I've been fascinated by the dust-up over "trigger warnings" that's inched across the feminist blogosphere this week. "Trigger warnings," for the uninitiated, are warnings placed before blog posts that touch on certain subject areas (or particularly graphic presentations of them) that could possibly "trigger" the past trauma of a survivor of sexual assault or abuse. [...]
Posts Tagged ‘feminist blogs’
Nominations for the 2009 F-Word feminist blog awards, organized by the Candaian progressives at A Creative Revolution, have been announced. There's a familiar face among those top international feminist bloggers—Tiger Beatdown of Friday Sexist ritual "Sexist Beatdown" has been nominated in the "Personal Blog" category. If you'd like to vote for Sady, or any other [...]
Feminist bloggers as colonizers: Surely, parallels can be drawn.
Welcome back to Sexist Beatdown, the weekly feature wherein Sady of Tiger Beatdown (white, heterosexual, cisgendered, American) and myself of The Sexist (white, heterosexual, cisgendered, American), chat. Except for last week, when we did not do it. My fault. BUT THIS WEEK WE ARE BACK, to discuss [...]