David Attenborough: If We Don't Limit Our Population Growth, the Natural World Will. “A Plague on Earth” David Attenborough, renowned British naturalist and TV presenter, has some pretty scathing words for humanity: “We are a plague on Earth.”
Attenborough made that statement to the Radio Times back 2013, but it’s far from the only time he’s shared his controversial views on population growth. Attenborough has made it clear that he believes that at the rate humans are growing we will soon be unable to feed or house ourselves. It’s an uncomfortable truth, but one that needs to be faced, especially for anyone who agrees with Attenborough that humans have become a plague on this planet — a relentless force of destruction tearing its way through a world shared with other creatures.
“It’s coming home to roost over the next 50 years or so. The rapid growth of our population is making it very difficult for the world to address several serious environmental challenges. Gay Men and the Sexual History of the Political Left - Gert Hekma, Harry Oosterhuis. Explore the development of left-wing sexual politics from the 1830s to the present, documenting communist, socialist, and anarchist views toward homosexuality and the involvement of homosexuals with the left.
50 Fascinating Works of Angela Carter Fan Art. Angela Carter is one of those rare writers who has not only readers but fans.
That is, those who not only love her work but who also use it to self-identify, who make it a part of their lives, and in this case, who make art about it. There is a lot of Angela Carter fan art out there. Perhaps you would like to see some of it. NB: I’m using the term “fan art” here to refer to work by amateur artists and illustrators as well as established ones, so long as the the artwork in question was never actually used as official art for any of Carter’s books.
They read the book; they made the art. “The Company of Wolves,” by Emily W. “The Bloody Chamber” by Iro Tsavala, shortlisted in the Folio Society competition to illustrate The Bloody Chamber. Curation Forward. Reflective Commentary on the Process of Curation.
Joey Gibbs's Blog - Player Agency, Critical States, and Games as Formal Systems. The following blog post, unless otherwise noted, was written by a member of Gamasutra’s community.
The thoughts and opinions expressed are those of the writer and not Gamasutra or its parent company. Hello again true believers, and welcome to another of Joey's (pen)weekly blog posts! Introduction: Feminist Game Studies - Ada: A Journal of Gender, New Media, and Technology. Just over a year ago, Anita Sarkeesian launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund a video project exploring the representation of women in digital games.
When the funding campaign for her project “Tropes vs. Women in Video Games” began, Sarkeesian was already an established feminist media critic. Her videos touched upon a range of subjects, from liquor ads to BitTorrent, from LEGOs to Kanye West. List of feminist literature. Feminist literature is fiction or nonfiction which supports the feminist goals of defining, establishing and defending equal civil, political, economic and social rights for women.
It often identifies women's roles as unequal to those of men – particularly as regards status, privilege and power – and generally portrays the consequences to women, men, families, communities and societies as undesirable. The following is a list of feminist literature, listed by year of first publication, then within the year alphabetically by title (using the English title rather than the foreign language title if available/applicable). Books and magazines are in italics, all other types of literature are not and are in quotation marks. References lead when possible to a link to the full text of the literature. 15th century 16th century 17th century 18th century 19th century Explicit cookie consent. AT A press screening of “Batman v Superman”, Henry Cavill had barely taken a step on to the stage when the applause was punctuated by a female voice from the back shouting “TAKE YOUR TOP OFF!”
Though Mr Cavill politely laughed—demurring “No, thank you”—his recent complaint that he is objectified by female fans has caused more than a few eyes to roll. Data collected by researchers at USC Annenberg and the Harnisch Foundation might validate Mr Cavill’s claim. France adopts the Nordic model. On April 6, 2016, the French National Assembly recognized prostitution as a form of violence against women, voting to criminalize the purchase of sex in France.
Under the new law, prostituted people will be decriminalized and men who are caught buying sex will be subject to fines. Cis meaning.
Post-Feminisms. Cyberfeminisms. Feminisms & Pornography. Monstrous Feminine. Intersectionality. The Largest Ever Analysis of Film Dialogue by Gender: 2,000 scripts, 25,000 actors, 4 million lines. Film Dialogue from 2,000 screenplays, Broken Down by Gender and Age Lately, Hollywood has been taking so much shit for rampant sexism and racism.
The prevailing theme: white men dominate movie roles. But it’s all rhetoric and no data, which gets us nowhere in terms of having an informed discussion. How many movies are actually about men? We didn’t set out trying to prove anything, but rather compile real data.
History of Feminism. Women in Computing. Feminism & Digital Humanities. Feminism: Online Courses & MOOC's. Grassroots Activism & Online Feminisms. Feminist Fiction. Feminist Web Fiction. Feminist Art. Anti Feminism / Manosphere. Intersectionality. Woman-being.