Hello hello, winter travelers! De-scarf, un-coat, kick off yer shoes, have a stretch, grab a beverage. How are you? Where have you been? How was it getting here, was the traffic bad? Get on into this here Friday Open Thread and tell me all about it.
Kristen Stewart, lumbersexiness, palazzo pants and moar!
C’mon step it up from the predictable chips and dip!
It’s about ultimate frisbee’s simultaneously baffling, weird, and wonderful obsession with rainbows.
In short, it’s a damn good shirt, designed for those of us who are tired of tailoring menswear to fit. With a myriad of both classic and eclectic colorways, it’s a shirt for everyone. And yes, in case you were wondering, they’ve got flannel.
We convinced her to share her top secret tips for cooking perfect scrambled eggs!
The world’s largest fandom playground never stops giving!
Topics include Dollywood, women writers, migrant farmers, Dorothy Allison, the Nigerian schoolgirls who escaped Boko Haram, the American military and more!
The women activists of #BlackLivesMatter, anal bronzing, Rachel Maddow, a week of being harassed on twitter, douchebags catcalling their own mothers, Google is not a library, the whiteness of voices in public radio, I think Modern Farmer is going to be ok, teenage brains, and more!
Since Brittney Griner is joining the allstar lady gay crew of brides on Say Yes to the Dress, let’s celebrate our favorite queer lady wedding moments in the series so far.
Selfridges will be hosting a six week, non-gender specific shopping experience from March 12 until the end of April.
How the Pathetic Lesbian trope managed to scare me straight while making me laugh.
“In the wake of a national conversation about police violence and systemic racism that centers around the recent murders of black men, Jessie’s death is an awful reminder that police violence certainly affects Latin@ and LGBT communities.”
“That’s the reason having a platform matters so much to me. Violence against trans women of color gets shoved under the rug so often, and there’s no accountability.”
Phase 1, both the oldest standing lesbian bar in America and the last to remain in the nation’s capital, closed abruptly this month. Meanwhile, venues for gay men are booming. What’s the future of lesbian nightlife in DC?
A short documentary about one of the most badass pioneering women in computer science? Directed by Gillian Jacobs? I’m here for that, and I feel like you are too.
As if decreasing daylight wasn’t bad on its own, there are inches of fluffy white flakes that are the equivalent to little middle fingers falling from the sky and winds cold enough to make you question if you even put on clothes today. We must survive, my friends. So here are a few of my own survival tactics.
The current body of social psychological work on gender bias in STEM has disappointingly (but not unsurprisingly) focused almost exclusively on the experiences of white women. This study does better.
“They don’t fire girls, only guys. One guy got fired for swearing, another called his table “ghetto,” and the third got fired for asking his table why they didn’t tip him.”
On the one hand, you have this awesome skill you really want to offer/share/show off. The people around you think it’s cool, they think you can help them, and they want to open up to you. But it’s not always that simple.