Posts Tagged: Feminism

Links: Friday, July 25th

Links: Friday, July 25th

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One of Marvel’s Avengers Turns to Sign Language Award­ winning Romance Editor, Latoya Smith Joins Samhain Publishing as Editorial Director; Launches Two New Lines – My Twitter TL was split on whether separating African-American romances and LGBT romance out into new lines is a step towards increasing their offerings or… Read more »

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Links: Wednesday, July 23rd

Links: Wednesday, July 23rd

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Famous Cats Of Pop Culture Recreated With LEGO Pieces Authenticity in Romance; or, The Land of 10,000 Dukes – This discussion about dukes and other tropes that have come to dominate certain sub-genres gives me feelings, but I can’t quite articulate what exactly. Emma Barry has some interesting observations about… Read more »

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Links: Friday, July 18th

Links: Friday, July 18th

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The perfect reaction gif for your files. This Month in Multicultural Romance – Alyssa Cole is at Romance at Random with mini-reviews for a half-dozen novellas that feature POC protagonists. Just about everyone I know has been crazy busy lately. Whether it’s dealing with work, family, weddings, or new additions… Read more »

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Links: Wednesday, July 16th

Links: Wednesday, July 16th

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On Illustrating Asian Characters Why Race Matters When We Write – Nancy Arroyo Ruffin is at For Harriet talking about how an author’s race is anything but irrelevant when she sits down to tell a story. Not talking about race and dismissing the topic altogether is the same as saying… Read more »

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Links: Monday, July 14th

Links: Monday, July 14th

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Always Be Squinching And Other Tricks From A Portrait Photographer The Problem With Buzzfeed Books – Ceilidh goes in on BuzzFeed Books and why it disappoints her. I’m pretty bored with the whole site, myself. Buzzfeed has massive influence over internet discourse, and yet they seem to be taking that… Read more »

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Links: Friday, July 11th

Links: Friday, July 11th

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Trigger Warning: Breakfast Dear School Boards of America: Have a Backbone. Also, Read Books. – I’m sure you’re all going to be quite shocked to hear that school boards rarely read a challenged book before voting to ban it. I know I could hardly believe it. None of the school… Read more »

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Links: Wednesday, July 9th

Links: Wednesday, July 9th

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Assistance dogs: How to spot them Rainbow Rowell Does Romance With A Subversive (Read: Realistic) Twist – Here’s what I don’t get: How effective is it to market something as a romance (but not)? Don’t you turn off romance fans by implying the genre they enjoy and therefore their taste… Read more »

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Links: Saturday, July 5th

Links: Saturday, July 5th

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War tactics. (9 images) On Sexism and Misogyny in Science Fiction Fantasy – Author Kyoko M is at Black Girl Nerds talking about sexist portrayals of women in SFF film and fiction. The only way to combat sexism and misogyny in our favorite fiction is to simply speak up about… Read more »

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Links: Thursday, July 3rd

Links: Thursday, July 3rd

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Team USA Goalie Tim Howard Goes Viral: All the Best Memes ACT NOW: Keep “The Miseducation of Cameron Post” on summer reading lists – A school board in Delaware recently voted to remove this YA about a young lesbian coming of age on the grounds that it had too much… Read more »

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Links: Tuesday, June 24th

Links: Tuesday, June 24th

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20 Yard Sale Signs That Are Advertising Gold Robin Thicke and the Dynamics of Abuse – This post could easily describe a substantial portion of romance’s “alpha” heroes. Seeing this behavior written by a real live man actively pressuring a real woman to reunite with him makes it a lot… Read more »

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