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Magpie is a former journalist, attempted historian [No, you can't ask how her thesis is going], and full-time corvid of the lesbian persuasion. She keeps herself in birdseed by writing those bad computer manuals that you toss out without bothering to read them. She also blogs too much when she's not on deadline, both here and at Pacific Views.

Magpie roosts in Portland, Oregon, where she annoys her housemates (as well as her cats Medea, Whiskers, and Jane Doe) by attempting to play Irish music on the fiddle and concertina.

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Wednesday, April 5, 2006

Wooohooo! It's Carnival of Feminists 12!

It's the first Wednesday of the month, which makes it time for another edition of the Carnival of Feminists! You can read the 12th Carnival in all of its feminist bloggy glory if you head over here to Written World. As usual, it's an ecelectic collection of the best feminist posts from around the web.

This time, I'm excerpting those posts that didn't fall easily into any category:

Leisha experiences the reopening of old wounds, and realizes that "healing a wounded soul is never a finished task."

When the British Royal Couple visited Saudi Arabia, it seems that Camilla was given "honorary man" status, as evidenced by her wardrobe when compared to what Saudi women are permitted to wear.

Emma finds an article on Feminist bloggers, who they represent and what value they actually are to the Feminist movement at large.

Muse at Me-ander rants about how people treat her as opposed to how they treat her husband.

Debbie and Laurie have discovered a brand new species of Strawfeminist! The Attention Stealer.

A new women's poetry blog, Womb Poetry, is now accepting submissions.

And finally, "My Head's Not Worth Stink" from Dementia Blues, which was among the first submissions. Ragnell notes that she intended to include it, but didn't notice the date until today. Because it was her own mistake, she's including the old post.

You can read the rest of the 12th Carnival if you go here.

The 13th Carnival is coming up on Wednesday, April 19th, and it will be hosted by I See Invisible People. The theme for the 13th edition is Feminism and Challenges — physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. However, any post written after April 5 that addresses a woman's place in the world from a feminist point of view is welcome. To nominate a post, — and it's definitely okay to nominate one of your own — send an email to ISeeInvisiblePeople AT gmail.com. Or, if you prefer, you can use this submission form at the Blog Carnival home page.

The deadline for submitting a post to the 13th Carnival is midnight April 17th.

And if you want to keep posted on what's up with the Carnival of Feminists, bookmark the home page.

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