Happy Star Wars Day, everyone. I read things and I found them interesting, and I am showing you some links. Maybe you’ll find the interesting too. None of them are related to Star Wars.
Gender Performance: The TransAdvocate interviews Judith Butler (Cristan Williams)- Ever wondered what Judith Butler thinks of TERfs? Wonder no more.
Jeremy Clarkson, UKIP, and badges of honour. (Musa Okwonga)- Musa writes beautifully on the terms of debating racism in the UK.
17 Lies We Need to Stop Teaching Girls About Sex (Julianne Ross)- Very simple and excellent point-by-point piece.
7 Reasons ‘Radical’ Publishers are Getting OWNED by the Internet (James Butler)- Old publishing is fucked, and here’s why.
Race shatters the idea of a shared female experience (Reni Eddo-Lodge)- A light in the otherwise relentless shitfest of the Feminist Times’s #GenderWeek.
Class is to gender what a tube map is to London (Roz Kaveney)- The only other FT GenderWeek post worth reading.
Is the DOJ Forcing Banks to Terminate the Accounts of Porn Stars? (Mary O’Hara)- Something fishy seems to be going on in the US. Read all about it.
Elsa and Trans Iconography: The Snow Queen’s Gloves Come Off (aiofeschatology)- A very interesting reading of Disney’s Frozen.
And finally, more honest Daily Mail headlines.