Full disclosure: I did not attend the Lane Bryant #PlusIsEqual rally in Times Square. However, I have been reading accounts of it and paying attention to the campaign as a whole.
And I have to say, it’s disappointing. Read More Plus is Equal, Kinda, Sorta
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
Busy week this week with groundbreaking Emmy wins, to the Papal visit, to this moment of peak whiteness, and Beyonce slaying at everything because she’s Beyonce. Let’s get to it.
Read More PoC News in America
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:
Read More Friday News Bites: Planned Parenthood Funding, #BaeofPigs + More
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