Saturday Link Love: Headless Women, Admissions Policies, and Child Poverty

Saturday Link Love is a new feature where I collect and post links to various articles I’ve come upon over the past week. Feel free to share any interesting articles you’ve come along as well! The more the merrier.Note: Inclusion does not imply full agreement. New Favorite Tumbler: Headless Women of Hollywood, on Feministing---"“By decapitating the woman, she becomes an unquestionably passive object to the male gaze,” the Tumblr’s creator, comedian Marcia Belsky, explains."This Is Wha … [Read more...]


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Anonymous Tip: Donna Gets a Lawyer (and Her Boyfriend Back)

A Review Series of Anonymous Tip, by Michael FarrisPp. 299-306Several readers of this series have mentioned that Farris head hops quite a bit, writing from the perspective of a wide variety of characters and giving little warning when switching between them. There are also scenes that are ambiguous, like the one we're about to cover today. In this section, we spend most of the time not in any one's head at all---instead, it's straight dialogue---but this does mean we don't actually know … [Read more...]


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Lesbian Duplex 69: An Open Thread

It’s time for another Lesbian Duplex thread! If you have a link or article or interesting thought that’s not relevant to an ongoing thread, you can share it here. If a conversation on another post has turned entirely off topic, you can bring it here also. Every so often, as the number of comments on a given Lesbian Duplex post becomes unmanageable, I put up a fresh post. I’ve added a “chatter” tab under my blog banner that will direct readers to these discussion threads, so no one will have to wo … [Read more...]


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Saturday Link Love: AIDS, Exotic Problems, and the Satanic Panic

Saturday Link Love is a new feature where I collect and post links to various articles I’ve come upon over the past week. Feel free to share any interesting articles you’ve come along as well! The more the merrier. Note: Inclusion does not imply full disagreement. Meet the Woman Who Cared for Hundreds of Abandoned Gay Men Dying of AIDS, on Out---"Who knew there’d come a time when people didn’t want to bury their children?" We Weren’t That Resilient, on Maureen O'Leary---"Look, if we take away … [Read more...]


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Anonymous Tip: Stephen and Donna Have It Out

A Review Series of Anonymous Tip, by Michael FarrisPp. 297-299Last week the local newspaper posted an article about Gwen's civil rights case, but while Gwen and Peter had reason to be pleased with the article, Donna did not. She was especially worried about the questions the article raised about Blackburn's death. She knew she was innocent of any connection to Blackburn's death, but she was terrified that somehow the detectives might stumble into the blackmail plot and implicate her in t … [Read more...]


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Lesbian Duplex 68: An Open Thread

It’s time for another Lesbian Duplex thread! If you have a link or article or interesting thought that’s not relevant to an ongoing thread, you can share it here. If a conversation on another post has turned entirely off topic, you can bring it here also. Every so often, as the number of comments on a given Lesbian Duplex post becomes unmanageable, I put up a fresh post. I’ve added a “chatter” tab under my blog banner that will direct readers to these discussion threads, so no one will have to wo … [Read more...]


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Saturday Link Love: Screen Time, Plagiarism, and Fantasy Novels

Saturday Link Love is a new feature where I collect and post links to various articles I’ve come upon over the past week. Feel free to share any interesting articles you’ve come along as well! The more the merrier.Note: Inclusion does not imply full agreement. Michael Brown's Mother Lezley McSpadden: "I Feel Like I Can't Enjoy Anything", on Cosmopolitan---"I wrote the book because I wanted everyone to know who Michael Brown was." Why Kids’ Screen Time is a Feminist Issue, on Medium---"When … [Read more...]


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