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Carnival of Empty Cages 2

Welcome to the second issue of the Carnival of Empty Cages, the collection of blog posts celebrating compassion, veganism, and animals. This issue’s theme is passion. What gets you going? Read on to find out. Continue reading

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Carnival of Empty Cages: Last Call for Submissions

I just got home from helping put on Veganfest, my school’s animal rights club’s annual dinner, and feeding 200 hungry people yummy vegan food. Just in time to remind you all to get those submissions for the Carnival of Empty … Continue reading

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Erase Racism Carnival #1

The first issue of the Erase Racism Carnival is up at Ally Work. Topics are The Realities of Whiteness, The Problem of Colorblindness, The Prospect of Seeing Our Common Humanity, and The Cultural Representation of Whiteness. Check it out–Ally Work … Continue reading

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Carnival of Empty Cages: First Call for Submissions

I am hosting the second issue of the Carnival of Empty Cages here on June 1, 2006. You can submit posts via the web form or E-mailing at lakedesire@gmail.com by May 30, 2006. To quote my original pre-call: The issue’s … Continue reading

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A Declaration of Ambiguity

As I find myself being more and more vague when talking about dating, I realize that nobody knows what my sexual orientation is. Maybe I’m becoming more aware from getting closer to my queer friends, or finally feeling comfortable enough to talk about sex when I talk to other women (of all persuasions).

Well, it’s about time I outed myself in honor of Blog Against Heteronormity Day because heteronormity is what made me default to straight. Well, this is my first public admittance: I don’t consider myself a heterosexual.

It feels good to say that. So what am I? Continue reading

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Today is Blog Against Heteronormativity Day

Today is “Blog Against Heteronormativity Day” (April 22). Instigated and hosted by Nubian at Blac(k)ademic, this blogging event aims to raise awareness about heteronormativity. If you’re participating, or if you just want to show your support, you can pick up … Continue reading

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Carnival of Feminists Issue 13 out now!

Issue number 13 of The Carnival of Feminists is out now! Hosted by Terry of I See Invisible People, this issue offers up a diverse collection of writings from feminist blogs. Well done Terry. Do stop by and leave a … Continue reading

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Carnival of Bent Attractions #5

Better late than never, neh? The Carnival of Bent Attractions #5 is up over at jay sennett jaywalks. No topics per say, but Jay has this to say: “Each submissions reminds of the importance of our bodies, that we live … Continue reading

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Carnival of Feminists XII

The Carnival of Feminists XI is out at Written World. Topics include sexy heroines, comics, body image, television, the Duke Rapes, birth and more. There are a lot of new-comers to the carnival included I recommend checking out.

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Big Fat Carnival

The second edition of the Big Fat Carnival is up at This ain’t livin’. Topics include positive body image, love of food, fat portrayal in the media, and self esteem. And if you haven’t heard, the third Radical Women of … Continue reading

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