I need to get my hands on a copy of this book, because it looks WONDERFUL.
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... who thinks the Speck logo looks like a butthole?
Today’s Jez main page article about Party City banning from their Facebook page a woman who questioned their gendered costume policy made me remember a couple of articles I came across recently, and I thought I’d share. The first is Everybody in Dresses: Why Does Gender Neutral Clothing Always Mean ‘Boy’ Clothes for…
I need to stay the fuck off the Gawker main page, at least first thing in the morning. Who ARE these cretins?
I just rediscovered this, and I’m really feeling it. I love me a good manifesto.
I just saw this article from Margaret Atwood published today on Medium, and thought y’all might also be interested in it. I have such affection for Atwood’s work, and writing about possible worlds to come—as she does here—is her forte.
As I mentioned yesterday, today’s episode of Fresh Air was about vocal fry and other speech patterns that women are criticized for. It’s a great listen.
The article Imaginaryfireworks linked to the other day really articulated a lot of important issues around patriarchal masculinity—if you haven’t read it, you should. Today, someone sent me this decidedly lighter take on the problems with patriarchal masculinity. Thought you’d all enjoy:
If you didn’t see this over the weekend, a video came out that shows police in Texas terrorizing black kids at a pool party where some kind of fight had broken out. Be warned that the video is seriously disturbing. This was posted to the Salad Bowl and shared to GT yesterday, but it’s since fallen off of the front…
I grew up in rural New England, and for some reason, I’ve been feeling heartsick for it lately. (I now live in a big city that’s far enough away that taking trips back requires time and money that I don’t often have.) In my totally subjective judgment, it’s the most beautiful place in the world.
This interview with Farajii Muhammad:
"I'm just not entirely sure a big red arrow pointing right is the best logo for a Democratic candidate, is all." New Yorker cartoon from Emily Flake. (It really is a terrible logo.)
So this is a week late, but the Bold Italic did an April Fools' joke this year, which, despite being pretty obviously a joke, still managed to fool some people. If you're in need of a laugh this morning, I highly recommend reading the comments.
Check it out—it's a quick read!
So many times in my life, I've sensed that a man I'm talking to is processing everything I'm saying through a kind of filter. And apparently, I haven't been imagining things. Being aware that your perspective is being discounted without justification is frustrating—infuriating even—in such a way that, for men who…
The comments on the Gizmodo article about Vivek Wadhwa and women in tech are really disappointing. I can't deal with any more comments suggesting that feminists are sputtering harpies who are upset that Wadhwa is heroically fighting for gender equality just because he's a MAN, misandry!!!, etc. I'm also really not a…
I love this. This is some of my favorite street art, and I'm happy to see that the artist is still making these, and expanding even further the number and kinds of women that are represented in her work. Thought y'all might enjoy, too! The videos at the link are worth watching.