- Five Stages of Reading the Novelization of Star Trek: The Motion Picture
- For The Bloodiest Tales In American Music, A Revenge-Themed Sequel I love this.
- Stanford historian re-examines practice of racial ‘passing’ “I’m not as interested in what people gained by being white, but rather in what they lost by not being black.”
- Black Bodies, Black Holes: Regarding Eve Ensler’s Colonialist and Messianic Fantasies
- Read the “Stomach-Churning” Sexual Assault Accusations Against R. Kelly in Full “The saddest fact I’ve learned is nobody matters less to our society than young black women. Nobody.”
- This Year in Bad Cops
- Today is the feast day of William Lloyd Garrison
- Superhero cartoon execs don’t want largely female audiences
- Lobotomy For World War II Veterans: Psychiatric Care by U.S. Government
- Saving Mr. Banks Is a Corporate, Borderline-Sexist Spoonful of Lies
- Climate change expert’s fraud was ‘crime of massive proportion,’ say feds Holy SHIT.
- Damsels In Distress: Why Do So Many Contemporary Women Read Old-Fashioned Romance Novels? or, [Clickbait Headline About Romance Novels and Ladies]
- I Was Sexually Harassed Onstage At a Comic Convention Panel I am super-bothered by the people in comments trying to figure out who the harassing dude was. If someone doesn’t want to identify their harasser, we need to respect that.
- I Spent a Month Living in a Romanian Sexcam Studio
- Wake up to North Korea’s horror camps
- When “Life Hacking” Is Really White Privilege Seriously. Ser.i.ous.ly.
- I Got Myself Arrested So I Could Look Inside the Justice System
- Ayn Rand-loving CEO destroys his empire
- Why I want Bitcoin to die in a fire
- An Open Letter to Caitlin Moran and mildredandbobbin writes eloquently about the entire situation. And I can’t stop thinking about what Caitlin Moran did…
- Mary Robinette Kowal’s thought on fanfic
- Let’s Talk About Reviews How about we not?
- Simultaneous Interpreting This is really really interesting.
- Portraits of Mothers with Their One-Day-Old Babies I thought these portraits were really beautiful.
- Zoinks! Tracing The History Of ‘Zombie’ From Haiti To The CDC
- Lots of awesome Frozen fan art. I probably won’t go see this, but I love all these interpretations.
- Waistcoat Ripper: When Heroines Rape the Hero in Romance
- Crowdfunded Anthologies: Concerns For Writers
- Gender Parity and Cover Art
- A week into house arrest, Ed Kramer requesting more freedom GROSS.
- Taking A Magnifying Glass To The Brown Faces In Medieval Art
- Sex, lies and the Internet: The tale of Lena Chen
- Literary Feuds of 2013 and 2013 Juice Box Awards: Odd Author Interaction of the Year
- Patriarchy’s Magic Trick: How Anything Perceived As Women’s Work Immediately Sheds Its Value
- Reading Every Book
- Ainu’s women’s tattooed lips On the one hand: this is really interesting. On the other: there’s something about the way this is written that feels really voyeuristic/exploitative.
- Susannah Breslin discloses how much she was paid for various freelance writing gigs.
- Bee portraits like you’ve never seen before
This happened, too–not linking because I don’t want to give this jackass any traffic but man. I am so very proud. And I’m in some fantastic company. Stupidosphere is just about the right word for it.
FYI: I’m only jittery because I drink too much coffee. And I’m going to get a coffee mug that proudly proclaims that I am all that is wrong in SFF today.
She dabbles in writing speculative fiction and poetry, but non-fiction is her bread and butter. She’s known for her coverage of various issues within genre around sexism and harassment, and can be found on Twitter as @eilatan.
With Annalee Flower Horne, she is a co-founder of the intersectional geek blog, The Bias.
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