Better late than never, eh? Have some links.
#SayHerName Report (AAPF)-A must-read report into deaths of Black women at the hands of the police.
We need to talk about safe spaces (Yomi Adegoke)- Shit that shouldn’t need saying, said well.
I Am the ‘Crazy Ex-Girlfriend’ the Men in Your Life Talk About, And I Have a Few Things to Say… (That Pesky Feminist)- Powerful piece, and basically TRUST NO MAN.
The Forgotten History of Romani Resistance (Pierre Chopinaud)- Raising awareness of a forgotten history.
Marriage is not Equality: Thoughts on #MarRef from a worried radical queer (Feminist Ire)- Important analysis, and worth bearing in mind if you’re celebrating.
How to Have a Good Night in Norwich (Jo Swo)- A new project to make Norwich nightclubs safer.
‘I’m gonna kill this lot’, and other things a police officer shouldn’t be saying during a protest (Hannah Dee)- Analysis of how police see protesters.
We trust children to know what gender they are – until they go against the norm (Diane Ehrensaft)- A defence of young children receiving treatment they need.
How Self-Described ‘Whore Nation’ Killed the TV Show ‘8 Minutes’ (Tara Burns)- A case study in community organising.
We Will No Longer Be Promoting HBO’s Game of Thrones (Jill Pantozzi)- Popular fandom website The Mary Sue has had it with GoT’s attitude to rape.
Mad Max: Troubled Road (20th Century Flicks)- How Fury Road could have been improved by including indigenous Australian actors.
Kitty Genovese’s secret lesbian history (Trish Bendix)- This important–and salient–aspect of Kitty Genovese’s life was completely erased from my psychology class.
5 Helpful Answers To Society’s Most Uncomfortable Questions (David Wong)- Send this Cracked article to whiney white men.
Safe Spaces are for White Men (Maya Goodfellow)- How white men desperately try and centre themselves.
Working at an abortion clinic challenged my pro-choice views — and confirmed them (Amy Beeman)- Touching article revealing the realities of working in an abortion clinic.
All Black Lives Matter: seeking justice for Sheku Bayoh (Siana Bangura)- A family is seeking answers. Spread their questions far and wide.
And finally, Mad Max posters improved with quotes from whiney white men who didn’t like it.
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@AntiFemDegrader gotta be the best twitter ever right