Apologies for how long it’s taken for the roundup to come, but frankly everything is terrible and seems to be getting worse.
The Immortal Myths About Online Abuse (Anil Dash)- These myths allow abuse to thrive and stop any practical measures being taken.
Speaking Out (Sara Ahmed)- Sara recently resigned from her position at Goldsmith’s over a failure to counter sexual harassment. She explains what needs to happen next and how resignation is resistance.
Breaking up is necessary to do (Lola Phoenix)- Why a rising divorce rate isn’t necessarily A Bad Thing.
“NO CONDOM, NO PUSSY”: Housework is Real Work. Sex Work is Real Work. Under Capitalism All Work is Shit. (Bahar Mustafa)- An overview of some glorious acts of resistance from women.
The First Woman To Put Her Face On Packaging Got Trolled Like Crazy– A little bit of history about how nothing has changed.
Why I stormed the Tate Modern in protest against violent men (Liv Wynter)- Explaining the protests at the Tate Modern and questioning why the work of the man who killed Ana Mendieta is displayed there.
How to Politicise a Murder (Cameron De Chi)- Exploring how the conservative media twisted Jo Cox’s murder to suit their own ends.
Orange is the New Black is Trauma Porn Written for White People (Ashleigh Shackelford)- This is a great response to the latest season, and what came before.
And finally, the eerily perfect every TED talk ever.