Tuesday 5 March 2013

Links Round Up 05/03/13

Lashings of Ginger Bee Timer
Posted by Lashings of Ginger Beer Time

Hello Lashfriends!

Once again, Lashings of Ginger Beer Time are here to bring you your Recommended Tuesday Intake of internet.

Great news for both Nine Worlds (run by our very own Valentina and featuring numerous Lashers) and the Mechanisms (featuring Zim's doppleganger, Ashes O'Reilly) - both campaigns have been funded and are going ahead! The Mechanism's Indiegogo is still going, if you want to grab yourselves some space pirate themed goodies, and don't forget to pick up your ticket for the awesome Nine Worlds convention before they all get snapped up!

Lashings will be performing at the NUS Women's conference this evening, where we will be announcing the start of our own Indiegogo campaign, raising money for our Edinburgh Fringe show, Fanny Whittington. If you enjoyed our first pantomime (in which case, you have remarkably good taste), then you're sure to enjoy our radical, queer, feminist take on Dick Whittington. Make sure you get a chance to see it at the Fringe AND get your hands on lashings of treats (sorry) here.

F-Word blogger Laura writes about how the cultures of sexual harassment as seen from Lord Rennard serves to maintain male dominance(TW: Sexual harassment)

Marxist Queen talks about how the police perpetuate transphobia. (TW: transphobia)

Tara at xoJane gives instructions on how not to be a dick to your disabled friend. The principles behind these also apply to other marginalised groups.

Finally, relevant to many of our reader's interests is this video from the BBC magazine, featuring the first museum to display video games as an art form.

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