Links Round-Up

27 Jan

This week at ShoutOut!:

shieldkt saw this on fbomb blog. This caught my attention because she thought it was so insane that somewhere else in the world is having worse trouble with eating disorders then the US.

devystation says that  Beyonce can get away with ALMOST anything….

ElFeminissto found this post on Secretary of Defense’s decision to lift the ban on women serving in combat. He thought this article was an interesting take on the situation of young women’s desire to fight for our country, because it pairing it with the real l the life account of Sarah Edmonds, who disguised herself as a man during the Civil War to do more than she would as a nurse.

HannahGrace was pleased to learn that Ryan Gosling, actor turned meme for the ever-popular “Hey Girl” feminist quotes, is actually a feminist after all! Check out the blog Gosling wrote about his trip last spring to the Congo, explaining how first world consumption of technology affects the violent sexual oppression of African women.

ShamelessFem asks, “What woman doesn’t love yogurt and birth control?” Here’s a parody video that criticizes birth
control advertisements and the methods they use to target their audience.

imagineherstory gives us another wonderful example of how feminism is getting a bad rap, things like this just make me shake my head….

LadyChaotica gives us a link in the midst of the recent decision to lift the ban on women in combat comes a Q&A session with a female solider. Take a look and see what her thoughts are on the matter.

JGrand50 has an article about the 40th anniversary of Roe v. Wade. It is important to realize that the fight is not over.

FemOnFire enjoyed reading this critique of schools that still allow discriminatory absence policies based on pregnancy, even when in violation of Title IX .

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