Posts Tagged: Feminism

Links: Saturday, November 9th

Links: Saturday, November 9th

November 9, 2013 Links 5

Realistically colorized historical photos make the past seem incredibly real [36 pictures] Time for straight allies to get out of the spotlight in the LGBT sports movement – Spotlight hogging is why “ally” is a dirty word for some people. Patrick Burke has a done a lot of good with… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, October 24th

Links: Thursday, October 24th

October 24, 2013 Links 3

Reading fiction and identification with the other – Lohmann is a romance author and a librarian and I liked this post on “presentism” and empathizing with the other. One of the benefits of reading fiction is that it develops empathy in the reader. As we read and identify with the… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, October 22nd

Links: Tuesday, October 22nd

October 22, 2013 Links 2

A useful flowchart. What Is Sex? – I feel that romance’s elevation of PIV sex as the one true Sex is highly problematic. Not only does it otherize queer sex, but it’s fairly ableist as well. (Can’t get it up? No HEA for you.) So, I’m always interested in articles… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, October 17th

Links: Thursday, October 17th

October 17, 2013 Links 2

Christian Louboutin’s ‘nude’ shoes reclaim the word for non-white skin The Dreaded DNF: 10 Things That Make Me Close a Book for Good – I liked the post, but the best stuff is in the comments. This one in particular made me snort laugh. This is a silly one, but… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, October 10th

Links: Thursday, October 10th

October 10, 2013 Links 2

This needs to be the cover of a romance novel. Pride and prejudice: Scotland’s complicated black history – Hat tip to Laura Vivanco for this link. May it breed plot bunnies. Black History Month has been held annually in the US since the 1920s and in the UK from the… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, October 8th

Links: Tuesday, October 8th

October 8, 2013 Links 2

The Changing Face of America – Photo Gallery The Changing Face of America – Another great look at how we construct race visually and socially. The U.S. Census Bureau has collected detailed data on multiracial people only since 2000, when it first allowed respondents to check off more than one… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, September 26th

Links: Thursday, September 26th

September 26, 2013 Links 3

Grammar Grumble Mugs – Set of all 6 Why I Write Negative Reviews (Hint: Authors, it’s not all about you) – After all the recent drama, I appreciate the reminder about why we’re in the reviewing “business.” And if my reviews do, somehow, manage to “ruin” the author(s): how is… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, September 24th

Links: Tuesday, September 24th

September 24, 2013 Links 0

HOODFEMINISM | Life at the Intersection. – Feminist writers Mikki Kendall and Jamie Nesbitt Golden have launched a new feminist blog, and it looks pretty amazo. Hood Feminism hopes to accomplish what other sites haven’t. We don’t want to talk at folks; we want them to be part of the… Read more »

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Links: Wednesday, August 28th

Links: Wednesday, August 28th

August 28, 2013 Links 4

Guys With Fancy Lady Hair – Does what it says on the tin. The Role of Feminist Criticism – This post is from months ago, but it’s new to me and does a wonderful job of distilling what the goal of criticism is, or should be. In my view, the… Read more »

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