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June 2014



What I’m Reading – June 20, 2014

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A day late because I spent last night raising money for Puget Sound Blood Center. It was a blast!

– I don’t think we talk about this enough. I know I use this language ALL THE TIME. Working on it: Doing Social Justice: 10 Reasons to Give Up Ableist Language (h/t @rhrealitycheck)

– Chelsea Manning speaks about her actions: The Fog Machine of War (via @NYTimes)

– Oh goody. Police: UW student planned mass killings, promised to ‘only kill women’ (via @Q13FOX)

– Huh. I didn’t have to take MY make-up off when I got my new license last year. Perhaps the DMV thinks only people with a W on their license should be allowed to wear make-up? DMV demands teen take off his makeup for photo or no license (via @Q13FOX)

– Hmmm. Starbucks, I’m keeping an eye on you. Critics Point to Drawbacks in Starbucks Tuition Program (via @NYTimes)

– OH HELL NO: Bob Jones University told rape victims to repent and look for ‘root sin’ that caused their attack

– Man, I need to bookmark this and post it on a pretty regular basis on some Facebook posts of others … FAQ: Why are you concentrating on X when Y is so much more important (h/t @JessicaValenti)

– Well that’s absurd. Do they refuse to air any ad that mentions a medical procedure? No? Huh. NBC ‘refuses to air ad for new movie Obvious Child because it mentions the word abortion’ (h/t @rhrealitycheck)

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