Round-Up: Mar. 3, 2015
- At The Wrap, Inkoo Kang reviews the new documentary The Hunting Ground, about the rape crisis on college campuses in the US, from the makers of The Invisible War.
- The Conservative government spent Pink Shirt Day, a day to commit to ending bullying, interfering with the trans rights bill C-279 in the Senate (Transgriot). And at Rabble, Sophia Banks has a more in-depth explanation of how the Conservatives’ amendments make the bill pretty much useless.
- The Advocate profiles seven queer women who are #blacklivesmatter activists.
- Why do men like John Travolta, Joe Biden and many more in everyday life get “handsy” with women? Nico Lang at The Daily Dot writes about what public sexual harassment says about how men are socialized.
- At Salon, Brittney Cooper writes about the burden placed on black women to educate white feminists about racism and black men about feminism/gender inequality.
- Martha Kempner at RH Reality Check argues that if a “Viagra for women” ends up being able to help some women, we shouldn’t criticize them for taking that option.
- Alaya Dawn Johnson at NPR writes about black science fiction writers envisioning the future.
- Data from OkCupid shows what women seeking men want: to be talked to like a human being (Sociological Images).
- Read a touching, compassionate letter Frida Kahlo wrote to Georgia O’Keeffe after the latter was hosptalized for a “nervous breakdown” (Brain Pickings).