Category Archives: Sexism

So many things wrong with this video, Trek

I was watching video of Le Tour on YouTube, and I got bored and started looking for videos of pro women’s races, and then I got distracted by a shiny marketing video for a popular road bike, and then somehow … Continue reading

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The “New Woman” and Her Bicycle

The main figure in this image is presented in masculine dress, with a mannish face.  I think the rest of the images are poking fun- look at these women getting around independently and using simple machines to be more efficient … Continue reading

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Feminist Hulk

I love feministhulk. 140 CHARACTERS OF FEMINISM, YOGA, TEA, JUDITH BUTLER, COOKING, BIKES, GENDER, AND HEGEMONY-SMASHING GOODNESS! I don’t follow Twitter, so I subscribe to this on my RSS feed (Google Reader is one example of this) and the updates … Continue reading

Posted in Posts from other blogs, Sexism, Solidarity

“On my bicycle I felt like I was in a room of my own.”

This article in the Guardian, “For Zimbabwe’s women, a bicycle can be a tool of liberation,” warms the cockles of my heart.  The author describes Zimbabwe as a place where it can be dangerous to be a woman on the … Continue reading

Posted in Posts from other blogs, Sexism, Why we bike!

MKE’s Pedal Pusher Society- Introduction

I’ve been meaning to write this post for a long time.  Seeing the Beat It! movie finally motivated me to introduce you to the Pedal Pusher Society, “Milwaukee’s premier women and trans bike gang.” Their blog is so good (although … Continue reading

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My fault- I’m female

From the blog, myfaultimfemale.wordpress.com: Do you sometimes feel that you’re female, and it’s all your fault? MFIF (My fault, I’m female) is a blog that shares stories of women who’ve been made to feel it’s their fault that they are … Continue reading

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