Signal Boost: Really fantastic discussion of the pitfalls of OWS.
Signal Boost: Michelle Murrain is looking for funding for her novel.
Signal Boost: Help underprivileged you have a safe space to read.
Rates of abuse in lesbian households –> 0%.
Women banned from speaking at an OBGYN conf.
Thank goodness this woman was able to get her abortion funded.
A bit of help for the bicycle-riding ladies.
Not everyone is laughing, but that MIGHT be because they suck.
A critique of the mental health industry
<3 RuPaul! <3
Here’s something from Clutch Magazine (I found the link on Womanist
Musings) about black women’s biopics we’d love to see.
My personal choice: Biddy Mason. She’s remembered now as a philanthropist, but to be one of the first black land owner, a business woman, etc., in nineteenth century CA suggests to me she was hardcore.
“Education cuts aren’t smart”
Why don’t women care that Common is ignorant? <– Not so sure how I feel about this: from what I remember, several black feminist bloggers did some really great posts on the misogyny in progressive rap. I can’t find them right now, because I’m still unpacking/moving in, but someone help me out here.
Courtesy of SF_Drama on Livejournal:
, controversial journalist Jim Sterling wrote an article on Destructoid about why
Nathan Drake of the Uncharted game franchise would make for a
fantastic homosexual character. Somebody on N4G liked it and re-posted
the article, which resulted in an eruption of comments along the lines
of “Homosexuality is just as bad as rape and murder”, “homosexuality
is a sin”, “just because I don’t want a character to be homosexual
doesn’t make me a homophobe” and “WHY WOULD YOU WANT TO BE GAY WHEN
FEMALES ARE SO MUCH MORE ATTRACTIVE THAN GUYS!?”
Hooray for Snowy Day!
I have been hearing a bit of flap about whether the portrayal of
Irene Adler in the new updated version of “Sherlock” is sexist or not.
From what I’ve heard, I think it pretty clearly is, but Moffat appears
to be defending it.
Watch out, pregnant ladies!
A review of the American version of Girl With a Dragon Tattoo
A review of The Dovekeepers
The last Rosewood survivor remembers.
One brother sticks up for another’s preference for a female character-centred game (and female-gendered coloured controller for it).
equally heart-warming as it is heart-breaking. The little kid is
choosing his identity, the older brother is helping him, and the
father — obviously deeply entrenched in the type of false narrative
that Jennifer was talking about — cannot appreciate his son for what