“Appropriate” Dress | Vol. 4 / No. 37.1

So I was going to write about a new Arkansas abortion bill that could, among other consequences, mean that a sexual assault survivor would have to get permission from her rapist in order to get an abortion. But that topic made me so angry I literally could not word. Which hasn’t happened since the GamerGate fiasco a few years ago, so… well done Arkansas, I guess. Instead you’ll get a shorter, slightly less angry bit about the House dress code. And I’ll try to tackle that other thing next week.
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Updating Traditions | Vol. 4 / No. 36.1

Seeing as I’m such a Disney fangirl, it may surprise you to know that I’ve never been to any of the Disney parks. My parents claimed (probably correctly) that as a child I would have had no patience with the lines. As an adult, I’m broke. And probably would still have no patience with lines. So I have no skin in the game when I hear about a park attraction being taken out or updated, except to think “well, there’s a ride I won’t get to see in the hypothetical future where I get to go to Disney World.” Other people take it more personally. Especially, it seems, when the changes involve reducing the sexism on what is supposed to be a family-friendly ride.
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Your Pride Month Book Club List | Vol. 4 / No. 32.1

June is Pride Month, and so I thought I would take a moment to celebrate the queer women authors and genderqueer authors that have made an impact on my reading habits, my work, and my life. This is by no means an exhaustive list of all of the amazing authors that fall into that category, merely the ones that have had the most impact on me (and probably not even all of those, because there are a lot. I read so much stuff you guys. So much). Because I’m selfish that way. And because if I let myself I would fall down this rabbit hole forever.
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