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Global Feminist Link Love: May 24 – 30

May 31, 2010

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!



US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (2nd R) says goodbye to a group of Chinese women activists after discussing progress and ongoing challenges in Beijing on May 26, 2010. From Today in Trailblazing and Misogyny: Photos of the Day (Shakesville)

Africa

Asia

Europe

Latin America

Middle East

  • Iskandar’s Republic of Concubines (Muslimah Media Watch) “A street protest organized by different Lebanese feminist groups took place in Beirut’s Hamra district earlier this month, where both men and women held banners saying, “My degree is not for the kitchen” and “I want a woman, not a commodity!””
  • Action Alert: Demand Asylum for Kiana Firouz (Racialicious) “Kiana Firouz is an LGBT activist and film director from Iran currently seeking asylum in the UK. In late 2009 the trailer for her film Cul de Saccreated controversy.”
  • “Sex and the City 2’s” stunning Muslim clichés (GoatMilk) “t’s hard to overstate the offensiveness of the fabulous four’s exquisitely tone-deaf trip to Abu Dhabi”

Northern America

Oceania

Global

  • Women UN peacekeepers – more needed (Reuters AlertNet) “A five-year campaign to boost the number of UN female peacekeepers is progressing steadily in police units, but “seems to be stuck” at a miniscule percentage in military contingents”

See more global feminist news on our facebook pagetwitterand tumblr. If you ever have suggestions for GFLL (whether they are your posts or someone else’s), feel free to email becky@genderacrossborders.com.

2 Comments
  1. May 31, 2010 10:39 pm

    Thanks for the shout-out! This is a great site. much feminist love. ❤

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