Random recommended reading

The only black kid in class?  Here’s how it happens.

Steve Gray brings the pain on Brian Edwards, by which I mean, “quotes Brian Edwards being a douchebag again“.

British magazine The Week depicts the Boston bomb suspects as pretty damn brown.

“Sickening” is exactly the word to describe the situation when victims of domestic violence are punished for reporting the attacks against them.

GayNZ has a great comprehensive piece on the Manukau City Council (Regulation of Prostitution in Specified Places) Bill – originally placed in the ballot by Labour MP George Hawkins, now under the mandate of Labour MP H V Ross Robertson, FYI.  H/T Tits and Sass.

Iowa’s Supreme Court has ruled that both same-sex parents may be listed on a baby’s birth certificate.  Woo!

I don’t know if this TEDx talk on violence against women will really “turn every man who sees it feminist”, but it’s pretty damn good.



  1. ObjectiveReality

    Yeah – I saw that TED video. and while I concur that it’s a smart way of explaining and proposing solutions to the issues, I’m pretty sure an MRA could still hoot it off as yet another manifestation of the fascist gynarchy or something.