- Trying to do it mostly right most of the time: The Border House‘s rho interviews Failbetter Games’s Alexis Kennedy, primary writer for Echo Bazaar, about the game’s approach to diversity, sexism and racism in a setting that was historically sexist and racist.
- Feminomics: calculating the value of ‘women’s work’: an interview with Marilyn Waring, author of If Women Counted.
But how will we know [about women's unpaid work] in the future? This past summer, the Conservatives, in rewriting the long-form census, eliminated only the section on unpaid work. That means that, in the future, StatsCan wonâ€™t be able to tell us with any certainty that men perform an average of 2.5 hours of unpaid work per day while women do 4.3 hours, like they did in 2005.
- Iâ€™m Right Here: Rudy Simone on Life as an â€œAspergirlâ€:
Aspergirls is partly a personal memoir and partly a book of advice and support for women on the spectrum and their parents and friends. Simone has asked a chorus of Aspie women to speak through its pages, and this personal testimony is deeply moving.
- British student invents a solar-powered refrigerator:
[Emily Cummins] is a graduate of Leeds University, and was once refused a place on an engineering course because â€œshe didnâ€™t have the correct qualificationsâ€. She qualified now?
- â€œRenewable Girlsâ€ Peddlar Responds:
Earlier this week, I critiqued the sale of a cheesecake calendar to help promote and sell solar panels, and asked readers to write to its purveyor, a dude called John B.
- Stephen Fry, how could you? asks Laurie Penny.
Unfortunately, everyone’s favourite gay uncle really has proposed that women only ever have sex for money, or to manipulate a man into a relationship.(oursin responds with to Penny: No, really, say after me ‘It’s always more complicated’)
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