The Writing of Laurie Penny

I have only read Laurie Penny online, but now she is on my list of writers to watch. (This is also how I discovered Rebecca Solnit, author of the fantastic Men Explain Things to Me.) Here are three of Penny's recent essays, written in response to the wave of sexual harassment revelations made in recent months. I … Continue reading The Writing of Laurie Penny

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Subvert the dominant paradigm: link roundup

Here's a roundup of online reading I've been doing lately around issues fo diversity, gender equality, and culture change. Enjoy! Why gender equality is good for everyone -- a very interesting TED talk by Michael Kimmel. Twofer from the New York Times this Sunday -- when can women stop looking perfect? (hint: now) and it's payback time … Continue reading Subvert the dominant paradigm: link roundup