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Global Feminist Link Love: December 7-13

December 14, 2009

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Hey all,

Below is what we’ve been reading this week. What have you been reading/writing this week? We want to hear from you; leave your links in the comments!

-the editors at GAB

From the blogs

The 9th Feminist Blog Carnival is out at the Undomestic Goddess. Check it out here!

Urgent Community Support Needed For Youth Organization (from cripchick)

Video Testimonials Document Politically Motivated Sexual Violence in Zimbabwe from the WIP

Hymen renamed (from Jess McCabe at the F-Word)

Interview with Jordanian journalist  and author of “Murder in the Name of Honor” Rana Husseini (from Feministing)

Three Examples of Rape Culture in Nice Guy(tm) Breast Cancer Activism
(from Lauredhel at Hoyden about Town)

Need gift ideas for the holidays? Check out these awesome gift guides from Appetite for Equal Rights and Feminist Review, and also some gift-giving tips at The Sexist from Dr. Laura.

From the news,

video via NY Times and ITN News

Related article at the New York Times, Attacker Fractures Berlusconi’s Nose

What Happened When an Anti-Choice Catholic Woman Needed an Abortion at Dr. Tiller’s Clinic (via Alternet)

Mexico: Rebuke on Investigation of Murders (from the NY Times) about las muertas de Juárez written about previously on GAB here

The Tiger Woods scandal is a tale of sex — and sexism from the Washington Post

McDonald’s faces complaint over transgender discrimination (via the BBC)

Annise Parker elected Houston’s next mayor: Nation watches as city becomes the largest in U.S. to choose an openly gay leader (via the Houston Chronicle)

It’s time for New Deal feminism via the Washington Post about how past lessons from the women’s movement can help today’s feminism address the economy

  1. December 14, 2009 2:52 pm

    7 Year Old Gets Hair Cut By A Teacher As Punishment: A stressed out teacher cuts a little Black girls hair in a moment of stress.

    Christmas at the White House Failure: Looking at Michelle Obama’s use the word lame and why it is inappropriate.

    Feminism is not a dirty word but it is exclusionary: Looking at the ways in which feminism excludes various bodies.

  2. December 14, 2009 5:43 pm

    Kudakwashe Chitsike, program manager for Research and Advocacy Unit (RAU), a WITNESS partner, discusses how their video, “Hear Us: Women Affected by Political Violence in Zimbabwe Speak Out,” has impacted their campaign work.

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