Thursday, April 2, 2015

Thursday Reading



The Real #Fearandrace: Where is NPR's Show About Why America Should be Afraid of White Men?
by Chauncey DeVega
The blindness of Whiteness, its false innocence, the fragility, the self-serving lies both big and small that sustain Whiteness as both ideology and social practice, are revealed in many moments.
Read More at Chauncey DeVega


Writing Sucks
by Anne Thériault
I am trying to write a novel and it sucks.
Read More at The Belle Jar


Feeling Burned Out? Aak Yourself This One Simple Question…
by Gala Darling
A couple of weeks ago, I admitted that I was feeling a little burned out. Simply saying as much, out loud, to myself and to you guys, helped a lot. I’ve always been a believer in quality over quantity, and when you don’t feel passionate, your writing reflects that. It was clearly time to ease off the pressure, so that’s what I’ve been doing.
Read More at Gala Darling


What Young Women Need To Know About The Wage Gap Right Now
by Sarah Landrum
As of 2014, women earn 82.55 percent of what men do in full-time wage and salary jobs. That’s a five percent increase from the 77 percent statistic often cited by the media and some clear progress towards gender equality. 
Still, one has to ask: What’s keeping us from equal wages? Are 21st century employers still shortchanging women, or is there more to the pay gap picture than meets the eye?
Read More at The F Bomb


Eat, Pray, Roll
by Mary H.K. Choi
It’s 6:30 and I’m waiting in a dive bar with a mug of hot tea. Peppermint. It’s 20 degrees out and my feet are numb. I feel like a narc and look like one and if the guy I was meeting wasn’t someone with whom I’d already attended two of the same birthday parties, I’m sure there’s no way he’d sell me ecstasy. For the record I refuse to call it “molly.”
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