Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This edition of dispatches is full of new blogs to read and a bunch of great videos.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This week, I attended an academic conference in which someone addressed the topic of mass incarceration of black women, a topic that ladyblogland has talked about for years. It makes you think: there’s a lot of good work being done here in ladyblogland. With that in mind, let’s see what the bloggers talked about this week. Read More Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Misogyny’s Bra Just Popped Open

Because I love you all! (You’ll have to read on to find out what I’m talking about.) Unfortunately, I don’t love most of the news I have to bring you this week. But there is a bit more good stuff than usual! Silver lining. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny’s Bra Just Popped Open

Dispatches from Ladyblogland: DRAMA!

The ladyblogosphere was shaken to its, well, its something, by Hugo Schwyzer’s announcement that he was quitting the internet.

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We Try It! Intimacy Bra Fittings

A few weeks ago, I was nearly incapacitated by extreme shoulder pain. I was unable to lift my left arm to even shoulder height, every time I had to twist a dial or turn a knob, fire shot up my arm, and I was reduced to removing my coat through a series of shrugging motions. I had once torn the rotator cuff on my opposite arm and the pain was similar but without an obvious explanation. I went to bed one night fine and woke up the next day to Shoulder Hell. This went on for nearly a week as I tried various tricks to alleviate/source/explain what was going on while my left shoulder showed no improvement and my right one started throwing out cries of its own. And then I remembered; I had bought new bras. Read More We Try It! Intimacy Bra Fittings