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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Lady Reads

More serious stuff this week than last, but the posts were just too good to pass up. Click on through to read about misgendering raptors, ~*~sarcasm~*~ online, and lots of other cool stuff!

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News

Friday News Bites: Charleston Shooting, Rachel Dolezal + More

So much has happened this week, primarily centering around one story: Race in America. We started out with the ridiculousness that is Rachel Dolezal and ended with the tragic church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. Let’s get started.

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News

Friday News Bites: Llaw-breaking Llamas, Oscar Post-Match, Net Neutrality + More

We have a rather jumbo-sized Friday News Bites this week, but am I glad I didn’t write this post before news about the Great Llama Chase of 2015 broke. Let’s get started.

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News

News in Asia Loves Links

This week’s version of “News in Asia” is linky because it’s hard to write with a five-month-old in your arms (even if she is adorable). Auntie duty calls. [Trigger warning for rape and violence against trans women.]

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny Isn’t a Grave Threat to Fraternities

Happy Friday, ladyblogland! This week we’ll talk about two new campaigns to bring feminism to the masses, a truly absurd amount of terribleness, and a math lesson from John Oliver. (As usual, trigger warnings for just about everything apply.)

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News

News in Asia

Welcome to the latest edition of News in Asia. This week we have badass women cyclists in Afghanistan and John Oliver calling out the mainstream media’s lack of Indian election coverage.

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny: Bad News and Terrible People

There was so much terribleness this week that y’all get a double dose of This Week in Misogyny! First up, we find out the latest news about the students who were kidnapped by extremists in Nigeria, wonder what the hell L’Oreal was thinking, and shake our fists at terrible people and gender essentialism. There’s a […]

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News

An Amuse Bouche of News

Sally is off on an adventure this week, so I’ve found an assortment of tasty news bits to keep the hunger away between second breakfast and lunch. 

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Pop Culture

Community: Christmas Has Meaning

Continuing the theme from last week, in which our favorite show ended on an incredibly earnest note, the Greendale kids tackled Christmas the best way they knew how: Claymation. In a nod to the classic Christmas shows of our youth, the entire half-hour was rendered in bright stop-motion as we joined Abed in his quest […]