A linkspammer as good as a man (21st June, 2010)

2010 June 21
  • jadelennox gives concrete ways that able-bodied people can fight ableism, on top of or instead of blogging about it.
  • On that note, Anna has founded a transcripts community on Dreamwidth, for volunteers to help out with transcribing video and audio on the ‘net.
  • Steph writes about working conditions and worker suicides in PRC factories that manufacture Apple products.
  • Hilarity! Richie digs out an old gamer magazine introducing the “Other, Significant” monster, whose special attacks include Withering Stare, Cell Phone, Silent Treatment, Mother-in-Law. He also has a video response (no transcript) to anti-feminist/anti-women YouTube clips.
  • riko talks about 6 things that people seem to be unaware of when talking about disability with basic tenets of disability identity, in response to “disability” appearing as a prompt on a fanfic challenge
  • There’s an Ask Metafilter thread about being a geek woman being bullied by another woman.
  • FemaleScienceProfessor explains that that first adjective in her pseudonym is important… or that it sure has been important to her male colleagues.

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