This week we talked about the overwhelming whiteness of Hollywood award season and honored Martin Luther King Jr.
Lady Reads is a bit heavy on the pop culture this week, but that’s just because so much cool news came out! But don’t worry, we’ve got dick jokes and FEELS too! Read More This Week in Lady Reads
It’s that time of year when you may have to sit in a hot auditorium, or in a crowded stadium, or on a maze-like field to watch a loved one (or a distant relation) celebrate attaining another level of education. One thing that bonds both the graduates and the audience members together is their boundless fear over tedious graduation speeches. I had an awful undergrad commencement speaker that’s become sort of infamous at my alma mater (placentas were mentioned). Read More Lunchtime Poll: Celebrity Graduation Speeches
We’ve got a bit more news than usual this week since Sara’s on vacation, plus lots of other interesting things to read and watch. Read More This Week in Lady Reads (and News)
New Yorkers, be sure to check out the recommended readings before hitting the voting booth in a couple weeks (you are voting in the primaries, right?) so you can be sure to vote for the feminist candidates, who aren’t necessarily the female candidates. We’ve also got updates on the misogyny of the Emmys, lots of terrible people, some disheartening studies (the one about Fifty Shades readers was particularly interesting, though not terribly surprising), and so much more. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny: Awards Show Edition
What can I say about this week other than it was electric?
About all I can say about this week is that it wasn’t quite as awful as last week. The French Open seems to be bringing out the worst in people, politicians continue to be idiots, and dress codes continue to be absurd. But at least we’re getting some cool LEGOs! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.) Read More This Week in Misogyny Loves Feminism and SpaceX