- Does anyone know if a new carnival owner was found for the Carnival of Feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy Fans? There was a call for help up at Free to Good Home: The Carnival of Feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy Fans
- Natania at Geeks Are Sexy posts Never assume anything about a geek girl debunking some common assumptions
- Women Women Blah Blah Blah: Tara Hunt is hearing that talk about gender balance at tech conferences is boring, and she agrees… but it’s also necessary.
- The Atheist Movement Ladies’ Auxiliary and Sewing Circle: Greta Christina hears that the atheism movement needs more women so as to be less confrontational… and proceeds to be confrontational.
- Nobel winners call for gender balance in science: Elizabeth Blackburn and Carol Greider addressed gender balance in science while in Stockholm to accept their Nobel Prize.
- The Discovery Channel: â€œNot for Womenâ€™s Eyesâ€: The Discovery Channel is marketing itself as “Not for womenâ€™s eyes. Discovery Channel has television men want to watch. Exciting, smart, interesting, adventurous, and most of all real. Watch for yourself.”
- Revolution is knocking on the door. About FSCONS and feminism again: Christina Haralanova draws out similarities between the Free Software movement and women's movement.
- Prejudice vs. biology – testosterone makes people more selfish, but only if they think it does: female subjects given either testosterone or a placebo adhered to stereotypes… if they believed they’d been given testosterone.
- Is the mixing of personal and professional a creative class luxury?: Rachel Hills writes about being “free to be me” on the web: "As an editor, I can wear the same clothes to work as I do on the weekends, but a lawyer or an investment banker canâ€™t do the same…"
- Feynman was not being arrogant when he told people, â€œYouâ€™re wrong!â€: More meritocracy discussion. Restructure! discusses research showing that when the topic is stereotypically feminine, men are tentative and women are confident. She also argue, in essence, that the merit-and-confidence/pushiness-ocracy is correct and desirable, and women need to be more uppity.
- (trigger warning) Glee: Mattress: meloukhia strongly critiques an episode of Glee that used domestic violence as a plot device to portray an abusive character as sympathetic.
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Fiction, Part 1: The first part of a series in which Arachne Jericho talks about portrayal of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in fiction: getting it right and getting it wrong.
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