Tuesday 22 April 2014

Linkspam - 22nd April, 2014

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We've another bumper-sized links roundup for you today, with several(!) quite recent ones, as well as a few more links to the past for good measure.

On the Independent, Kaliya Franklin and Gary Bourlet point out that, for disabled people and those with learning disabilities, the "sacking" of ATOS won't change anything.

Alana Mancuso at the Mary Sue takes the opportunity to speak in praise of the women of Elementary.

CN Lester explains why we're all non-binary.

On Bad Housekeeping, Umber Ghauri describes the quest for brown foundation, with triggers for white supremacism.

John Scalzi suggests the existence of four levels of discrimination, categorising different ways that people respond to structural privilege.

Alicia Liu has a post on overcoming imposter syndrome, from her perspective as a woman in programming.

Kat of Mixosaurus writes on content, choice and consent - "The specific content I will be discussing is sexual assault, but there will be brief mentions of police violence, forced feeding, transphobia and death (cancer and suicide)".

change.org has a petition asking that Chris Grayling review and amend the new rules which restrict prisoners' access to books and family items.

At cuppacocoa, Joellen provides a better way to say sorry, to help children learn empathy...

...and on MindShift, Katrina Schwartz considers recent studies with implications for how to give good praise to girls, and what messages stick.

Amina Jabbar, guest contributor on Racialicious, offers a Muslimahs guide to rocking the world.

Autostraddle has the post, Claudia is Intersex, let's talk about it - including mention of nonconsensual surgical alteration and prejudices against intersex people.

My Modern Met showcases a series of self-portraits by a young photographer with depression - with triggers for mental health issues.

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