Greetings, all! I’ve been away for a week, and I’m just now catching up on some of the things that have been happening in the U.S. and elsewhere. Sometimes being without the internet for a week makes one feel as though everything happens when one is not paying attention! Let’s get started:
Some quick links today, lovelies. Hope the weekend was amazing! Read More News in Asia
Hello! This is a week of quick links. Enjoy! Read More News in Asia
Greetings, Persephoneers! Happy Friday to you all. There’s lots happening in the world of LGBT equality this week, and we’ve also got a handful of other stories that I thought might interest you. Let’s get started, shall we?
The aftermath of Typhoon Haiyan continues to be a clusterfuck. The Philippines have 7000 islands, and getting aid to hard hit areas has been a logistical nightmare. The U.S. carrier group USS George Washington just arrived in the Philippines, bringing food and helping to provide logistical support. Read More News in Asia
Hello, my fellow glitter unicorns. I hope the weekend was fantastic. I had dinner on Friday with my bestie at the little Thai place about a 5 minute drive from my house. It has the best pad thai that I’ve had since I came home from Thailand. To my dismay, I found out that the restaurant is shutting down and moving forever away because the plaza is being torn down and replaced with a Whole Foods. I wouldn’t be so mad if it was a Trader Joe’s going in, but alas, I must continue my search for decent Thai food I can order for takeout on the regular.
Anyway, on to the news… Read More News in Asia
How has education changed your life? What would you do for an education? How does educating girls now change the future? These questions and more are answered in the moving documentary Girl Rising. Read More Film Review: Girl Rising
The inquest into the death of Savita Halappanavar concluded in Galway last week with a verdict of medical misadventure. The day of the verdict would have been her 5th wedding anniversary. Read More “Horrendous, Barbaric, and Inhumane”: Savita’s Death Ruled Medical Misadventure