Posts Tagged: Disability

Links: Saturday, December 14th

Links: Saturday, December 14th

December 14, 2013 Links 11

These 2 Kids Have Taken A Photo With Santa For 34 Years. – The last few pictures make the post. Romance writers feel the heat from ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ – Is it me, or did this article have a smarmy, “I can’t believe how vulgar the ladyfolk are these… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, December 5th

Links: Thursday, December 5th

December 5, 2013 Links 2

Inappropriate Elf on the Shelf The nominees, if you please: Bad Sex Awards 2013 or When did literariness become synonymous with sterile? – Remittance Girl offers her take on the Bad Sex Awards and lists a number of links to posts about them. Why would anything intended to be erotic… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, December 3rd

Links: Tuesday, December 3rd

December 3, 2013 Links 1

Romance SCHOLARLY LESSONS I’VE LEARNED FROM TRASHY ROMANCE NOVELS – This post is defensive romance reader BINGO. See how many cliches you can spot. As I plowed my way through countless stories of lovely young bluestockings falling in love with princes and pirates, I was surprised to find that I… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, November 26th

Links: Tuesday, November 26th

November 26, 2013 Links 1

Hug a grocery employee this week. This is what happens when the “most hated man on the Internet” messes with the wrong mother. – A mother takes on the king of revenge porn after her daughter’s topless photo got stolen and posted and comes out victorious. The amount of work… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, November 21st

Links: Thursday, November 21st

November 21, 2013 Links 0

People of Color in European Art History Love in Colour: Multicultural and Interracial Romance Novels – Mindy Hung is over at The Toast talking about multicultural romance. She offers some quick reviews of a handful of titles, then asks for recommendations in the comments. The lack of crossover, however, often… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, November 19th

Links: Tuesday, November 19th

November 19, 2013 Links 2

This sums up my reaction to “alpha” heroes just about perfectly. The Disconnectionists – Nathan Jurgenson takes on the idea of the “digital detox” – where a person unplugs from Twitter, Facebook and email and subsequently discovers their “real” self – and why it’s a bunch of nonsense. Such rhetoric… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, October 26th

Links: Saturday, October 26th

October 26, 2013 Links 1

Take Back Halloween: Ching Shih – This site has “recipes” for Haloween costumes for women who want something more interesting than “Sexy __”. Ching Shih was a 19th century Chinese pirate. It’s Time To Say Good-Bye To TV’s Strong Black Woman -Like the I Hate Strong Female Characters article, this… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, October 19th

Links: Saturday, October 19th

October 19, 2013 Links 3

Emotional Rollercoaster Abortion in Romance: A Closer Look – Abortion in romance seems to be a hot topic lately. Jessica takes an in-depth look at a Harlequin Medical romance and what it says about women who choose to end a pregnancy. My experience reading Harlequin Medical romance is that they… Read more »

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