Category Archives: Recommended

Weekly link dumps for your intellectual perusal.

Selfless Signal-Boosting – International Women’s Day

It’s been too long since I put up a Signal-Boosting thread – so here’s one for collecting links for IWD 2015. I’ve found a few to get you started on recommending someone else’s writings/events! Continue reading

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Recommended: Cover-ups, Concern Trolls and Suicide

Important article by Arthur Chu: [Content Note: discusses harassment, family rejection of transgender teens, suicide, trans* erasure, and silencing tactics commonly used to stifle discussion of these matters ] Continue reading

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Selfless Signal-Boosting (November)

Recommend someone else’s writings/events! Use this thread for ICYMI links and anything else you think other readers might find interesting. Continue reading

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Selfless Signal-Boosting (October)

Recommend someone else’s writings/events! Use this thread for ICYMI links and anything else you think other readers might find interesting. Continue reading

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Selfless Signal-Boosting (September)

Recommend someone else’s writings/events! Use this thread for ICYMI links and anything else you think other readers might find interesting. Continue reading

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Selfless Signal-Boosting (August)

Recommend someone else’s writings/events! Use this thread for ICYMI links and anything else you think other readers might find interesting. Continue reading

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Selfless Signal-Boosting (July)

Recommend someone else’s writings/events! Use this thread for ICYMI links and anything else you think other readers might find interesting. Continue reading

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Quicklink: Fake Twitter Accounts, Misogynoir and Gullibility #EndFathersDay

@thetrudz has compiled a timeline of tweets that lay out what’s been happening with the pseudo-feminist troll hashtag #EndFathersDay and how it rapidly devolved from anti-feminist sockpuppeting to misogynoir sockpuppeting with very little pushback except from the targeted WoC and BW tweeters themselves. Continue reading

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Women, Vulnerability, Rational Precautions And The Men Who Refuse To Believe

[Content note: gendered violence, sexual assault, sexual harassment]

That it was not enough for Davies’ college roommate to know that their classmate had been murdered by an intruder to understand Davies’ fears [of walking home alone from work late at night] honestly terrifies me. That a woman had to get attacked right in front of him in order for that to sink in is horrifying. And as Davies points out, he was not some anomaly. This is common.

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Selfless Signal-Boosting (June)

Recommend someone else’s writings/events! Use this thread for ICYMI links and anything else you think other readers might find interesting. Continue reading

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Selfless Signal-Boosting (May)

Recommend someone else’s writings/events! Use this thread for ICYMI links and anything else you think other readers might find interesting. Continue reading

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Selfless Signal-Boosting Wednesday

Recommend someone else’s writings/events! Use this thread for ICYMI links and anything else you think other readers might find interesting. Continue reading

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