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AIDS, identity, and feminist porn: What I read this week

Fake Geek Guys: A message to men about sexual harassment

On the surface, this aims to address men involved in comics and their fandom but the points made apply to everyone, everywhere, in all industries. 669 more words

Sex

Researchers Daring to it Differently! Creative Ways of Exploring Sex, Gender, Sexuality and Relating

Riotous assembly  

 

Paul Simpson writes: Held at Manchester University on 9 April 2014, this event brought together 30 academics from arts, humanities, social sciences, nursing and social work and from Brazil to Newcastle and many points in-between. 980 more words

Sexuality

India: Seaweed Providing a New Economy for Rural Women*

India: Seaweed Providing a New Economy for Rural Women*


By Shilpi Chhotray

Among the rocky beaches, mudflats, and lagoons that line the south-eastern tip of India, it’s not unusual to see a group of women working together around a bamboo raft. 831 more words

Society

Interview: Women of BOOM! – Nichol Ashworth

It’s Thursday which brings us a new interview and our 25th “Women of BOOM!” feature, spotlighting the many kick-ass women that work at BOOM!, Archaia and KaBOOM! 1,085 more words

Comics

No Answers Only Questions

There is a common thread that runs among the “trans women are women but not female” crowd. This group is mostly composed of nice, white, liberal, middle-class-ish, lady bloggers and journalists who will not accept that the penis of a trans woman is a female penis but who will concede that a man with a penis can be a woman because woman is gender and genitals is sex. 874 more words

Gender Identity

Mentoring: Developing Leadership in Afghanistan

Through its gender-focused Virtual Leadership Development Program (gender VLDP), MEASURE Evaluation equipped the Afghan Midwives Association with the appropriate tools and creative tactics needed in its effort to break down cultural barriers to collecting data from women. 194 more words

Data

Planning cities as if women matter

Kalpana Viswanath – There is an urgent need to imagine cities in radically different ways if they are to live up to the promise of freedom and opportunity for everyone. 76 more words

Urban Issues