Bored at work? Check out these links of great interest!
The ladies at Smart Bitches/Trashy Books talk about the historical facts NOT included in romance fiction.
Cristin at Self.com continues to model sane, healthy eating habits. Michelle of Pretty Year reflects on the nuttery of weight and BMI — she’s posted the results of her guess her weight challenge, and shows that BMI is weird and arbitrary. Gabi at Young, Fat, and Fabulous reports on the FFFashion Week, which will feature full figure designer fashions.
Center of Gravitas offers advice for LGBT-identified graduate students looking for work in the present academic climate. Jenn at Reappropriate talks about the politics of queer, focusing on Margeret Cho’s recent interviews.
Jezebel criticizes Marvel’s stupid attempt to make superheroines into the cast of Sex in the City. Is it bad I’m a little intrigued? All I’m saying is that it might be an entertaining trainwreck.
Megan Jhu at New University is all WHAT THE HECK? over the way girls are getting discouraged from being tomboys. She thinks about that in terms of the fashions getting marketed to tweens.
TroubleInChina offers some astute analysis of the role disabled characters play in the media.