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
Why the new ‘Yes Means Yes’ legislation is a step back for feminism. [Chronicle]
Two teens who were sex workers were murdered—will America pay attention? [Bitch Magazine]
A new study shows that black women are profiled as prostitutes by NYC police. [Reason]
An open letter from Emma Sulkowicz’s parents. [Columbia Spectator]
Alternatives to HBO’s new show about white Brazilian sex workers. [Feministing]
Raising awareness about violence against women migrant workers. [Truth-Out]
Women will be invited to “men only” UN conference – sort of. [AlJazeera]
More than 3,000 people have registered to vote in Ferguson since Michael Brown’s death. [Think Progress]
Feminist Blog Roll
If you’re tired of the same old offensive, stereotypical, and boring Halloween costumes, Take Back Halloween is a great resource. It features costume guides for female figures as diverse as Baba Yaga and Queen Liliuokalani.
Videos Worth Sharing
A new trailer for Laverne Cox’s upcoming show about young trans* people, The T Word.
Internet Images FTW
Clarity Haynes’s awesome, super-sized breast portraits.