- The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook Feed
- The Snapchat and The Platypus Kids these days with their technology.
- Delightful profile of Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer from Vanity Fair
- Thorns in My Throat: Writing Through the Scars Amazing essay by Shveta Thakrar about finding her voice.
- Revenge Porn Dude Wants His Personal Info Removed From Internet Lolol Last I looked, the comments were full of utterly delightful GIFs.
- What Kind of Man Joins the Men’s Rights Movement? Ones that’ll make your skin crawl!
- No Boys Allowed: School visits as a woman writer Shannon Hale talks about a thing that happens when she does school visits–only the girls are given permission to miss class to come to her talk and yet when there’s a male author, all students get permission. This is a really, really, really important thing that folks need to talk about.
- And that leads into this post from K. Tempest Bradford: Let’s Talk About “Comfort Zones” in which she talks about some of the reaction to her xoJane piece on her challenge to readers. Much of the reaction? Has been double-plus ungood in a way that’s really baffling. Do people really dislike reading challenges that much? If you’re on board with this sort of challenge, you can contact the lovely folks behind Uncanny and get a free issue!
- A world in which race matters I thought this was a really interesting exploration of how race is important in media by N.K. Jemisin.
- Did you know that there was a clickbait-y article about romance this week? There was! Luckily, you don’t have to have to actually read it as Olivia Waite takes it on here: Even More Romance Novels For the Modern Woman, Whoever She May Be
- Stories of the Past and Future I love this so much.
- Why Twitter Is Even More Worthless Than You Think Hey, so I really wanted an excuse for my use of Twitter and I thought their analytics would give me the justification I need, but it turns out they kind of suck so I’m going to wave my power user dick around and whine. There, saved you a click.
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