Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. Please add interesting links of your own in the comments.
- Too Fat for SCOTUS
- Fat is a Feminist Issue
- Stop It Before It Starts: Part 2
- Totally Not Sexist
- We’re Not Planning A Slave Uprising
- Critical Reporting
- What I Learned On NPR This Morning by Anthony McCarthy
- You cannot assess a person’s health by looking at them
- Pakistani pop singer killed
- RIP Marilyn French
- It's the newest product you don't need, and will make you feel bad about yourself.
- Western Painted Turtle of the Week (and some lite blaming)
– Liss on the US Supreme Court debate and links to great pieces on how sexism informs fat hatred
– more on the horrified reaction to the probability of another woman on the US Supreme Court
– must-read about undetected rapists who premeditate their attacks and who rely on misunderstandings that they deliberately construct
– yeah, totally
– Quote: “If a simple gathering of friends can be perceived of as a threat or at least noteworthy enough to draw concern, then our mere presence in any space must be substantiated by whiteness.”
– smell the sexism and racism in the arguments against Sotomayer for the US Supreme Court.
– Quote: “Protecting allegedly “American” corporations, good, pure and right.
Protecting indisputably American workers, evil, corrupt and disastrous.
You got that?”
– damn straight
– Quote: “Do we pay too little attention to the oppression of women in other countries, or do we pay too much?”
– A fact I didn’t know included
– Twisty sums up the hyperventilating about anonymous philanthropy targeting women in education perfectly