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September 2013



What I’m Reading – September 9, 2013

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Nice weekend for sports (if you’re me) – Huskies have a bye but move up on the rankings, Seahawks win, and most importantly, 49ers win. Football has begun! Now onto the links…

– Penny Arcade apologized. Much of it seems sincere, but I still disagree with the comment about pulling the shirts. Also, calling it “Some Clarification” is pretty cowardly. Just call it an apology. It’s really not that hard: Some Clarification (h/t the Mister)

– Taking white privilege to task: “South Side” Woman Writes Martin Luther King Inspired Letter To White Republicans (h/t @schemaly)

– This dad is awesome: Seeing a Woman: A conversation between a father and son – See more at: (h/t @baubert)

– Man, there’s a whole lot of wrong in the new Texas text books: Texas approves renaming slave trade as “Atlantic triangular trade” (h/t @DrJaneChi)

– This. Is. Horrifying. Americans use the Internet to abandon children adopted from overseas (h/t @Karnythia)

– Five women? Maybe two people of color? The hell? Digital Media History (h/t @JessicaValenti)

– Sexism in science fiction. The Curious Incident of the Novelette and the Hugo Ballot

– In other news, people still treat fat people horribly: Fat Body Politics (h/t @GradientLair)

– The U.K. is winning. The contest? Not forcing our children into gender roles: Toys ‘R’ Us U.K. Agrees To Stop Labeling ‘Boys’ And ‘Girls’ Toys (via @ThinkProgress)

– Now Forbes is recognizing the racist name of the team from our nation’s capitol: Dan Snyder Should Change The Name Of His Football Team Now (h/t @EdgeOfSports)

– Oh Russell Brand. Nicely done. Russell Brand Kicked Out of GQ Awards For Pointing Out Hugo Boss Made Nazi Uniforms

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