- Language Log explores gender bias in the order of English binomial expressions through statistical analysis of four text corpus sources
- Ceci nâ€™est pas une excuse: Mel looks at privilege as a game with unfair weightings, and how people would respond to being forced to play that game.
- What makes “feminine” handwriting?: Andrea James talks about the popularity of her handwriting and gender cues guide for transgender women.
- Are women â€œtoo smartâ€ for a career in the game industry?: Deirdra responds to the Slashdot story arguing that gender imbalance in the tech industry is down to women being too smart to enter it, noting that she’s plenty smart and also that critique of the women-friendliness of a field is a good way to transform its culture for the benefit of everyone in it.
- Top Ten [Male] Tweets of 2009: The Women’s Media Center discusses the predominance of men in “top 10” lists of microbloggers, despite the site’s gender ratio skewing to women. They link to the June Harvard Business Review finding that of a large sample of Twitter users, men have more followers and everyone is more likely to follow men.
- Beyond Rockett and Purple Moon: Gender, Gaming, and Stereotypes: Latoya Peterson responds critically to the Brenda Laurel TED talk video that we posted in our last linkspam (the video, although posted on Sociological Images recently, is about ten years old).
- Is she hardcore? Well, you could try askingâ€¦: Blake critiques the methodology of the "women are more hardcore Everquest players" study.
- Don’t forget to get your Feminist Carnival submissions in, this fortnight the host is especially looking for non-US posts.
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