Posts Tagged: Feminism

Links: Friday, August 29th

Links: Friday, August 29th

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Today’s Links: ‘Dear Prudence’ Just Gave the Most Offensive Advice Imaginable to a Bisexual Woman – This week in biphobia features the generally-awful Emily Yoffe stuffing a woman back into the closet and locking it shut. In an earnest letter, “Irrelevant Closet” notes her husband’s hesitation about the idea of… Read more »

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Links: Wednesday, August 27th

Links: Wednesday, August 27th

August 27, 2014 Links 4

Today’s Links: Medieval Hair Care – MedievalPOC has a great post on medieval hair and skin products. This note at the end is great too. It’s a good reminder that anti-blackness hasn’t always been a common assumption. A last note-these cosmetic recipes come from a book known as “The Trotula”,… Read more »

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Links: Monday, August 25th

Links: Monday, August 25th

August 25, 2014 Links 4

Today’s Links: The Outlander Drinking Game – If you’ve read Outlander, you need to read this. It nails the book perfectly (to a table). Whether you’re reading the Outlander series for the first time or re-reading with the new TV show, we invite you to play along with us as… Read more »

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Links: Friday, August 22nd

Links: Friday, August 22nd

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Today’s Links: To Achieve Diversity In Publishing, A Difficult Dialogue Beats Silence – An important post about how white publishing is and how that needs to change if we want to elevate a wider diversity of voices and stories. Last spring, a group calling itself We Need Diverse Books launched… Read more »

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Links: Friday, August 8th

Links: Friday, August 8th

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Slug Solos Why I’m Not Reviewing Self-Published Books – A post about how a few self-publishers who won’t respect boundaries ruin it for everyone. Author K.M. Jackson linked this on Twitter then pointed out that this backlash especially affects authors of diverse books that publishers are reluctant to buy. Authors… Read more »

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Links: Wednesday, August 6th

Links: Wednesday, August 6th

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Two Junior Hockey Players Recreate Movie Posters Every Week On Instagram Romance Novelists Don’t Know What Fisting Is, and It’s Hilarious – This is pure clickbait garbage journalism, but I’m almost amused by the new take on sneering at romance: arguing that writers are using a word wrong and that… Read more »

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Links: Monday, August 4th

Links: Monday, August 4th

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We can’t stop here. This is bat country…. Six MG/YA novels featuring disabled Black protagonists – It’s a short list, but I’m glad to see there’s at least a few books out there with disabled black kids in them. I haven’t found any in romance yet. Unsurprisingly, we’re a fan… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, August 2nd

Links: Saturday, August 2nd

August 2, 2014 Links 1

Samuel Beckett Motivational Cat Posters Dead Lesbians Versus None At All: A Brief History of Lesbian Pulp Fiction. – This post is from March but it’s new to me and a super interesting look at mid-century erotic pulp novels. These novels, cheaply printed and mass produced for sale in places… Read more »

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Links: Wednesday, July 30th

Links: Wednesday, July 30th

July 30, 2014 Links 13

My wife didn’t want to take maternity pictures, so I hired a photographer and took her place… Extended Review: Fit By Rebekah Weatherspoon – Our Rebekah got a glowing review over at RT and I’m going to link to it because I can if I want to and because it… Read more »

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Links: Monday, July 28th

Links: Monday, July 28th

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Samba in a mechanical leg Sexualized Saturdays: Queer Stories are Tragic Stories – Renae Jones tweeted this earlier and said “This is why I like the idea of lesbian romance.” HEA is a powerful thing. Popular media is making teensy tiny strides in queer representation, but it’s still light years… Read more »

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