Another set of interesting stuff to read – as ever, please leave comments below on what you thought of the articles, and anything you’ve written or read which you think could do with a signal boost!
A beginner’s guide to transmisogyny – Natalie Reed works through the phenomenon, including how it differs from transphobia, femmephobia and misogyny
Videogames: internet sexism – Ben Pane writes about how “the pursuit of happiness” becomes an oddly defensive posture in the gaming community
After #solidarityisforwhitewomen: So You Want To Be An Ally, Now What? – Mikki Kendall gives concrete steps on how to be a better ally
Disney Ladies From Last Night – a project matching the text of “Texts From Last Night” with suitably (in)apt Disney images. Enjoy.
Post-Greenbelt thoughts on faith, theology and all that’s really deep (ahem) – Hannah Mudge talks authenticity, not being “a brand”, and thinking in public
Brown Body, White Wonderland – Another amazing piece from Tressie McMillan Cottom (slightly related to last week’s link), in which she writes about race, hierarchies of the body, how guys (and women) treat her in clubs, the “one drop rule” as a property clause, and much more.
The Myth of the Teenage Temptress – Emily writes about her own experiences of having sex with much older men whilst still a young teenager, and the pervasive myth that girls are “mature” enough to do so. [content note: this piece gets pretty harrowing]
Ace of clubs: is there room in the feminist movement for asexual women? – Laura Buttrick considers the particular issues asexual people face with the way sex positivity informs much modern feminism.