Good morning! Ready for that fresh cup of righteous anger? Cool. Here we go...
Literary/Entertainment: I walked out of the Brisbane Writer's Festival Keynote Address. This is why. Designers refuse to make clothes that fit American women, and it's a disgrace. The Plausible Diversity of Apples. Marvel's Luke Cage is the unapologetically Black Superhero show I've been waiting for. Justice League Stars support Standing Rock Sioux. Zoe Quinn caught red-handed trying to get on with her life. For Colored Girls Who are Tired of Lena Dunham When Her Racism is Enuf. Diversity in Film is Abysmal--but There is an Easy Way to Fix One Big Problem. Publishing While Female, Or Why I Stopped Internalizing Your Shit. What I Said When They Came for The Handmaid's Tale. How I Moved On From My What Not to Wear Style. Abstract Expressionism: Not Just Macho Heroes with Brushes. We Need Altnerate Realities Living Inside Girls of Color from Brooklyn. Finally, a Feminist Magazine, Kazoo, for Girls who Love Science and Climbing Trees. Fatness, Femininity, and the Media We Deserve. Nora Jemisin: I Would Love to Just Write and Not Have Everything Turned into a Political Battle.
General: 'Is That Not Genocide?' Pipeline Co. Bulldozing Burial Sites Prompts Emergency Motion. The damaging, unacceptable strain of sexism that destroyed Matt Lauer and NBC News. The Commander in Chief Forum was an embarrassment, but still enough to disqualify Trump. White nationalist movement growing much faster on Twitter than ISIS. Some dude just mansplained space to an actual astronaut. Writer defends 'Why I'll never date a Feminist' article after being mocked. The Lack of Gentle Platonic Touch in Men's Lives is a Killer. Meet the Anti-Abortion Activist who Now Controls Texas Women's Access to Reproductive Care. Dear Men, It's Not Okay to Hit On the Girl Who is Paid to Be Nice to You. The Moron's Case for Hillary Clinton. Karl Rove's Handbook. The Forgotten Way African Americans Stayed Safe in a Racist America. My Brother's Pregnancy. Elizabeth Smart Is Changing How the Mormon Church Talks about Women and Sex. The Sexism I Saw on Monday From the Media and Donald Trump was Appalling.
Trigger Warning: Flight Risk.
is a Science Fiction and Fantasy author living in Texas.