Quickies: Queer STEM, white fragility, and tracking diseases along the Silk Road
- How queer scientists are shaping their future with a survey – ““Especially disappointing was when I would interview two people working in a similar field who had stories that essentially mirrored each other,” says Mattheis, “but those individuals had never met each other.””
- On Leslie Jones and social media protecting white fragility but not black humanity – From Ray.
- Disability rights activist slams Donald Trump in DNC speech – “Donald Trump doesn’t see me, he doesn’t hear me, and he definitely doesn’t think for me.”
- Ancient bottom wipers yield evidence of disseases carried along the Silk Road – “‘Personal hygiene sticks’ excavated from a 2,000-year-old latrine pit have preserved evidence of the transmission route for infectious diseases.”