Category Archives: Carnivals, Blog Against -ism Days, etc.

Femininity, it's not just for the wimmins

Katie has an interesting proposition over at her blog: What if every Friday, one among all the “But I LIKE lipstick!” feminists in the blogosphere rounded up all the arguments she’s had to come up with to defend WHY she … Continue reading

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Feminist SF: Call for Subs

The next Feminist Sci-fi and Fantasy carnival is on! Go view the call for subs over at One Hundred Little Dolls.

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Feminist SF Carnival: 4th Edition

Welcome to the Fourth Edition of the Carnival of Feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy Fans! We’ve got quite a collection here this time, a whole host of topics organized by medium: Comic Books and Novels, Film and Television, and (my … Continue reading

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Feminist SF Carnival: Call for Subs

The 3rd edition of the Carnival of Feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy Fans is up at New Game Plus. There’s a broad scope of issues from television to video games, and I would highly recommend checking it out. On that … Continue reading

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Carnival Links

Two new carnivals are up for you all: the 3rd edition of the Carnival of Empty Cages at Two Peas, No Pod and the 3rd edition of the Carnival of Feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy Fans at New Game Plus. … Continue reading

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Call for Submissions: Carnival of Feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy Fans

I’ve posted the official call for submissions for the 3rd Carnival of Feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy Fans, which I’ll be hosting at New Game Plus. Have a post on feminism, video games, fandom, genre fiction, movies, television, comics, novels, … Continue reading

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Recent Carnivals

I’m not good about keeping up with carnivals (though I did warn you when I made this category), but here are the recent carnivals: Bent Attractions [July 10, 2006] Feminists [July 05, 2006] (Despite the criticism on how this edition … Continue reading

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On The Feminist Carnival, Privilege, and Objectivity

Reading blac[k]ademic, as I am known to do, I came across this excellent post by nubian, did i hurt your feelings?, on (white) feminism and (not) respecting minority spaces. First of all, I’m telling you all to put my post on hold and go read it. Now, not later.

Have you read nubian’s post yet? Yes? Good.

So, aside from thinking that I want to include it in my How to be a Real Nice Guy post, I was struck by this line:

the really upsetting part about this, is that the posting by nio was linked in the (white) carnival of feminists

“White carnival of feminsts??” I cried. Then my mind started inventing all these reasons why Niobium’s post would have been included in the carnival. The one I settled on was that the Feminist Carnival has a duty to be objective. It should include all of the feminisms, even the ones that contradict each other.

But… is that true? Is that true objectivity, and even if it is, is objectivity really useful in a carnival by feminists, for feminists? Continue reading

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New Carnival: Feminist SF

Ragnell has just informed me that the only love her new carnival has gotten so far has been from me and the author/artist of Planet Karen. This will simply not do! So, even though I haven’t plugged a carnival in … Continue reading

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Big Fat Carnival #3

The sex issue of the Big Fat Carnival is up on vegankid’s blog. The next issue will be August 6, 2006, on Body Impolitic.

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