Random recommended reading

A new mini-campaign for better clothes options has launched with the Clothes Calling Card.  Check out Coley Tangerina’s blog for details.

Ableism is implying that a person’s mental health disqualifies them from, well, whatever it is you want to disqualify them from doing.  Mad Gastronomer at This is Thin Privilege takes some down.

Next time someone complains that their mediaeval fantasy novel has to have an all-white cast for “realism”, point them to this excellent article about diversity in European history.  Speaking of which, it turns out pale skin is a very recent evolutionary development.  We’re the aberrations, white people.

Your weekly brain cleanser: Mean Girls quotes on NZ politicians at LOL NZ Politics.