Jun 27 2012

Amy said I could


Copyright Amy Davis Roth. All rights reserved.

Amy’s store is here.


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    Surly Amy

    Ophelia Benson has permission to use my copyright protected image for this post.

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    Apparently, the men who aren’t down with feminism find it harder to ignore discussions about sexism than to ignore sexism. (Or, I think they find the one more irritating to live with.)

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    Amy u r the coolest. ;)

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    What an excellent photo. You could even link to her store so people who want to support her can do so: http://www.etsy.com/shop/surly :)

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    Surly is the BEST!

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    Haha, man that guy has the gum all over his face. This is just the poopy icing on the garbage cake.

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    PS by that guy I mean thunderf00t. I realized that might not be obvious, and I’m having a dumb day…/week.

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    Robert B.

    That’s some excellent composition. The light and shadow, and especially the way the eyes in the background mural are positioned right over the edge of the poster.

    Also, totally checking out the jewelry, I’m in the market for pendants. Thanks for the link, Sarah!

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    Gen, Uppity Ingrate and Ilk

    Excellent. Lulz! Very, very excellent. Thanks both Ophelia and SurlyAmy. This is amazing.

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    Ophelia Benson

    Thanks for the link, Sarah (and duh me for not thinking of it). I added it to the post.

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    I’m assuming the post is about this, right?

    Or is there more I’m missing?

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    Ophelia Benson

    Yes, it’s about that.

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    I love the way that, when only the top part of the photograph is visible, the left hand of the woman holding the poster appears to belong to the woman in the mural.

    Related to the current situation: (via Lisa Millbank) the NYC Anarchist Bookfair has recently had similar problems with misogynistic objections to procedures intended to ensure safe space.

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