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What We’ve Been Reading

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Pennsylvannia town tells DV survivors to “shut up or get out.”

Jill Abramson, new editor in chief of the NYT, facing some sexist stereotyping.

Gradient Lair is some trenchant writing, y’all.

Why Isn’t There More Media Coverage of the West Explosion?

 

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3 responses to “What We’ve Been Reading

  1. Ellen (@notsaintellen) April 26, 2013 at 5:18 pm

    Ali Safran: ‘Did You Tell Anyone What Happened!? over at Huff Post College. Tumblr’s Surviving In Numbers creator tells the story of her sexual assault and why she started the blog.

  2. Bess April 26, 2013 at 5:24 pm

    Women Are Not Their Own Worst Beauty Critics by Imran Siddiquee. This article makes a great point. Yeah, we women are hard on our appearance, but that’s because we constantly hear how horrible we look. And that right there is the whole point: we constantly hear how horrible we look from other people.

  3. T. D. April 26, 2013 at 5:25 pm

    “Eighth grader designs standardized test that slams standardized tests”, from the Washington Post. I’m from Upstate myself and have taken quite a few of their standardized tests, so seeing a young student parody and criticize them was refreshing.

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