Items of interest found recently in my RSS feed. Please add interesting links of your own in the comments.
- My Raging Narcissism: Now Including 51% of the Earth's Population!
- Loud and Clear
- Actually, attacking women is hurting women.
- Sex Drives and Eating Disorders.
- Why Aren’t Women To Blame For Domestic Violence In Saudi Arabia?
- This Breaks My Heart
- Wanda Sykes Takes It To Rush Limbaugh
- Shopping for computers is tough!
- regarding the difference between embracing and exploiting geek culture
- IR Shuttle
- Study: Why CuteOverload is Critical to Your Work
- Quoth Elsevier: "Whoops, I did it again." (Six times, actually)
- Atheists Caused Religion!
- The whitewashing of Indigenous Australian characters?
- Report: Obama can stop the discharge of openly gay and lesbian service members now
– Sady beats down another meme discounting women’s opinions and experiences.
– elle writes a classic slapdown of racist condescension on Shakesville in response to some fuckneck implying that African Americans just don’t “listen” to Republicans
– A must-read from Jill Filipovic
– food for thought
– Renee notes how our media routinely blames women for being victims everywhere except where they can demonise Muslims as wifebeaters and thus Islam as inherently violent – what fuels the violence for all the other wifebeaters on the planet?
– DADT still insane
– And uses pejorative language about addiction to do so – quote: “The most difficult thing about convictions is putting them into action when they apply to people that we despise.”
– Echoing Sarah Hepola: Ugggh.
– co-opting – it never gets old
– click through to the photo in this one
– Ha! Take that, people who are pejorative about bloggers posting photos of their cats!
– Elsevier astroturfs for Big Pharma with a fake peer reviewed journals six times since 2000 – allegedly only in Australia. We’ll see.
– interesting hypothesis
– How does our entertainment media handle indigenous characters?
– but he’s not doing it