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Link Roundup 5/10/13

Mother Jones on why Mitt Romney’s advice to college grads is misguided, as well as a a background on the quiverfull movement.

Why are we ashamed of our women heroes?

Powerful video: Women make their voices heard: this is my body, not yours.

Frank Bruni on the sexism in the media’s reporting on Amanda Knox.

Why calling out sexist humor matters.

What 24 hours of street harassment sounds like.

Abstinence only education made rape victims like Elizabeth Smart feel “Worthless, Dirty, And Filthy.

No, abortion is NOT Planned Parenthood’s “Central Purpose.”

Maureen Johnson talks about the gender coverup in literature.

7 thoughts on women in games from indie developer Porpentine.

An awesome 17 year old coder is making waves for sparing people from Twitter TV spoilers — and she’s a girl.

It’s time to retire “boob-plate” armor.  It would kill you.

Women undervalue their contributions when working with men.

A new Canadian fashion magazine celebrates plus-size women.

A video created for a Women and Gender Studies class at the University of Saskatchewan by Sarah Zelinski, Kayla Hatzel and Dylan Lambi-Raine asks us: What if gender roles in advertising were reversed?

For the mamas who don’t get love on Mother’s day.

Also, congratulations to all of our graduates, and for those students returning next semester, happy summer break!  Enjoy it!

Your editor,

Katharine

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Weekly Link Roundup: 3/22/13

Publishers reject video games such as Remember Me because they have female protagonists.

Katharine Hughes reflects on Steubenville and the larger context of rape culture.

Anne Thériault explains why we should stop defining women in terms of their relation to men.

The language of violence against women is steeped in victim blaming.

“Creepshots”, or the sharing of pictures of women taken against their consent for a sexual purpose, are becoming more common on facebook.

The NRA is fighting to keep guns in the hands of perpetrators of domestic violence.

So you’re tired of hearing about rape culture?

Prominent women’s colleges are rejecting trans women.

Adria Richards heard a man making inappropriately sexual comments at a professional tech conference, reported it, and is now facing horrifying retaliatory harassment and was publicly fired as a result.

Joe Rogan facilitated internet harassment against a woman who called him out on transphobic comments against Fallon Fox.

In good news, more than half of all female voters identify as feminists!

Randi Owenby, Katharine Hughes, Kristin Tillotson, and Dr. Phyllis Thompson talk about Women’s History Month to BTN Channel 16.

Civility week begins this Sunday! Here’s the schedule.

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