Weekend Links, Vol.21: The Issue Goes To Print

Welcome to another week of feminist web surfing! This week, the team worked tirelessly to finalize the 3rd Issue of Bluestockings Magazine. In this 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

Marrisa Alexander has been released from prison! [For Harriet]

Why lazy journalism (about Michelle Obama) is bad for feminism. [The Guardian]

On heteropatriarchy and the 3 pillars of white supremacy. [Andrea Smith]

Why this guy wears nail polish–and it’s ok. [Medium]

Girl doesn’t straighten her hair, school’s racism expels her. [The Huffington Post]

NeoMcCarthyism strikes again: NSA seeks to shame civilians on blacklist by publicizing their porn viewing habits. [ACLU]

Indian actress criticizes people’s appraisal of Indian women’s rights. [BuzzFeed]

Arcade Fire’s Reflektor‘s cultural appropriation. [Chart Attack]

A review of I Am Divine. [Ion Cinema]

How do people feel about bisexuality? (Hint: some still don’t think it really exists.) [The Huffington Post]

Eating out. [Bitch Media]

On Islan Nettles. [Colorlines]

Fifty shades of grey-zone sex. [BDH]

An interview with trans woman of color, Laverne Cox. [Vibe Vixen]

I’m not your ‘black friend.’ [The Bold Italic]

Survivors of assault should take the time they need to heal. [Feministing]

Remembering black poet, Wanda Coleman. [The Nation]

How to think more about sex. [Brain Pickings]

A salon now charges a ‘fat tax’, disregards that all bodies are natural. [The Huffington Post]

Jewelry inspired by the vulva. [Vulva Lovely Lovely]

Cultural Appropriation 101, featuring pop stars. [The Huffington Post]

What Chelsea Manning’s thankful for. [Time]

Support the Colored Girls Hustle Hard Mixtape! [Feministing]

Artist wears white women as clothes as racial critique, ignores his sexism. [Elite Daily]

Sister Rosetta Tharpe, a godmother of rock n’ roll. [Brain Pickings]

Feminist Blog Roll

Women in the World is The Daily Beast‘s women’s section, which acts as its feminist platform and spotlight on women’s and minorities’ issues. Co-founders Ana Alvarez & Analise Roland have both worked for them. Check it out!

Quote of the Week

Art Worth Sharing

“Does Your Man Suffer From Yellow Fever” by Donna Choi interrogates the homogenizing exotification of Asian women in a series of artwork aimed to displace ‘yellow fever.’

Internet Images FTW

All Images via Donna Choi and Google Images

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