This week I’ve been reading #81

It’s time for another round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet that caught my attention this week.

This Week I've Been Reading #81
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How I Found Empowerment Through Weight Gain

How I Told the World I’m Neither a Man Nor a Woman

Why Is Society Still So Afraid Of Women Who Don’t Want Children?

Why “Revolver” still matters: The 50th anniversary of a Beatles masterpiece

A Love Letter To Feminist Killjoys, Angry Black Women, Unhappy Queers, And Melancholic Migrants

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This week I’ve been reading #80

It’s time for another round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet that caught my attention this week.

This Week I've Been Reading #80
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I Am A Feminist

Replace ‘Crazy’ With The Adjective You Actually Mean

How To Live Your Life Like A Horny Male Write Is Profiling You

Erin Gilbert, Abby Yates, and Ghostbusters as a Love Letter to Female Friendship

A Young Nora Ephron Gets Animated About Breasts, Feminism, Journalism & New Possibilities (1975)

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This week I’ve been reading #79

It’s time for another round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet that caught my attention this week.

This Week I've Been Reading #79
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Sex and sertraline part 1: masturbation

If life gives you tiny unidentifiable turds…

On The Slow Pursuit Of Overnight Success

The story that rocked Irish sport to the core – Michelle Smith in Atlanta revisited

These Bookworms Found Love On Twitter And Now They’re Married And It’s The Best Thing Ever

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This week I’ve been reading #78

It’s time for another round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet that caught my attention this week.

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The History Of Vibrators with Dorian Electra

The fatal hike that became a Nazi propaganda coup

How Bloggers & Digital Influencers Make Money in 2016 | Ciara O’Doherty

Burnout, Vulnerability, Micro-blogging + Working With Brands – Blogtacular 2016

xoJane Runs Essay Recommending a ‘Breakup Box’ By a Lady Who Does Marketing for Breakup Boxes

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This week I’ve been reading #77

It’s time for another round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet that caught my attention this week.

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The Families We Choose

Roe: Some abortion myths, dispelled

The List of Books Men Must Read Before Messaging Me About Feminism

A Playlist for the Person Who Only Likes Kate Bush, But Is Skeptically Willing to Branch Out

A short story by Sarah Griffin – Summer House 

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This week I’ve been reading #76

It’s time for another round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet that caught my attention this week.

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There Is No Handbook for Being a Writer

Why OITNB Refuses to Say the Word ‘Bisexual’

Eau de cologne vs eau de toilette vs eau de parfum

A short story by Louise O’Neill – The Writers’ Quarter

A short story by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie – The Arrangements

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This week I’ve been reading #75

It’s time for another round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet that caught my attention this week.

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The State of the Domestic Goddess

Male Rape Is No Joke – But Pop Culture Often Treats It That Way

1930s Fashion Designers Predict How People Would Dress in the Year 2000

LOUISE O’NEILL: People must acknowledge their role in a culture where violence against LGBT people exists

Slam poetry about Britain’s vote to leave the EU – Brexit Is Coming and We Are British

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This week I’ve been reading #74

It’s time for another round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet that caught my attention this week.

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Please Don’t Stop The Music

Gay bars are therapy for people who can’t afford therapy; temples for people who lost their religion, or whose religion lost them; vacations for people who can’t go on vacation; homes for folk without families; sanctuaries against aggression. They take sound and fabric and flesh from the ordinary world, and under cover of darkness and the influence of alcohol or drugs, transform it all into something that scrapes up against utopia. – Please Don’t Stop The Music

This is a beautiful and heartbreaking piece, by Richard Kim, about the Orlando shooting and the importance of queer spaces, especially gay bars.

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This week I’ve been reading #73

It’s time for another round up of articles, blog posts and stuff from the internet.

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Re-examining Monica, Marcia, Tonya and Anita, the ‘scandalous’ women of the ’90s

The media frenzies that once surrounded Marcia Clark and Monica Lewinsky and Tonya Harding and Anita Hill—and countless other women we have yet to reexamine—all have a pleasant sheen of ‘90s nostalgia about them. (Who would have imagined that the words “Hard Copy” could conjure not disgust, but wistfulness?) Yet their most meaningful lessons remain timeless, as do their most enduring questions—chief among them the mystery of why we are so able, so often, not just to happily watch the story of an abused and marginalized woman unfold in real time, but to see her powerlessness as wicked, shameless strength. – Re-examining Monica, Marcia, Tonya and Anita, the ‘scandalous’ women of the ’90s

An excellent article about how so-called ‘controversial’ women were treated by the ’90s press.

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