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PoC News in America

Happy Black History Month, everyone! Here’s how you can help shut down the ignorant haters, just like John Boyega, or celebrate with the rest of the internet.

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: Favorite Podcasts

Here’s where I admit that I’ve never really listened to podcasts. But now I need something to keep me awake while doing some tedious data entry at work, and I need a break from listening to the same Pandora stations and Spotify playlists over and over.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Lady Reads

You’re about to get mooned (by the actual moon’s backside) and flashed (by Lenny Kravitz). Also, don’t mess with armadillos or walruses. They aren’t having it.

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Pop Culture

Podcasts I Say I Will Listen to… but I Probably Won’t

I’m trying to get better about how I consume media. There are enough movies and TV options being churned out that those alone can take entire lifetimes to fill. Since I have a commute that is over an hour long, I try to look for new music and/or podcasts to fill this time but then […]

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This Week in Lady Reads

Lots of interesting reads this week, but let’s start with the news everyone’s talking about:

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News

PoC News in America

We have another video heavy article this week. Let’s get to it!

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News

Friday News Bites: Ferguson Updates, Leonard Nimoy + More

Happy Friday, Unicorns. It’s time for your (favorite?) weekly round-up of politics, science, entertainment and other newsy bits from around the interwub. 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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Open Thread

This Open Thread is Staying Right Here on Earth

I somehow just saw this video from last August of Neil deGrasse Tyson explaining how long you could survive on the surface of each planet without life support, and it’s a delight. I don’t even want to admit how hard I laughed at his awful “old astronomy joke.” 

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny: You Won’t Believe What Happens Next Week!

There’s oh-so-much misogyny to cover this week, including a larger-than-usual dose of transphobia, lots of cool study findings, and several Twitter accounts you’re going to want to go follow right now. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

What can I say about this week other than it was electric?

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Fire up your favorite web clipper because I read so much cool stuff this past week.

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny Wants Some Potato Skins

It’s been another banner week for misogyny news. Several studies were published that will likely depress you, and the weekly roundup of terrible people will probably piss you off. There’s some fun stuff at the end, though! (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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This Week in Misogyny

This Week in Misogyny has a #SolidarityHashtag

Are you ready for some misogyny? Yeah, me neither. But if we must… read on for an update on the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls, to see why Jezebel made my list of terrible people, and for a healthy dose of venting courtesy of our friends at Pajiba. (As usual, trigger warnings for pretty much everything apply.)

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

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.