Are you ready for that dose of righteous anger? Cool. Here we go. First, today's videos. Yay! Orphan Black is back!
Literary/Entertainment: Nancy Reagan Turned Down Rock Hudson’s Plea For Help Nine Weeks Before He Died. I was a teen when all of that shit went down. I remember it well. It was an awful time in American History. And if there is any doubt that business thought and medicine are not compatible watch And the Band Played On. 14 older women rocking awesome hair (and proving that 'cool' has no age limit) Thanks for that, Serret! Also, I think I've a new hero: 'Mad Max' Costume Designer Jenny Beavan on Her Oscar Win: "I Don’t Mind in the Least If They Didn't Clap." The next article is a great one: Decolonise, not Diversify. Also, look into this: FUTURES OF WOMEN 2016.
General: Judge Claims Immigrant Toddlers Are Able To Represent Themselves ‘Fairly’ In Court. You know, if your job is so easy that a four-year-old can do it, perhaps this says more about you rather than it does about them? She Wanted to Do Her Research. He Wanted to Talk ‘Feelings.’ From the article: "Women are no longer a minority within higher education. According to the most recent statistics released by Unesco, women’s enrollment in graduate education in the United States has been greater than men’s for each of the last 30 years; as of 2012, there were 13 women enrolled for every 10 men. Yet, every school year, science, technology, engineering and math programs — known as the STEM fields — shed women the way the trees on campus lose their leaves in the fall." I keep seeing articles where the author acts all mystified re: these droves of women leaving the sciences. I suspect the reason is obvious, and it's fucking time to stop shrugging our shoulders about it. With Global Warming looming--I would say ahead, but it's already here--we need all the best and brightest minds working toward solutions. Humanity can no longer afford this shit. DEAR WHITE PEOPLE: HERE’S 10 WAYS TO TELL IF A BLACK PERSON ACTUALLY LIKES YOU. When Your Spouse Feels Like Your Mom and Doesn't Want to Bang You. And on speaking at a Catholic University and Censorship: Acts of Faith. Okay. This next link is awesome and yet at exactly the same time a perfect example of the "if women (or any minority) are 30% of a group, they are perceived as a majority. The Women Take Over. And Something Just Got In The Way Of Abortion Opponents’ Favorite Talking Point. The Facts. My Gen X Hillary problem: I know why we don’t “like” Clinton. That one reminds me of a conversation I had with my mother. About that fresh fruit you love so much. Kiddle: a search engine which endangers children. Lyft Apologizes After Driver Warns 'Hetero Males' About Trans Activist.
Trigger Warning: Responses To ‘The Hunting Ground’ Illustrate How Rape Culture Is Alive And Well On Campus, Anatomy of Doubt
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