortage of ideas today for how global capitalism can be marshaled to slow down global warming. Never mind that we’re in this mess in the first place largely due to the take-no-prisoners industrialization that today’s wealthier nations built their fortunes upon. And many of the […]


Before we get to the good parts however: A Signal Fire via jonquil: Do not trust Clitoraid, the charity being promoted by Betty Dobson that offers surgery to FGM victims see also RESPECT Find out what it means to me! I WOULD NOT OBJECT TO OTHER ORGANIZATIONS ADDRESSING THE NEEDS OF WOMEN WHO HAVE BEEN […]


Sometimes the world does not suck

Sometimes the world does not suck

I tend to write posts when I am pissed. Now this is great motivation, but unrelenting gloom and doom tends to leave me ridiculously depressed, and pessimistic about the fate of the world. So this is a post for good news, my readers. Because sometimes the world does not suck! The first same-sex wedding in […]


The Texas Tribune is tracking the catastrophic “only conservative white people matter in American History textbooks clusterfuck” that will soon be unleashed on the unsuspecting American child population here In their January meeting, State Board of Education members came armed with more amendments to the state social studies curriculum than they could vote on — a […]


Black women rockers

Black women rockers

To be blunt…I love rock music. Rock is portrayed as pretty darn white and male. Hence the inspiration for this post. Lot of featured artistes located via this discussion at Quirky Black Girl which also has some gorgeous MP3′s in the thread Felony Melody from the band Objex – Eat This Carol Thomas