Femmostroppo Reader – June 6, 2010

Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. What did I miss? Please share what you've been reading (and writing!) in the comments.

  • Linkspam: Unpacking the invisible knapsack Straight privilege edition
  • – Plenty of reading to chew on

  • But why shouldn’t she take some responsibility too for the rape?
  • – “It is not a perfect world, as you say, but while we’re wondering why 17 year old girls can’t be a little more cautious let’s also wonder why men can’t be a lot more decent. Rape stops when rapists stop raping.” TRIGGER ALERT but a great, great post

  • Drop It Like It’s Hot
  • – Renee’s weekly linkfest

  • Choosing one's race — or not — as the country browns
  • – “And that’s where the quote at the beginning of the post comes in. We have all of this kumbaya mixing of other racial groups — with their offspring having the ability to choose how they identify culturally and officially when they fill out a form. Through no fault of their own, if a multiracial child has nappy hair and a broader nose, most people will make an assumption they are black, even if they are fair skinned; it’s more than just skin tone and a paper bag test. “

  • Girly geeky lit
  • – “A lot of the fannish geeks here are all over great stuff by women, I imagine, but some (ahem, me) aren’t so much. So here’s a thread for those of you who are on top of your recommendations: women fiction authors, especially ones that you think of as somehow geeky (by genre, or style, or… geek vibe).”

  • Thursday Links
  • – great weekly reading

Disclaimer/SotBO: a link here is not necessarily an endorsement of all opinions of the post author(s) either in the particular post or of their writing in general.


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