Weekend Links, Vol. 44: Occupation is a Feminist Issue

print by Melanie Cervantes
print by Melanie Cervantes

Welcome to another week of feminist web surfing! 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

70 percent of 700 injured in Gaza bombings are women and children. [The Independent]

The Palestinian death toll in the Gaza Strip reaches 135 as Israeli bombs keep raining. [Aljazeera]

As of Friday, no Israelis have been killed by Gaza bombs but Israeli leader calls for ‘full force.’ [The New York Times]

UN Security Council calls for Gaza cease fire and a timeline of events. [Haaretz]

“Stop paying superficial lip service to intersectionality, white feminists. It is insulting and strips the power from one of the most important concepts in the politics of gender liberation. If you can’t take a stand against racism you have no business calling yourself intersectional for feminist brownie points.” [Autostraddle]

Jack Halberstam disses the use of trigger warnings because those darned millenials.[Bully Bloggers]

A Kickstarter for white privilege in response to potato salad Kickstarter. [Feministing]

Ciara has gorgeous new hair and haters gonna hate. [The Frisky]

Laverne Cox has an amazing week. [Autostraddle]

 


 

Feminist Blog Roll

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Beyonce Voters is a brilliant response to a Fox News anchor claiming that Hillary Clinton was courting the “single ladies” and “Beyonce voters.” The blog combines lyrics from Beyonce songs with political figures in novel and hilarious ways.

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Juliana Huxtable‘s blog is queer, anti-racist, trans celebrating, and probably doesn’t give a fuck what you think about it.

 


Internet Images FTW

arrogance pic

 

thick thighs

 

i complete me

 

Curated by Patricia Ekpo & the Bluestockings Editorial Board

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