Tag Archives: Feminism

What to buy a Gasoline Gypsy?

Perhaps some of my readers are looking for Christmas gift ideas (hi mom and dad, and Scott!)? Well, as a Librarian I highly approve of the Icelandic tradition calledĀ Jolabokaflod, or the “Christmas Book Flood.” In an article by NPR, it is explained that on the eve of December 24th everyone in Iceland gives each other […]

The Two Patriarchies, and Why Skateistan Rules

On International Women’s Day I noticed on my Facebook newsfeed a lot of celebration of women from developing countries, and countries that have had a history of oppressing women. The photos show women who have raised themselves up and rebelled for the sake of their daughters and sisters, and taken on daring roles in their […]