- One Blogger Watched All 117 Episodes of Modern-Day Doctor Who And Analyzed How Many Times It Passed the Bechdel Test | The Mary Sue (March 9): Happy Tenth Anniversary of New Who! How do the last ten years fare when it comes to the Bechdel Test? Not bad – but could be better.
- Beliefs About Brilliance and the Demography of Academic Fields | Sociological Images (March 23): “Their results showed a clear relationship between the presence of women in a field and the assumption that success required brilliance.”
- Trigger Warning: Abuse Flickering the Gaslight: Tactics of Organized Online Harassment | Model View Culture (March 19): “When prominent GamerGaters and MRAs use words that have been developed to treat post-traumatic stress disorder, or to describe the violent institutions of white supremacy in our countries, they are not “reappropriating” or changing the meaning of the word through the elasticity of language and culture: they are actually enacting violence on the people who need those words to validate their own experiences and existences.”
- Note: Sexual images Totally Practical Super Lady Costumes | The Nib (March 20): “Plus, her super power is seduction.”
- How to Be Critical of Industry Events Without Throwing Other Women Under the Bus | Model View Culture (March 14): “When you tell women that they do not belong at your events because of their proximity to sex work, you are perpetuating whorephobia. You are furthering the idea that sex and work must be always kept separate, and actively harming the lives of the people engaged in sex work.”
- Women still find it tough to reach the top in science | The Conversation (March 23): Australian research on prospects and challenges for women seeking post-doctoral science careers, compared to men and other career paths.
- Call for Contributors for our First Issue! | The Recompiler: “The Recompiler is a feminist hacker magazine, launching in Summer 2015. Our goal is to help people learn about technology in a fun, playful way, and highlight the work of underrepresented groups… The deadline to submit ideas for this first issue is April 30.”
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