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Global Feminist Link Love: November 2-8, 2009

November 9, 2009

Hello global feminists, here’s what we’ve been reading this week.

Leave your links in the comments—we want to hear from you!

From the blogs

Why don’t feminists think porn empowers women? from Salon.com’s Broadsheet blog

Some of us are not Yankees fans (go Cubs! or Red Sox! or Mariners!), but there’s a first for everything: first women ever to broadcast World Series baseball game via Feministing and Liza Donnelly’s “A girl’s view of the World Series — Yankees, Mets, and Senators” from dscriber.com

House Will Take “Up or Down” Vote on Stupak Amendment, Threatening Women’s Rights from RHRealityCheck.org

We also want to introduce you to a new body image blog called Weightless, brought to you from PsychCentral.com.

From the news

We are so sad about Maine: Maine’s anti-gay marriage ruling and feminism from the Examiner

Interesting, especially for those runners out there: Pollution Trips Up Female Marathon Runners from Discovery News

A review of a new British play called What Fatima Did commissioned by the Hampstead Theatre, about the reaction among her family and friends of a young woman’s decision to start wearing a hijab (via FT.com)

The obituary of Alice S. Rossi, one of the founders of Now (via NY Times)

Faith and Feminism, from Sirens Magazine

Kimberly Munley: The Hero Cop Who Ended the Fort Hood Rampage from the Huffington Post

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And finally, remember to check out last Friday’s Circumcision series for awesome thoughts, questions, and discussion.

2 Comments
  1. November 9, 2009 9:55 pm

    Hurricane Ida led to flooding and mudslides in El Salvador, killing hundreds and displacing thousands. Natural disasters reveal all of the poor’s vulnerabilities, and women’s vulnerabilities even more.

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