Women’s Music Industry Horror Stories: Abuse, Sexism, and Erasure – “From getting groped in mosh pits to being passed over for senior positions, no number of years in the industry or degree of fame exempts a woman from being dismissed like a girl by a man.”
Hispanic Or Latino? A Guide For The U.S. Presidential Campaign – “This may seem an irrelevant question to many, but as the American presidential season kicks into high gear there’s been a lot of confusion about how to refer to people alternately called Hispanics or Latinos.”
That Amazeballs Scientific Study You Just Shared on Facebook Is Probably Wrong, Study Says – This is a good reminder that individually, scientific papers don’t mean much. It’s why we seek out consensus. And it’s what makes scientific journalism hard. From cerberus40.
Abortion Foes Scour Clinics’ Trash For Discarded Records – “Using garbage as their ammunition, anti-abortion activists — who have sometimes been accused of violating abortion seekers’ privacy — are turning the tables. They claim it’s the clinics that are violating patients’ privacy by discarding medical records in unsecured ways.”
– Kate Beaton is going on tour, so check her site for dates and locations! Hark! A Vagrant: Book Tour
KY County Clerk Ordered to Issue Marriage Licenses Again, Still Refusing to Do So – Won’t *somebody* think of the persecuted Christians who are just trying to peacefully practice their bigotry??
Put down the Emergen-C — vitamin C does not ward off colds – It’s almost cold season, which means it’s time for lots of unsolicited advice about which magical supplements to take to “boost” your immune system.