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on the Harry Potter Buzz by Jane
the links from the Bitch Magazine homepage and decide for yourself
whether the popular Harry Potter series is just another in a
long series of dreary gender stereotypes.
Attendants Win OSHA Protection by
The Association of Flight Attendants Learn
how this overwhelmingly female workforce won important safety
protection. An AFA survey taken in 1998 revealed that flight
attendants had a sickness and injury rate 3 times that of other
Women in Medicine by the Feminist
Majority Foundation A
close look at what is happening with the growing numbers of
women entering the medical field. The picture is not as ugly
as it was a generation ago, but much remains to be done.
Ray Does It Her Way by Brooke Shelby
Ray of the Indigo Girls now has a solo album all her own. In
this article Amy talks about her music, her continuing work
with the Indigo Girls, and the women's indie music scene.
Basics: The Facts about WelfarebyWomen Employed The well known working women's advocacy
group patiently demolishes the myths about public assistance
in this factual, but very disturbing report. You will need the
free Adobe Acrobat Reader to view it, availableHERE.
the Digital Sisterhood by Lakshmi Chaudhry . A
disturbing February 2000 interview with Anita Borg of
the Institute for Women and Technology about the decline of
women in the computer science field.
CS Majors Declining posted by Roblimo. Reactions
to the Anita Borg "Digital Sisterhood" article from
the mostly male readers of Slashdot, the iconoclastic
computer geek website. A few of the guys get it.
Dot Coms by Kristin Lems. Feminist
singer/composer Kristin Lems pokes musical fun at those annoying
sites that litter up cyberspace. You will need a plugin to listen.
Details available on the site.
Chicana Feminism by various authors. Chicana
feminists define what feminism means to them. A variety of short
from " Photo Finish " by Sara Paretsky. Chicago's
favorite feminist detective, V.I. Warshawsky, takes on a new
case in this excerpt from a short story published in Family
December 2000 Salon
Racist Elephant in Our Living Room by Laura Flanders.
A sobering analysis of the systematic disenfranchisement of
Black voters in Florida during the recent Presidential election.
Read it and be enraged. Be very enraged.
Hot Zone by Paula Kamen.
A review of Rebecca Chalker's new book The Clitoral Truth:
The Secret World at Your Fingertips . Reviewer Paula Kamen
is a local Chicago writer and a strong supporter of the Herstory
of the Cave by Kathleen Trigiani. Provocative feminist
essays about John Gray's pop psychology "Men are from Mars.
Women are from Venus" series. Definitely not seen on Oprah.
to Cover by D.M. Brown. Announcement of a mystery
novel by feminist writer D.M. Brown. Also includes a message
board and opportunities for online chat.
by the Chicago Women's Graphics Collective