Archive for May 18th, 2011

May 18, 2011

Girl ‘Beauty’ Pageants (aka BabySlutWalks)

by HUB Newsfeed

Sexualisation of girls/women as main(male)stream entertainment, advertising and pop-culture is continuing to Go-Global with Australia hosting a US-based Toddlers & Tiaras pageant – coinciding with ‘Slutwalks’ for the Bigger Girls. Kiddie-porn has gone main(male)stream, and Baby Girls can proudly join the Big Girls in learning their Slutwalks, in the pornified exploitation of females.

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May 18, 2011

Religious Social Structures & the Female SEX

by Undercover Punk

Accused Khatun and Subrato, mothers of victims Zahida and Husna

Late last week, two women in India were arrested for the honor killings of their daughters. According to India Express.com, “We killed them because they had brought shame to our community. How could they elope with Hindus? They deserved to die. We have no remorse,” Khatun and Subrato said Friday.

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May 18, 2011

Give her honour, you fools, not reverence

by cherryblossomlife

“Women’s liberation must be mothers liberation or it is nothing.”
Germaine Greer, The Whole Woman

[As I finished writing this article it struck me how imortant it was to preface it with some context.

Briefly, I am from a working class background in the UK. My grandmother worked full time in a factory while my grandfather minded their seven children at home (After the Welsh collieries were shut down he never found work again) My mother worked full-time while raising five children, eventually out-earning my father.

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May 18, 2011

Radfem-ological Images (Dove Bar and York Peppermint Pattie)

by FCM

as all the HUB bloggers converged this week, setting this place up and having behind-the-scenes discussions regarding what we wanted this place to be, doing meta-analysis of fun-fem critiques was not the game plan.  but what can i say?  i have been inspired.  and while its not the mission for this blog, or even necessarily my own long-term plan, to perform regular meta-analyses of fun-fem commentary (or lack of commentary, as the case may be) i will probably be engaging in some of this from time to time.  like now, with this post.  its meta!

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May 18, 2011

The sick and twisted joke that is contemporary feminism

by allecto

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May 18, 2011

We Are Radical Feminists. This is Our Blog. Welcome.

by FCM

Radfem HUB is a public, collective radical feminist blog, publishing content from over a dozen established radical feminist bloggers from all around the world. In addition to what we’re creating here, each HUB blogger has her own personal radfem blog, accessible via links on the authors’ page and the footer of every page.

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