Bored at work? Check out these links of great interest!
Starbucks wants you to think they’re local! :-/
TroubleInChina has a great post talking about the realness of women’s bodies.
The Atlantic talks about a major longitudinal study done at Harvard on happiness and mental health.
Feel like talking about The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland? This Livejournal community might be just the place for you!
OMG. The marked-up version of Palin’s resignation speech rocks my grammatical socks.
This is a very cute story about the lesbian couple behind An Unadulterated Love: Young and Gay at 90.
The Indigenous Law Journal is looking for submissions.
Rod2.0 has a great post up on the arrest of Henry Louis Gates. I like the comments where they’re debating the usefulness/radicalism of the black bourgeosie. The Nation has a pretty sweet analysis up too.
ThePrettyYear talks about tight clothes, class, and “sleazy” bodies.
For the first time ever, Miss England is black!
Calitics explains what-the-hecks? of the California budget thingies.
TwoWolfMoon discusses “cross-playing” — what it’s like to role-play as a male character.
Nikke Alex has helped to create green jobs for Navajo youth.
The Lashers of LKH_Lashouts are offering some great book suggestions in this [since locked] thread on race. Be prepared for some serious race!fail by some commentators.
These links are NOT safe for work but are still of great interest!
BlackSexxxology talks about Asian men in porn.
(Quick call for help: does anyone want to recommend a blog or link round-up focusing on politics, sex, and race? I look at BlackSexxxology and Sugasm, but if we’re going to do this NSFW work section I’d like to know more sources and have it show up more frequently.)