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repost from Sociological Images If you can’t read the sticky note, it says “My Mom has a PhD in math” Whenever I point these things out, I get “oh! well not yooou“. You missed the fucking point. (If you don’t … Continue reading
As you likely know, today is Ada Lovelace day. As the history goes, Charles Babbage designed the first computer, which he called ‘the analytic engine’, an unbelievable innovation both in engineerial and computational theory. Although opaque to almost everyone aside … Continue reading
(repost from International Business Times) Very few of the photos from the depression era were done in color. The post above has a genuinely stunning collection, of which, the following is my favorite: Also, it feels nice to have an … Continue reading
(repost of Another Post About Rape from Fugitivus) So there are a lot of politics to rape, especially the aftermath of rape. Especially around the discussion of whether or not a girl (guys can be rape victims too, another post) … Continue reading
Whenever someone argues with me that they’re not being sexist because, after all, they didn’t ask any women to go bake cookies naked and then give them blowjobs while scrubbing the kitchen floor (which can be fine if it’s all … Continue reading
A good, basic explanation of the effect that ambient sexism, and even the threat of ambient sexism, can have on people (repost from The Hidden Brain). You are a woman worried about sexism who has applied for a job. When … Continue reading
(repost from GeekFeminism) This so geeky, and interesting and I love it for that… I have a soft spot for great aesthetics and costuming. And then of course the racial commentary, which is total icing.
shoomlah over at deviantart reenvisioned the disney princesses in garb that is historically accurate for the stories’ settings (with lots of research and artistic skill). That might be the geekiest thing I’ve heard all day.
Women Choosing Math… Choice in the Sciences It’s especially interesting in the articles that argue that women “choose” not to be in higher paying jobs, part of that is the choice to have children. They do know that men can … Continue reading