The Round-Up: Jan. 16, 2011
- Meridith at The Daily Femme analyzes the logos used by organizations whose services and products target women. Let’s just say there’s room for more creativity.
- Shakesville takes issue with Paul Krugman’s characterization of the abortion debate as more-or-less civil.
- Queerty reports that Canadian radio stations in Edmonton and Halifax are defying the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council’s ban on the Dire Straits song “Money for Nothing” by playing marathons of the un-censored version of the song.
- The Halton Catholic School Board has voted to lift a ban on gay-straight alliances until a new policy can be formed that doesn’t clash with the Provincial Ministry of Education guidelines for student inclusion (via the Globe and Mail).
- On Friday, Canada celebrated the 10 year anniversary of the first legal same-sex marriage (via Towelroad).
- Sociological Images looks at the glamorization of violence against women, particularly in promos for the show The Glades and the promotional site for Bret Easton Ellis’ new novel. Serious trigger warning for images of violence against women.
- A surprisingly progressive article from the Economist looking at how rape is overlooked in war zones.
Got a link you think we should’ve included? Post it in the comments and we’ll try to get it in the next Round-Up.