Good afternoon, y'all. Today's post will be short, alas. I'm still recovering from the great novel throw down. :) First, today's video (I'm so happy that Anita S. has returned to this work):
Literary/Entertainment: Get in the Picture: My Adventures in Correcting Yellowface. Yale English students call for end of focus on white male writers. BTW, the "Oh, sure. We agree this is bad, but we can't change because you won't understand the literary establishment if we don't continue to make you study it" excuse is circular logic. 7 Tips For Fighting Sexism In Hollywood, Courtesy Of Rose McGowan. Also, Kameron Hurley's collection of Feminist essays is out! The Geek Feminist Revolution.
General: The Symbolic Use of Women. Sorry weirdly happy rollerblading woman in white, here's a sanitary pad advert with actual blood. The Puzzling Vilification of Hillary, A Psychoanalyst’s Perspective. 5 Ways The Government Keeps Native Americans In Poverty. Woman Treated Like A Criminal For Refusing To Testify Against Her Abusive Boyfriend.To the women over forty and the twenty-somethings who write about them. The Male Gaze in a Math Book.
Trigger Warning: Here Is The Powerful Letter The Stanford Victim Read Aloud To Her Attacker. Campus rapist given lenient sentence to avoid "severe impact on him." And lastly, consider signing this petition to have the judge on the case removed from office.
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