- Work-Life Hits the Front Page of the NYTimes Sunday Business Section-Why It Matters | work+life fit, inc.: “The placement [of the article] and the [accompanying] picture represent noteworthy and important symbolic shifts for the work-life debate.”
- The Trouble with Barbie Science | Scientific American: ”Recent psychological research suggests that girlifying science may not be the best way to get girls thinking about careers in science, technology, engineering, and math (also called “STEM”). And, thankfully, the research also offers specific suggestions for what might work better.”
- Why the First Laptop Had Such a Hard Time Catching On (Hint: Sexism) | The Atlantic: “Typing was women’s work and these business people, born in the 1930s and 1940s, didn’t scrap their way up the bureaucracy to be relegated to the very secretarial work they’d been devaluing all along.”
- I am not a Puzzle Box: Absolutely brilliant post on “creepiness”, pick up artistry, rape culture, and women as puzzle box
- Things You Should Know About the Fallout | glvalentine: “for those thinking of going public with their own experiences with con harassment, I want to talk about how it looks nearly two months on. Because it’s still going, two months on.”
- The Omniscient Breasts by Kate Elliot | SF Signal: “So here it is: Stories told through a female gaze are just as valid, just as true, just as authentic and universal. And they are just as necessary, not just for women but for men, too.”
- [Linkspam] Across the Divide | the border house: Video gaming themed linkspam
- Baby Korra – YouTube: SO CUTE!
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