Weekend Links 12.12.13

NPR's 100 favorite songs of 2013 including CHVRCHES, Ariana Grande, Beck, David Bowie, Daft Punk and more >>>

There's no such thing as a "universal female experience" that women of all races, classes, nationalities, and sexual orientations share-- but the myth that there is this essential universal female experience stands strong, and it hurts women to base our politics off of it >>>

Melvfitness shows you exactly how she faked an amazing before/after photo, just to show you that you can look great or you can look terrible because real bodies have great moments and sloppier moments, good staging and bad staging >>>

Who counts as a woman of color? Asian women, as well as women from many other backgrounds outside of Black women, often find themselves either lumped in with whites, excluded by the POC label, or erased all together >>>

Shrinking Women by Lily Myers >>>

“I have devoted 30 years of research to how creative people live and work, to make more understandable the mysterious process by which they come up with new ideas and new things. If I had to express in one word what makes their personalities different from others, it’s complexity. They show tendencies of thought and action that in most people are segregated. They contain contradictory extremes; instead of being an individual, each of them is a multitude.” >>>

24 Rules for Being a Gentleman in the Modern Age >>>

1 comment:

  1. This is a great list! Loving the tunes NPR chose this year.