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“If you’re a boy writer, it’s a simple rule: you’ve gotta get used to the fact that you suck at writing women and that the worst women writer can write a better man than the best male writer can write a good woman.” – Junot Diaz

Who does the laundry, and why?

The New Republic‘s nonexistent sex issue.

When computer programming was women’s work.

Amy Poehler is perfect: “I wasn’t shy, I liked to be looked at, and making people laugh released a certain kind of hot lava into my body that made me feel like a queen.”

Kang v. Kodos

“By far the two biggest risk factors for sexual abuse in all kinds of detention facilities are being “non-heterosexual,” as the BJS puts it, and having a history of sexual victimization that predates the inmate’s current incarceration.” – This whole piece is tremendous and horrible, and a must-read.

“Apart from characterizing it as ‘boring,’ it’s difficult to contextualize Franzen’s anti-technology sentiments unless you’re familiar with his fiction.”

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