Things I read this week that I found interesting

Happy Star Wars Day, everyone. I read things and I found them interesting, and I am showing you some links. Maybe you’ll find the interesting too. None of them are related to Star Wars.

Gender Performance: The TransAdvocate interviews Judith Butler (Cristan Williams)- Ever wondered what Judith Butler thinks of TERfs? Wonder no more.

Jeremy Clarkson, UKIP, and badges of honour. (Musa Okwonga)- Musa writes beautifully on the terms of debating racism in the UK.

17 Lies We Need to Stop Teaching Girls About Sex (Julianne Ross)- Very simple and excellent point-by-point piece.

7 Reasons ‘Radical’ Publishers are Getting OWNED by the Internet (James Butler)- Old publishing is fucked, and here’s why.

Race shatters the idea of a shared female experience (Reni Eddo-Lodge)- A light in the otherwise relentless shitfest of the Feminist Times’s #GenderWeek.

Class is to gender what a tube map is to London (Roz Kaveney)- The only other FT GenderWeek post worth reading.

Is the DOJ Forcing Banks to Terminate the Accounts of Porn Stars? (Mary O’Hara)- Something fishy seems to be going on in the US. Read all about it.

Elsa and Trans Iconography: The Snow Queen’s Gloves Come Off (aiofeschatology)- A very interesting reading of Disney’s Frozen.

And finally, more honest Daily Mail headlines.


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