- Yael Kohen talks about her new book We Killed: The Rise of Women in American Comedy: A Very Oral History, at Women and Hollywood.
- Were you thinking of dressing as an “Indian” for Halloween this year? Adrienne at Native Appropriations talks about why that’s not ok.
- Partly in response to the most recent Caitlin Moran controversy, writers at The Guardian argue you don’t need to be an academic to see that race matters to feminism.
- And Stavvers of Another Angry Woman points out that’s because intersectionality is fairly intuitive when one experiences intersectional oppression
- Bitch Flicks has a round-up of their Horror Week 2011 film analysis posts. Check that out, as well as their new posts analyzing gender in horror films for 2012.
- Chrissy at The F Word UK doesn’t want to get into the “Feminism: You’re Doing it Wrong” debate around FEMEN, but she finds she has to ask how public nudity, in itself, is a feminist action.
- Rebecca Watson has a piece at Slate about her experience with sexism and sexual harassment in the skeptic community.
- Melissa Harris-Perry’s heartfelt open letter to Republican candidate Richard Mourdock is a must-watch (at The Root).
- The Abortion Rights Coalition of Canada has started a petition to have the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Medal revoked from two convicted anti-abortion activists.
- And…if you haven’t yet had a chance to vote for Gender Focus in the Best Feminism Blog category of the Canadian Blog Awards, please do so now! Voting for round 1, which determines the shortlist, wraps up November 1.
Posted on October 30, 2012 by