Dispatches from Ladyblogland

If you learn nothing else this week, remember this: It’s time stock up on purple. Why? Read on to find out.

No matter your feelings about leggings (I say they should never be worn as pants), this article on identity, clothing, and culture would look great with a tunic sweater and some boots with the fur. Autostraddle

I can’t even with this b.s. Three white male brogressives filed a racial discrimination complaint against a black, female professor who taught a lesson on structural racism. The professor was reprimanded. The students CLEARLY didn’t get the point of the lesson. Salon

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My reaction to this story.

What’s with the compulsory monogamy in Catching Fire? Sociological Images 

In case you missed it, sexual assault isn’t funny. XOJane 

Kristen Wiig + Mad Libs = Best thing you’ll read all day. New York Times

Ladies, we’ll all be wearing Radiant Orchid next year. Pantone

Once Upon a Time casts its Rapunzel, and she’s black. The Mary Sue

I know I’ll get lots of shade for this, but Benedict Cumberbatch is not hot. The Hairpin

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4 Comments Dispatches from Ladyblogland

  1. Avatar of StephensStephens

    In the “leggings as pants debate” I’m firmly in the, “It’s not for me, but get on with your bad self” camp. My sister who is pregnant has embraced the concept in her early stages.

    I’m finding the writings about Katniss and her relationships with Peeta and Gale really fascinating and refreshing for the most part. Wish the same could be said for the diversity in casting….

  2. Avatar of amandamariegamandamarieg

    My friend and I were just talking about how there will be a new black character on Once Upon a Time, since they just killed the last one and they only have one at a time! So sad and annoying.

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