Weekly round-up and open thread
Laura // 11 November 2013
Welcome to this week’s round-up of interesting and thought- or rage-provoking news and views. As usual, linking does not imply endorsement of the content of the article or website in question. We are unable to provide content notes for every link, so please exercise caution when clicking, as some content may be upsetting or triggering.
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Black Detroit Woman Shot To Death While Seeking Help In White Neighborhood After Car Crash (Dispatches from the Underclass)
Coming out, and out, and out again (Independent Voices)
Drinkups Are Rape Culture (betsythemuffin, Medium)
The Right Thing for the Wrong Reasons (Shakesville, on the demonization of people with mental health problems in the US)
Write one line to help women (Women’s Views on News)
white guys doing it by themselves (a Tumblr tribute to white men totally comfortable telling everyone else how it’s gonna be)
It’s a Man’s Phone (Zeynep Tufekci, Medium)
“We’re sick of racist and sexist music videos” – young women say (Rewind and Reframe)
The 30 most bizarre questions lesbians are asked (Gay Star News)
Photo of a variety of autumn squashes by Anna Muncey, shared under a Creative Commons licence.