Culture

nationalim in sports

The LA Times is reporting the story of Turkish basketball fans protesting the war in Gaza at a game against Israeli team, Bnei Hasharon (http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/babylonbeyond/2009/01/israel-the-gaza.html.) Indoors, the mood was red-hot with crowds chanting slogans against Israel and... Read more »

Dude Plays Like A Lady?

I checked my "gender" updates on Google News this morning (you know me, I love gender news) and found this article on NBA basketball player Pau Gasol. The article is from a... Read more »

Fun, Food, Feminism

It's not often you see the truth told about food and race, but here is terrific article with many interesting links that take a look at the erroneous assumptions of Chinese food and how it relates - and what it says - about US American culture. Read more »

She works hard for the money; should she think about gender?

This article on "The New Power Girls" by Patricia Handschiegel in yesterday's Huffington Post posits that today's successful businesswomen don't think about gender, and perhaps that is one... Read more »

Making of the Bitch B-Hive Video!

The making of our B-Hive campaign video! Thanks to Dawn Jones! Read more »

Why Every Guy Should Buy Their Girlfriend Wii Fit and Feminist Subversion?

I’ve been really surprised to find the extent that the vloggers of the world have embraced Wii Fit as a subject of discussion. The topics range anywhere from how much Wii Fit sucks, to simple instructions, to why men should buy their girlfriends Wii Fit. Guess which topic gets the most... Read more »

Attacks on Gaza

I was going to post today about how I got the Wii Fitness for Christmas and what my thoughts were. But today, the only thing I can think about and post about is what is happening in the Gaza strip right now. Two days after Christmas, the Israeli government began military strikes against Gaza.... Read more »

Give a Gift of Justice!

One of the great things about the intersection of new media and feminism is that we (consumers and creators of media) are able to learn more about the efforts to improve women's lives and have unprecedented accessibility AND ability to assist organizations in need. As the holiday season continues,... Read more »

Your Feminist Wallet

When buying gifts for children, how do you avoid the pink and blue stereotypes? Read more »

The Wii Fit and Healthy Skeptism

One of the biggest gifts this year in the arena of ‘sports/exercise’ is the Wii Fit. It is billed as a game and an exercise space, only better, and it’s virtually impossible to find. You can do everything from yoga to table balancing and apparently so many people are into it, a new affliction... Read more »

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The Feminist Power of Female Ghosts

The female ghost is an enduringly fascinating figure. Read more »

"Moonlight" is an Essential Work of Art for the Current Political Moment

Moonlight displays the kind of empathy and humanity that we desperately need right now. Read more »

What I Learned About Gender and Power from Sailor Moon

My life began in 1995 — the year I turned eight and became a divorced kid.    Read more »

Will Filming the Police Keep Us Safe?

There’s a cultural idea that having someone looking over our shoulder makes us behave better. From fake security cameras to Elf... Read more »