I think the best part of this week is the song about Dudes on OkCupid. Check it out after the cut!
One of my good friends’ parents immigrated from China. She was born and raised in the U.S., though, and I cannot tell you how many times we’ve been out and someone has asked her, “So, where are you from?” She alternates between telling them that she’s from the U.S. and the city and state in which she was born, to the great frustration of whoever asked the question. Which is why I read this article about a similar experience with interest. XOJane
Pregnancy discrimination is still a thing, and some of it is pretty blatant (and not just, you know, making you take unpaid leave for a measly three weeks). Slate
Dudes on OkCupid. The song. It’s everything you hate about OkCupid, turned into something you’ll love. Via The Hairpin.
Stephen Moffat tries to explain that gaping plot hole about the Statue of Liberty being a weeping angel. In other news: I am done with Doctor Who right now. The Mary Sue
A brief history of “women aren’t funny.” Bitch Magazine
Leaning in while black. Racialicious