Selfless Signal-Boosting Wednesday

These signal-boosting posts are a complement to our long-standing Shameless Self-Promotion Sundays, this thread is for recommending someone else‘s writings/events. Use this thread for ICYMI links and anything else you think other readers might find interesting.

Especially welcome are links to those who are blogging on issues Feministe has not recently addressed (the links can be to older posts, just something you’ve found recently relevant).  Please save the self-promotion links for this Sunday – use this thread to let Feministe readers know about the other blogs you love to read, and activist/celebration events you long to attend, especially from those on the margins of the mainstream social justice communities, who tend to not get as much exposure as they should.


Netiquette Guidelines:

  1. Effective signal boosting names the article author(s) and/or organising bodies.
  2. Include content notes/trigger warnings/NSFW alerts where needed as a courtesy to other readers.
  3. Keep this thread focussed on the linking – the idea is to make your comments on the other blogs being linked!  (seconding/thirding etc is fine, adding extra Content Notes for the benefit of other readers is a community service, linking further/related reading is always welcome, but keep it short and sweet)
  4. If you have Reasons to not leave a response on a recommended article, don’t just dump it on this thread  ~ analytical discussions about various links belong on the Open Thread or Spillover.

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4 Responses to Selfless Signal-Boosting Wednesday

  1. Denise Winters says:

    Laverne Cox’s Creating Change speech is all kinds of wonderful:

    Transcript

    Video

  2. irishup says:

    Signal boosting in honor of V-Day:

    Lauren Chief Elk There is NO “We”: V-Day, Indigenous Women and the Myth of Shared Gender Opression.

    (h/t Melissa @ Shakesville)

  3. BroadBlogs says:

    Stories from the Belly is a great blog.

    In this piece Diahann Reyes commemorates V-Day with the story of her first visit to a domestic violence support group.

    V-Day: Stopping the Violence

  4. EG says:

    The hashtag #DangerousBlackKids is breaking my heart. My godson is white and sometimes my stomach hurts thinking about what might happen to him in this world. I can only imagine that pain is multiplied by 1000 when the children you love live in a country that lets white people murder them for just existing, just being kids and black.

    I learned about Emmett Till when I was 8 or 9. What’s changed? What’s changed?

    The tag was created by @thewayoftheid, one of the editors of Hood Feminism, I believe.

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