NASA DISCOVERS NEW FORM OF LIFE!
A priest hires a hitman to kill abuse survivor.
Young people protest educational cuts — this blogpost describes their bravery, courage, and idealism in the face of a bitter, angry state.
More fallout from that rape apologist Jezebel article. >_< Seriously, WTF Jezz? BUT SERIOUSLY WON’T SOMEONE THINK OF THE SEX DEPRIVED MEN??? (this last link is in Finnish — a reader emailed it to me, but I’ve lost zer email . I think it was in reference to this hilarious thread on dot_poly_snark)
Disney says: SHOW US YOUR TITS or gtfo.
Comics journo Rich Johnston notes that most non-comics fans who’ve heard of Green Lantern know him from the cartoon, where he’s a black man; and out of them, “a number seem to have been surprised to see the trailer for the movie. Which shows the white Green Lantern character portrayed by a white actor”.
Sunitha Krishnan talks about sex slavery and activism. Do NOT read the comments.
Here’s a vintage ad! Of an iron!
There’s a quote in there about how Jessica Alba was directed in FF2, where basically she was told to tone down her acting because it messed up her face. The article, of course, glosses over it, and the comments are horrifying but it seems like you guys would be interested in it.
Uhhh, wtf?? Be careful with the online shopping, kids. One woman’s story reveals how careful you have to be as a consumer… and how lax credit card companies are about identity theft.
The Shadow Scholar shares some truths about academic capitalism, the ivory tower, and cheating.
Today‘s the day to love your body!
Speaking of loving your body: let’s apply an intersectional analysis to black girls’ struggles with obesity.
Instead of saying, “It gets better,” how about we rethink how we teach gender and sexuality?
Some critical reflection on Star Trek’s Prime Directive.
Literacy tutor as a neighborhood institution
Why the beef between Nicki Minaj and Lil Kim is more than just cattiness.
Hat-tip to KickAction: TAKE BACK THE TECH!
So hey! Why don’t women leave abusers? Irene Bedard’s story is one of ongoing harassment.
HOLY SHIT, I thought the whole thing with TSA was dangerous and politically problematic but it’s also all up in your DNA
HAHA An underground rap group in Denmark was in it for the lulz
WTF, Apple? I guess misogyny isn’t hate speech.