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Global Feminist Link Love: October 12-18

October 19, 2009

Hello, global feminists! Below are some interesting articles/posts that we’ve been reading elsewhere—check it out!

What did you read/write this week? Post in the comments below, we want to hear from you!

From the blogs

Carnival alert! Check out the 6th Carnival of Feminists hosted by Deeply Problematic.

The International Violence Against Women Act: What Are We Waiting For? from

U.S. Postal Service honors first-wave feminist hero, Anna Julia Cooper from Fourth Wave Feminism

BPA linked to agressive behavior in girls from flip flopping joy

9 inspiring examples of women’s climate activism from

Nobel Prizes

From the news

New Data on Global Abortion Trends: Implications for U.S. Policy from

Saudi ‘jailed’ for bragging about sex from The Global Post

Women take on men’s jobs to feed their families in Somalia from IRIN News

Interracial Couple Denied Marriage License In Louisiana—WTF??? (from NPR News)

50 Visionaries Who Are Changing Your World (from Utne Reader)

Disabled painters showcase art (from Reuters)

Also, Jessica Mack wrote about the documentary Not Yet Rain back in April. This film might be playing at a theater near you this fall! Check out the dates here.

  1. Deeply Flawed But Trying... permalink
    October 19, 2009 1:27 pm

    Last month, I blogged about monogamy, religion, crocs, Jan Moir of the Daily Mail, Balloon Boy. My blog is about me, trying to raise my daughter, while ranting at the world, and fighting the forces of pink.

  2. Komal permalink
    October 19, 2009 1:32 pm

    Ummid posted a great interview with Zainah Anwar, one of the founding members of Sisters-in-Islam

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