CONGRATS TO STACEYANN CHIN!!!
Beyonce and slut-shaming.
This is a really powerful op-ed.
Some gorgeous images of chic afros.
Abuse survivors speak out
Saddest kids’ book EVER.
From Cassandra: Some kick ass girls!
In defense of Y tu mama tambien
How sexists find girls.
Are Puerto Ricans and other Latinos with US citizenship not welcome in the Tequila Party?
Oh, Ron Paul.
<3 Oh, Audre Lorde.
Tea Party wants slavery removed from textbooks.
Apparently a guy in the audience of an improv performance confessed to raping a woman and he thought it would be funny for the players to act it out…
Fashion choices for women over fifty.
Whaaaaaaat. The Human Project app looks AMAZING.
From SunlessNick: Is Mad Men a soap opera?
“There has been a long history of people with more power or more privilege using more familiar names or forms of address, like dropping titles, to create a sense of intimacy without the permission of the other person.”
Death threats on the rise for women bloggers.
Lately there’s been alot of talk in the Doctor Who fandom whether or not head writer Steven Moffat is sexist.
Monica Coleman talks about why she writes about depression and mental health issues as a woman and Christian.
Hahaha, guess what’s on Toronto’s only dead-drop.
ETA: Forgot to post this: someone’s having a book grab!
Criticism of US tropes in fiction. Some of those seem post-Enlightenment, Western tropes to me… plus y’all know how I feel about literacy rights, so the assumption that people in a nation with dramatically rising rates of illiteracy “can’t be bothered” to deal with subtitles is weird to me. Other than those two points, I really agree with the poster’s main point: that there’s a Western/American stranglehold on media production.
Also, in googling the links above, I found this really neat concept for teaching reading.