Monday, April 20, 2015

Monday Reading

How Feminism Changed My Duck-Feeding Habits
by Dana Hunter
Here’s an interesting thing about becoming a full-bore feminist: it’s changed my duck feeding habits. Seriously. Female birds tend to be pretty plain, and they’re not usually aggressive show-offs like the males. Before I started getting seriously into feminism, I just kind of ignored them. The boys were prettier. The girls were boring.
Read More at En Tequila Es Verdad


23 Creepy Unsolved Crimes That Will Keep You Up At Night
The world is full of mysteries. But as we push further into our technological age, that shroud is quickly growing thinner. Still, though, there are a few mysteries left -- and that is what's truly creepy. 
We asked our readers to comb the Internet for some frightening mysteries that, despite our best attempts, remain unsolved to this day.
Read More at Cracked


Becoming Unsympathetic
by Sara Ahmed
What does it mean to call upon another’s sympathy? What are we doing when we are being sympathetic? 
Think of sympathy and we tend to think of a situation. Whether or not sympathy is called for might depend upon that situation. We might want someone to be sympathetic to our situation.
Read  More at Feminist Killjoys


#356
I was the poster child for the promiscuous teen and tween girl. When I was a freshman and sophomore in high school I’d go to bars to drink, play pool, and find guys. Bars didn’t card so heavy back then, you know, when life was better and we were treated like human beings.
Read More at Anything But a Wasted Life


The Genocide of Genealogies: For Those Who Refuse To Be Silenced
by Jenn
Many children grow up hearing fantastical tales and listening to nursery rhymes. A magical forest here and furry talking creatures there. I grew up listening to the nightmares of chaos and terror as tragedy consumed Cambodia.
Read More at Reappropriate


"Young Like Us" - Pilot Episode



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