Links: November 21, 2010

21 Nov

Echidne of the Snakes: “Visiting the Boys at Youtube” [TW for almost parodic levels of objectification] . . . looking at Youtube comments on videos of female athletes.

“A Lesbian-Feminist Critique of The Vagina Monologues”, originally published in Rain & Thunder.

Bruce Schneier, a wonderful critic of bullshit security theatre, has compiled a huge list of links regarding the TSA’s new rules regarding the x-ray/nude-o-scope machines and “enhanced” pat downs. Shakesville has also had several great posts on TSA things this week.

Womanist Musings: “9 Inch Heels: The Hobbling of Women or Just a Fashion Trend?”. Yes, a 9 inch heel. Yes, I blame the patriarchy (and so does Renee).

This is an incredible find. . . a whole bunch of original documents from the late 60s/early 70s on how to lead consciousness-raising groups. More files like this can be found via the radical feminism tag on the site.

Finally, check out The Magazine Project. Valerie M of We Won’t Submit has an article up right now that is wonderful.

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3 Responses to “Links: November 21, 2010”

  1. Boner Killer November 21, 2010 at 4:51 pm #

    I read a piece on the Vagina Monologues on Genderberg a few months ago, and i thought it was great. So far I am reading the link about it that you left here, and it’s fantastic. I can’t believe that Ensler would embrace pedophilia and statutory rape, and how this worship of our vagina will somehow liberate women as a class.

  2. Aileen Wuornos November 24, 2010 at 2:01 pm #

    Thank you for the wonderful collection of links! I am especially looking forward to reading the consciousness-raising pages. Can’t let these important documents be erased from womyn’ collective memory.

  3. Valerie M November 29, 2010 at 4:31 pm #

    Hey thanks! x

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