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September 2013



What I’m Reading – September 26, 2013

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Crisp fall day – needed a coat for the morning walk to work.

– Oooh look! A group that did something utterly ridiculous took it back. So that’s nice: School board lifts heavily-criticized ban on Ellison’s ‘Invisible Man’

– A nice exploration of all the ways we tell boys it’s bad to be anything less than ‘masculine’: The real boy crisis: 5 ways America tells boys not to be “girly” (via @schemaly)

– A long read: NCAA and sexism: ‘We Felt Like We Were Above the Law’: How the NCAA Endangers Women (via @scATX)

– Kind of nice to see a guy calling out the dude bro ridiculousness: #BeAnExample (h/t Miss Representation)

– This is awesome! Marissa Alexander, Sentenced to 20 Years for Firing One Shot Into the Ceiling, Gets a Retrial (h/t @DrJaneChi)

– So bizarre. Famed Italian pasta maker Barilla: Gays can eat someone else’s pasta (h/t @JessicaValenti)

– Ooooh, goodie. A lit prof who won’t teach books written by women. FANtastic. Lit Professor Who Doesn’t Teach Books by Women Is Surprised That Offends People (h/t @RepresentPledge)

– Anotherexample of why we need universal health care, not this system that still ties much of the health care to employment: ObamaCare List Hits 313 As 54 Colleges Cut Adjunct Hours

– And finally, my favorite article of the day: Atlas Shrugged Producers Launch Kickstarter to Finish Their Self-Reliant Epic

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