June, 2009

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Welcome to wife camp

, Jun 30, 2009

The goal of Make-over Camp is to instill poise, grace and confidence in girls between the ages of 10 and 14. Girls will learn to improve their posture, voice, table manners, conversation skills, wardrobe choices, makeup application, hostessing skills and music appreciation.

Is the burqa a prison?

, Jun 23, 2009

French President Nicolas Sarkozy has declared the Islamic burqua a sign of the "subjugation" and "submission of women". But what if a woman chooses to wear it of her own accord? asks Salon's Broadsheet.
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Naomi Wolf: Why women want to be Angelina Jolie

, Jun 09, 2009

Is it because she's beautiful, rich, dates Brad Pitt or swans the globe? Naomi Wolf explores the sheer ostentation of being Angelina.

Why women should be worried about disabled parking changes

, Jun 04, 2009

The Australian government is looking to reduce the number of disabled parking permits available to the community. Lauredhel explains why feminists should speak out on the issue.

Lipstick feminist pioneer?

, May 15, 2009

A new biography of Helen Gurley Brown -- former editor of US Cosmpolitan magazine from over 30 years -- explores the life of a controversial feminist.

Recreating virginity in Iran

, May 14, 2009

Hymenoplasty, an operation to restore a woman's virginity, is a surprisingly hot topic on Iranian weblogs. Feminists are divided about whether or not that's a good thing, writes Janet Afari.

Dear President-elect Zuma…

, May 11, 2009

One of the bright spots of Thabo Mbeki's checkered legacy was his progressive stance on women, writes Colleen Lowe Morna. What will you do, with the cards already stacked against you?

Why business needs women in hard times

, May 05, 2009

A growing number of consultants and corporate leaders swear by a new strategy to boost the bottom line, one that departs from the standard bag of tricks: put more women in charge.

Home funerals and feminist weddings

, Apr 28, 2009

Can feminists get married? And other important questions of our time.

Elaine Showalter on women’s literature

, Apr 22, 2009

It's time to move on to the next stage of assessing women's literature, says writer and academic Elaine Showalter