Quickies: Sarkeesian receives death threats, climate change models, and geek girls
- Anita Sarkeesian driven out of home by online abuse and death threats – She shared the the tweets that threatened her and used her home address yesterday. Trigger warning, they’re absolutely vile, but here is the kind of thing that gets said to you for being an outspoken feminist.
- Unpacking unpaused global warming – climate models got it right – “Although the global climate has continued to build up heat at an incredibly rapid rate, there has been a keen focus among climate contrarians and in the media on the slowdown of the warming at the Earth’s surface.” From Criticaldragon1177.
- If geek girls acted like geek guys – This video makes me happy that I know so many women comic nerds. From mrmisconception.
- Senator Gillibrand to colleague who called her “porky”: “Thanks asshole” – “In one incident from her early days in the Senate, Gillibrand describes an older senator who approached her from behind and squeezed her waist. “Don’t lose too much weight now,” she recalls him saying. “I like my girls chubby.”” From Arturo.
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