- Check out, and contribute to, Flickr’s Women in Tech group, photos of women in technology speaking at conferences or doing techy things. (Also check out The New Feminine for a little subversion of what “feminine” seems to mean on Flickr.)
- Shelby Knox explores feminism and privilege in I am a Feminist But… That Comes With Responsibility
- Brianna Laugher talks about privilege among other issues in Wikipedia editing.
- Why So Few Women in Silicon Valley?: the New York Times reports on sexism and harassment among tech entrepreneurs.
- FailFandom to Hugo Awards: Pity? I donâ€™t think so Yonmei reviews the improved presence of women in this year’s Hugo shortlists following discussion from last year.
- In defense of girl groups: a short reddit entry on why women might band together to form their own video gaming guilds and similar.
- Kowalski muses on how characters with autistic traits are only written as well-rounded if they aren’t in fact specifically diagnosed and goes on to recommend Peter Bagge’s Hate! comics.
- â€œConfessionalâ€ compositions and Dudes: tigtog rounds up the discussion round the feminist-o-sphere about the way in which women’s music careers are reduced to being “confessional” (see also the Quick hit).
- Joan Brady reviews Alex’s Adventures in Numberland by Alex Bellos and discovers that arithmetic doesn’t come naturally at all.
- Boys ‘prefer cars from early on’: In non-news, researchers and reporters continue to talk past each other. Children, even very young children, prefer toys of the types that they have already been exposed to. Gender essentialism continues triumphant and wrong.
- DC Women’s Entrepreneurship Examiner has Trends in women’s entrepreneurship and women’s leadership – and how it affects you: statistics on women's entrepreneurship & leadership.
- Casting rumours for an Ada Lovelace biopic: The World’s First Computer Programmer Will Be Played By Zooey Deschanel
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