Or an Indian, Chinese, Native America, Mexican … There’s another post on my fl list that says puts it even more bluntly, but its locked. However, I found another blog that breaks down the sentiments quite nicely. My identity is NOT a costume for you to wear! (The Native American via Ancient Eygpt costume is […]

Hotel owner tells Hispanic workers to change names. You know, you’d think that at some point in this series of increasingly bad decisions it would have occurred to him that he was creating a public relations nightmare, if nothing else. But I guess this is one of those times where bigotry trumped any semblance of […]

Taser Nation

Lets talk Tasers Taser advice: Don’t aim at target’s chest You don’t say? 44 Tasing related Death in the United States since the beginning of this year Here’s a list of blogs that are keeping up with the latest incidents involving police being assholes with tasers. Click on, scroll down, and if you are aware […]

I’ve been hearing a lot lately about the terrifying scale of the racist hatred being directed toward Obama. Yesterday I saw this article, which implied that the Secret Service is struggling to keep up with threats against the president. Since Mr Obama took office, the rate of threats against the president has increased 400 per […]

There was a blowup in the feminist blogosphere recently on the lack of intersectional recognition and dealing with disability. I’ve have not been following it as well as I should have, but one of the posts I read mentioned FWD/Forward In it’s About section, the contributors explain their mission: FWD/Forward is a group blog written […]

(And feminist, and anti-classist, and pro-GLBTQI, and anti-ablist, and so on. It’s a human right.) Apologies for being so quiet lately, ya’ll. I’m up to my ears in writing books and writing grants to help me keep writing books and writing resumes to help me get the grants to help me keep writing books. But […]

Prison Diaries…A short linkspam

To start off, a couple of booksThe Real Cost of Prison Project Comics that have been thoroughly researched dealing with the War on Drugs, the cost of Prison Towns and how prison affects women and children. The Incarcerated Woman: Rehabilative Programming in Women’s Prisons (Paperback) Resistance behind Bars: The Struggles of Incarcerated Women Lets take […]

American Women Athletes Four: The Disability Post

We’ll start off with a general overview of the current situation of women athletes who are disabled. Gender Equality in Athletics and Sports:Disabled Women in Sports Getting interested and involved in sports is difficult for women and girls with disabilities because of the limited exposure they get to sports, especially when they are young. Those […]

Yes, that string of words in the subject line actually means something. Last Drink Bird Head is a charity anthology being put together by master anthologists Ann and Jeff VanderMeer. In their own words, The purpose of the awards is to celebrate those in the genre community who enrich us with their time, energy, and […]

Sorry guys. I accidentally deleted the disabled women athletes’ post twice tonight and I am so frustrated and angry at myself right now that its probably best for me to step away from the computer, before I lose my temper and throw the contraption outside. So while I’m recovering my equilibrium, PBS has got a […]