The end of the season is here. Rokka no Yuusha had its last episode and it was a pretty good pay-off. Overlord and Arslan Senki both have one more episode to go. I have no idea where God Eater is. Delayed shows are not fun. Read More Weekly Anime Review
Welcome to another week of news. Just a note that one news item this week comes with trigger warning. Read More News in Asia
Did you go out last night to watch the lunar eclipse? Read More Lunchtime Poll: Did You See the Eclipse?
Hello, unicorns! I’ve been full of piss and vinegar regarding the GOP and anti-choice activists this week, but there are lots of science and entertainment stories I’d like to cover here too. Let’s get started:
I’m very interested in exposing the ways that women are discouraged from taking an interest in STEM fields, so Eileen Pollack’s The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science Is Still a Boys’ Club was an automatic add to my to-read list. While it wasn’t quite what I expected, it’s still a valuable resource for women like me who loved science and math but were discouraged from pursuing those subjects and, perhaps more importantly, for teachers and scientists who may not realize that their unconscious behaviors push women away. Read More Book Review: The Only Woman in the Room: Why Science Is Still a Boys’ Club, by Eileen Pollack
I first came out as bisexual in high school in a scary wasteland called Montana in 1999. Now, I wasn’t out to everybody, but enough people guessed I was queer of some sort I routinely got called the f word. I came out to more people as bisexual in high school than I did trans because I still didn’t quite know what trans meant for me. I also assumed that being bisexual would be easier to explain. Read More It’s Bisexual Awareness Week, Y’All