Hey Global Feminists!
Here are a list of links about what other global feminists were up to this past week. We also want to know: What have you been reading/writing this week? Don’t forget to spread your own link love in the comments!
Image: “A smiling Kelly Vincent, Dignity for Disability candidate, with a blue flower in her hair and holding a bouquet of pink roses, sits next to former leader of the Australian Democrats Natasha Stott-Despoja.”
South Australia State Parliament gets first[?] disabled politician, although the Parliamentary chamber is still inaccessible to her.
- Anorexia, bulimia definitions hinder treatment, study says (CNN) “Some insurance companies will only cover treatment for eating disorders if the patient meets all of the criteria outlined in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, a guidebook for diagnosing mental illnesses, doctors say. Patients who don’t match all the symptoms, which include severe weight loss, are labeled “eating disorder not otherwise specified” (EDNOS) and sometimes don’t qualify for the level of care they need.”
- Standard English Privilege and the Literate Argument (Small Strokes)
- Team Practical: Women Proposing To Men (A Practical Wedding) “Proposing to my boyfriend meant changing a deeply ingrained cultural narrative. That was intimidating and scary. There was pushback, both from other people and from my own assumptions. But it also gave me space to think about who we really are, and what getting engaged and married really meant for us.”
- Reproductive Violence in North Carolina (INCITE! Blog)
- New Study Offers Further Evidence of Link between Domestic Violence & Reproductive Coercion/Control (Family Violence Prevention Fund)
- Watch: Census Bureau Video Urging Same-Sex Couples To Be Counted (The New Civil Rights Movement)
- Upcoming Conference: NUESTRAS VOCES / OUR VOICES: Wise Latin@s en la lucha Arte Sana National Conference, November 1-2, 2010, Irving Texas.
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