Welcome to the Sixth Feminist SF Carnival! I’ve got some really interesting and thought-provoking posts rounded up for you all this time around, and I hope you’ll want to read each and every one of them – and comment on them to let the authors know what you thought, when you do. Before you start
Marketing to Women Online has posted a pretty interesting article questioning: do women respond to images of sexy women? If not (as studies suggest), why are magazines targeted 100% to female audiences dripping with such images? While this is not a TV/film example, it does pose a question that’s at the heart of
Looks like I’m not the only one who thinks hating the opposite gender hurts the hater in the end. Rabbi Shmuley Boteach writes about the Duke lacrosse team assault on two exotic dancers which took place a few months ago Asexual Men and the Creeps Who Live on Campus, and comes to the same conclusion.
I’ve been enjoying Alas, A Blog lately. Its threads have the sort of incredibly respectful but vigorous debates I hope to get going on this site someday. Any article’s good, but here’s a particularly interesting one on a blogger who feels if she gained weight after having kids, it would be unfair to her husband
Thanks, Revena, for pointing out a series of TV articles appearing on Feministe lately: Love Hurts: piny’s take on the Battlestar Galactica season finale Ouch: piny on Teri Hatcher’s role in Desperate Housewives Big Love: zuzu’s comments on the HBO polygamy show Dita von Teese, No Less: Zuzu’s response to Dita von Teese’s criticism of