Links for y’all to check out – and I’ve gotta say, damn, there are a lot of really good links here.
As always, the thread is open to anything folks want to post – feel free to self-promote, too.
The Gender Wage Gap Explained To You
Echidne – who, when not busy blogging, teaches Economics – has posted an utterly excellent three-part series on the gender wage gap. Seriously, I can’t recommend them highly enough. (And if you’re still hungry for more after reading Echidne’s stuff, I’ve written one or two posts on the topic, as well).
And if I yell at him? Aw geez, he was just trying to help! Why are disabled people so ANGRY all the time? Don’t they know that they should be GRATEFUL that we Normals put up with them and try to help them out whenever we want?? I just flirted with a girl in a wheelchair, you know her life is now changed forever!
The whole post is that great. Curtsy: Ariel on Shrub.com.
A panel discussion featuring Chris Ware, Seth, moderated byIvan Brunetti
Cartoonist Gordon McAlpin adapts the discussion to comic book form. Simply awesome. Curtsy:And We Shall March.
How the Sci-Fi Channel Turned Earthsea White, And Why It Matters
Sharp, beautiful essay about race, inclusion and science fiction. Even if you’ve never read “Earthsea,” you should read this. And the follow-up on the author’s blog, as well.
Deaf People In Legal History
A fascinating post on how various courts in the 1700s dealt with Deaf people taking the stand.
Yes, Pro-Life Policies Don’t Actually Reduce Abortion Much. But So What?
Bradford Plumer, responding to a recent post of mine, persuasively argues that I’m on the wrong track when I point out that the lowest abortion rates in the world are in pro-choice countries.
Feminism 101: Abortion
And speaking of abortion rights, JeSurgisLac has put together a well-done overview of pro-choice responses to common pro-life arguments.
Standpoint Theory, Discussed
LuckyWhiteGirl expands a comment she wrote here on “Alas.”
The Future Of Judaism: Pastrami or Falafel?
I’m hoping Pastrami, which I don’t even eat. This gets at an interesting conflict within American Judaism: Is the ancestral homeland Israel, or is it Brooklyn?