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Douze ans de mariage gay en Hollande : un bilan terrifiant

Douze ans de mariage gay en Hollande : un bilan terrifiant
A la Gay Pride d’Amsterdam, le 3 août 2012 (MARGRIET FABER/AP/SIPA) Voilà presque douze ans que deux hommes ou deux femmes peuvent aussi se marier aux Pays-Bas. L’ouverture du mariage était une première mondiale, les pays scandinaves ayant jusqu’alors inventé de nouvelles formes de contrats pour les couples du même sexe. C’était un lundi matin, au lycée où j’enseigne le français, au lendemain de l’énorme cortège des opposants à l’égalité entre hétéros et homos (il faut bien appeler ça par son nom) avec des slogans haineux et des serre-tête bleu marine. La télévision néerlandaise avait ouvert le journal du dimanche soir sur des images spectaculaires et un commentaire ahuri de la correspondante à Paris, du style « des centaines de milliers de Français refusent l’égalité pour les homos ». « Pourquoi les gens étaient dans la rue ? Ma classe de cinquième (première classe de collège ici) est un peu nerveuse et je leur demande ce qui ne va pas. Bref, le prof est nul. Et depuis ? Enfin si. Related:  Gender ?

Top 10 banned or challenged classic novels During Banned Books Week it’s good to make an extra effort not only to get interested in banned books, but also spread the word about the issue among book lovers. We shared the other day a great infographic about banned comics and graphic novels. The one we are excited to show below was created by the team from BookPal, an online store offering quantity discounts on books bought in bulk. Based on the figures from American Library Association, the infographic presents 10 famous novels which were banned or challenged in the United States over time. The infographic shows the reasons for banning each book, as well as a number of challenges: by year and by reason. It’s good to observe that book banning is a downward trend. Click or tap on the image to enlarge. More infographics on Ebook Friendly: About Friendly Staff A team of ebook geeks, sharing cool stuff related to ebooks, digital publishing, and the future of books. PostsTwitterFacebook Leave a comment Get free updates via email Amazon $38.20

Yes Naomi Wolf, feminists are attacked. But sucking it up is not the answer | Caroline Criado-Perez I led a campaign this year asking the Bank of England to keep a woman on its banknotes. Following its success, I was treated to a tour of the dark depths of Twitter, which unleashed a torrent of graphic and violent rape and death threats upon me. In an interview, Naomi Wolf referred to this, implying that I had retreated to my "parlour" when things got "difficult". The other day, I read a brilliant article in Wired by Laura Hudson, called Die Like a Man: The Toxic Masculinity of Breaking Bad. And this is the problem with Wolf's comments – and comments like hers. Strong claim, I know. Wolf is right to say that feminists will come in for abuse. As a society we need to grow up and get out of the playground. Part of the point of having a feminist movement rather than a feminist solo enterprise is that it's not just about one person's drive for success, glory and power.

Actes de la journée d'étude sur la conservation-restauration des documents graphiques, de la théorie à la pratique Lundi 15 avril 2013 BnF, site François-Mitterrand La théorie de la conservation et de la restauration des documents graphiques (livres, documents d’archives, documents d’arts graphiques), était le fil conducteur de cette journée, qui insistait sur la façon dont cette théorie se met au service de la pratique d’un restaurateur dans son action quotidienne, quels en sont les intérêts et les éventuelles limites. Pour tenter de donner un éclairage nouveau sur ces aspects dans une profession à la fois ancienne et récente, la question du métier des conservateurs-restaurateurs a également été abordée au cours de deux interventions, du point de vue sociologique et anthropologique. Présidents de séance : Thierry Aubry, Fabienne Le Bars Ouverture de la journée par Jacqueline Sanson, directrice générale de la BnF De la pratique à la théorie : une déontologie née dans les ateliers Quels sont les principes actuels de la déontologie de la conservation-restauration ? Table ronde

Do stay-at-home mothers upset you? You may be a motherist | Zoe Williams 'If you were pushing anyone who couldn’t walk but wasn’t a baby, people would happily put themselves out a bit.' Photograph: Rex Features/J.Norden/IBL Dr Aric Sigman, at a conference convened by Mothers At Home Matter (if you want a clue, as to its agenda, I refer you to the name), warned of the rise of "motherism"; a prejudice against stay-at-home mothers. Sigman is well known for his re-traditionalising intentions, to which end he has been accused of misrepresenting behavioural and neurological evidence, a claim he has denied. I think the only way you could gain approval for your time-management, as a mother, would be to look after your children all the time as well as working full-time but for some socially useful enterprise (ideally voluntary work), while never relying on a man for money, yet never claiming benefits either, but God forbid that you should have a private income. 1) What they say: "I don't see why mothers need these enormous buggies" 2. 3. 4.

Chasse aux livres : Comparateur de prix de livres Natascha McElhone: it's time to find an app for gender equality | Society | The Observer The other day I woke up very early and started reading a script. It was pretty good: thoughtful, political, about a newspaper after the Leveson inquiry. The female character I was reading for was an editor in her late thirties – let's call her Sophie – and she was described thus: "Sophie enters frame and walks towards us, she is surprisingly attractive for such a powerful woman." Various other alarm bells started ringing throughout the household rather than the "casual sexism" one. I made breakfast and cajoled various small people into finishing homework so we could set off for school. Another instance of sexism being increasingly internalised, accepted? I had a brief conversation at the school gate with a woman who worked in the media and has a couple of daughters and a son. I went into a newsagent on the way home and as I was buying a paper I was surrounded by the usual glut of magazines with images that I think I have become inured to most of the time. I handed over my money.

Should I Remove It, un guide des programmes à désinstaller Mercredi 16 octobre Logiciels - 16 octobre 2013 :: 10:46 :: Par Should I Remove It est un petit outil qui vous indique quels sont les logiciels potentiellement néfastes installés sur votre ordinateur. On le sait, l’immense majorité des lecteurs de Presse-Citron sont des personnes consciencieuses qui traitent leur ordinateur avec amour et respect. Ces mêmes personnes portent donc une attention toute particulière à ce qu’elles installent et ce qu’elles téléchargent. Elles essaient d’éviter du mieux possible tout contenu dangereux qui pourrait créer une faille de sécurité dans leur système. Adieu toolbar Si jamais vous désirez vous prémunir contre tous ces logiciels peu fréquentables ou que votre ordinateur est déjà rempli de ces sales bêtes, il existe un outil qui pourrait vous aider. Plus pédagogue qu’autoritaire Un outil, pas un antivirus, ni une vérité absolue Attention, Should I Remove It est un simple outil et il ne doit en aucun cas se substituer à autre chose. Should I Remove It

If you're a feminist you'll be called a man-hater. You don't need rebranding | Laurie Penny Nobody likes a feminist. At least not according to researchers at the University of Toronto, following a study where it emerged that people still defer to stereotypes about "typical" feminist activists, stereotypes including "man-hating" and "unhygienic". These stereotypes are apparently seriously limiting the appeal of women's liberation as a lifestyle choice. Feminism is a mess, and needs to sort itself out. Elle seems to think so too. The rebranding of feminism as an aspirational lifestyle choice, a desirable accessory, as easy to adjust to as a detox diet and just as unthreatening, is not a new idea. It is not "young women today" who need to be convinced that feminism remains necessary and "relevant". The stereotype of the ugly, unfuckable feminist exists for a reason – because it's still the last, best line of defence against any woman who is a little too loud, a little too political.