Weekly round up and open thread
Asiya Islam // 9 March 2014
Hello and welcome to the weekly round up! Much as we’d like to, we don’t always find the time to blog about all the interesting things we read/see/come across. So, here are some links The F-Word collective chanced upon last week.
Please note a link does not imply endorsement and that some content might be triggering, so please exercise caution.
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An Annotated Index of Ross Gellar (Shakesville)
The fetishisation of Lupita Nyong’o (Black Feminists)
‘It’s only a joke’: How far is too far in comedy? (The Telegraph)
Reaching Out to Save (and Sustain) Scarleteen (Miss Mary Max)
Why abortion is still the secret that women won’t reveal to their friends (Independent Ireland)
I Am Not Your Poster Child (Gender Terror)
A Step by Step Guide Through Jared Leto’s Trans Ignorance (Trans Hollywood)
The Overwhelming Heteronormativity of ‘Born This Way’ (Consider the Teacosy)
Women hold up half the sky (Harpy Marx)
Not ‘gay’ enough for gay bars (Diva Mag)
Abolishing the Independent Living Fund (Touch Stone)
Reframing the conversation about domestic and sexual violence and abuse (A Room of Our Own)
Welcome to Paradise (Telegraph)
Street Harassment – a response to Paris Lees in Vice (Sian and Crooked Rib)
Prostitution: Caveat emptor (The Economist)
Feminist Street Art collected in honour of IWD (Urban Times)
Say Yes to Success (Women’s Sport and Fitness Foundation)
Violence against women: an EU-wide survey. Main results report (European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights)
All hail the vampire-archy: what Mark Fisher gets wrong in ‘Exiting the vampire castle’ (open Democracy) (This link is from 2013 but interesting nevertheless.)
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