Posts Tagged: Disability

Links: Tuesday, June 3rd

Links: Tuesday, June 3rd

June 3, 2014 Links 4

Tragedy Series The Writing Space and Women’s Voices – I have a few squabbles with it, but this post from Carolyn Jewel pretty neatly encapsulates why I break out the industrial strength side eye for Men Who Want To Talk About Romance. We have all watched men enter the Romance… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, May 31st

Links: Saturday, May 31st

May 31, 2014 Links 2

Cat shaming Eloisa James on Feminism, Sexuality, and Why Romance Novels Are More Than Worthy of Respect – Can we be done with the “here’s a white lady/guy with a phd to tell you that romance is worthwhile” feature article yet? Also not at all down with Eloisa James’ condescension… Read more »

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Shadows of Damascus by Lilas Taha

Shadows of Damascus by Lilas Taha

May 9, 2014 Contemporary, Reviews 3

Today we have a guest review from Anu K. You can find her on Twitter. Enjoy! Bullet wounds, torture and oppression aren’t the only things that keep a man—or a woman—from being whole. Debt. Honor. Pain. Solitude. These are things wounded war veteran Adam Wegener knows all about. Love—now, that… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, May 8th

Links: Thursday, May 8th

May 8, 2014 Links 3

Adorable Eleventh Doctor Cosplay Stigma and surprise – Sociologists Jen Lois and Joanna Gregson are studying the romance industry for their project and they have a post about the ways the genre isn’t afforded respect. The second reason is that the stigma is so powerful it is actually rubbing off… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, May 3rd

Links: Saturday, May 3rd

May 3, 2014 Links 0

Rawr! BREAKING NEWS: Media Still Sexist In Reporting of Romance Industry – It was announced on Friday that News Corp was buying Harlequin and putting it under Harper Collins. The news coverage was exactly as “clever” as you thought it would be and littered with sniggering and bad puns. Heidi… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, April 12th

Links: Saturday, April 12th

April 12, 2014 Links 12

It’s right behind me, isn’t it? J is for Eloisa James – Olivia Waite discusses The Duke is Mine by Eloisa James and the book sounds awful. It sounds as bad as the one James novel I read that combined ableism, racism, colonialism, a stereotypical gay man and a lying,… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, March 29th

Links: Saturday, March 29th

March 29, 2014 Links 0

Photoshop Battle: Caturday Edition Blogging From April A to Z: Intersectional Feminism in Romance Series! – I really enjoy following romance author Olivia Waite on Twitter and I think this series sounds equal parts awesome and frightening. That’s a lot of blogging for one person in a month! So I… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, March 8th

Links: Saturday, March 8th

March 8, 2014 Links 0

Cat has no time for your nonsense on this Caturday morning. Love, color, and blindness – It seems like a bunch of “love is blind” posts made the rounds recently, and Sunita weighs in with where they fall down for her. Color doesn’t play the same role in every person’s… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, March 6th

Links: Thursday, March 6th

March 6, 2014 Links 6

A cause I support 100% Triggered – The New Republic published an article the other day entitled “Trigger Happy: The ‘Trigger Warning’ Has Spread from Blogs to College Classes. Can It Be Stopped?” I thought it was both poorly argued and mean-spirited, and Melissa McEwan does a good job of… Read more »

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