Weekend Links Vol. 20: Working on the Fall Issue

Welcome to another week of feminist web surfing! This week, we’re working on adding the finishing touches to the Fall issue! We’ll soon be sending it to publishers && sharing the latest feminist work of Brown with y’all! In Weekend Links we gather a set of the most engaging journalism, prose, poetry, art, and Interweb images or memes we have come across. We hope with this small curation of links to illuminate the work of the prolific and active feminist blogosphere.

 Links We Like

Growing clamor about inequalities of climate change. [New York Times]

Can the white girl twerk? [The New Inquiry]

The current state of trans* casting. [Howl Round]

In memoriam: on mental health at Brown [BDH]

The fossil fuel companies that contribute the most to climate change. [The Guardian]

The sociobiology of poverty. [The Atlantic]

“Yes, America has gotten better about racism, but it doesn’t even matter.” [The Nation]

Coloring the whitewashed history of fashion. [Tagg Magazine]

A petition against “5 Reasons to Date a Girl with an Eating Disorder.” [Change.org]

Addressing the criminalization of disability. [The Feminist Wire]

Hidden half: Women in Afghanistan. [Mother Jones]

A visit with Providence-based artist, Meredith Stern. [JustSeeds]

Why ENDA is an urgent issue for POC. [Colorlines]

A damn good takedown of hipster racism. [Dispatches from the Underclass]

A guide for LGBTQQIA+ people on healthcare. [Strong Families Movement]

Let’s talk about the comic books’ boys’ club. [The Atlantic]

It’s time to defend intersex rights. [ABC]

Marissa Alexander was denied release. [The Root]

What it’s like to have your food stamps cut. [Slate]

Socialist wins seat on Seattle City Council. [Al Jazeera]

On disability and the cartographies of difference. [The Feminist Wire]

Grimes responds to angry vegans about breaking from her veganism to eat Ben & Jerry’s (because her body, her choice.) [Where’s The Beef?]

An interview with a Texan abortion doctor who can no longer perform his job. [Slate]

Cancer & Beauty. [XOJane]

Busting the myth of ‘no makeup.’ [The Huffington Post]

A sad state of affairs: transgender, dead, and forgotten. [Jacobin]

‘Let them out,’ sings Esperanza Spalding outside of Guantánamo Bay. [Miami Herald]

India launches 1st bank exclusively for women. [Reuters]

12 Years A Slave—not coming to a theater near you. [The American Prospect]

Gloria Steinem & We Belong Together work for common sense immigration reform. [We Belong Together]

‘Catch An Illegal Immigrant’ is actually happening at a school in Texas. [The Huffington Post]

Undressing patriarchy on International Men’s Day. [Institute of Development Studies]

Racismo? On being black in Cuba. [Walking With San Cristóbal]

Feminist Blog Roll

Women in Color, In Solidarity is a Tumblr dedicated to WOC. Check it out!

Video of the Week

Gloria Steinem speaks about why immigration is a top feminist concern in the U.S. [We Belong Together]

Art Worth Sharing

16 Beautiful People Who Happen to Be Trans (find here.)

Internet Images FTW

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