What did you read over break? Here’s what ended up on my list.
A long read about Elena Ferrante. Jezebel
The story of a woman who takes a DNA test and discovers that she a descendent of the Sami people, who herd reindeer in the Arctic Circle. Intelligent Life
Leelah Alcorn. So much to say. So much to mourn. The Frisky
Hollywood is a man’s world. New York Times
Pro-life people are likely to change their minds if they hear someone else’s abortion story. Feministing
Badass female mountain climbers! Bitch Magazine
Al Jazeera has been profiling the black women leading the #BlackLivesMatter protests.
Real Native fashion. Mic
2014 was the year women took back punk. Vulture
What leading feminists want to accomplish in 2015. Washington Post
The gender gap in tech and the Stanford class of 1994. The New York Times
An illustrated guide to superhero movies that pass the Bechdel Test. The Daily Dot
Bitchflicks reviews Wild.
Grandmother’s birth control. The Toast
What’s in your girl canon?
The gendered nature of self-tracking apps. The Atlantic
Nicki Minaj is pretty awesome. Jezebel
What white publishers won’t publish. The Feminist Wire
Tell us what you read in the comments!
2 replies on “Dispatches from Ladyblogland”
Poor, poor, Leelah. Very good collection.
That superhero infographic is really neat! Very thought provoking! What had I been reading? Erm. Um. Not a lot. Though I have been enjoying what the Feminist Midwife has been posting: https://www.facebook.com/FeministMidwife?fref=ts