Memoir Monday!! Pastrix is the amazing memoir of theologian and ordained Pastor Nadia Bolz-Weber. Her outlook on faith and feminism and interacting with the world is just what I need to keep going sometimes.
In honor of International Women's Day last week, here are 5 Memoirs of Raging Feminists. By raging feminist, I mean those rare women that are more than happy to get out in front and talk about things that need to be talked about, even when they know it will incur the rage of the men... Continue Reading →
I was debating on what to post for this week's Femme Friday and then I saw that Amazon FINALLY made the rest of the first season for The Good Girls Revolt! I watched the pilot last year during their Pilot season and absolutely LOVED it and then I never saw anything about them choosing to... Continue Reading →
It's been a fairly busy month. I got lots of reading and lots of blogging done. I did a few more Top Ten Tuesdays and less Femme Fridays than normal. I still don't plan on holding myself to a schedule and participate as I am able instead. It keeps me from being as crazy as... Continue Reading →
Finally! I know it's been out for a while but I hadn't gotten my hands on it until now. Yeah, I was trying to read it the cheap way but finally couldn't resist. So there was a lot of controversy when it was first announced that Thor was going to be a woman a few... Continue Reading →
Where do I begin? Love, love, love this book! I also visited the blog that spawned it, and so should you! As I mentioned previously, I've never read a book about someone I agree so much with before! Feminists aren't required to agree on every point, and so I don't mind when I don't. I do... Continue Reading →
I've been trying to think for days of a professional and interesting way to write about this book, but I've been failing. Badly. I've actually written four posts on it and am not happy with any of them. The reason is that when I read this book, it kinda made my head explode. I know, eloquent, right?... Continue Reading →
As I've mentioned before, I love to read some of the older feminist books. There's a special joy in realizing that I am not alone in being uneasy about the everday rebellions that are such a part of this movement. Who should read this: all feminists, past and present; anyone who wants to understand feminist theory,... Continue Reading →
But whether this criticism of culturally female speech patterns is justified or not, there is also evidence that a rejection of the way a woman speaks is often a way of blaming or dismissing her without dealing with the content of what she is saying. Follow my progress in this book here.