Our Sunday Links

Welcome back to the Sunday Links following our brief winter hiatus!

 

On Liking Women by Andrea Long Chu is the best thing I’ve read all week. Chu takes a deep dive into feminist histories—shoring up politics of lesbianism, desire, and exclusion—and reveals a more complicated topography than the one I’ve often been told about so-called 2nd wave feminism. Go for the historiography, stay for alluring combination of witty prose and smooth theory.

Get your reading list ready: thirty highly anticipated nonfiction reads and queer books (and other media too!) for 2018.

Don’t miss Alicia Elliott’s memo to Canada!

Jordan McDonald writes about the ways queerness for Black women on TV, in characters like Nola Darling, Annalise Keating, and Nova Bordelon, “corroborate[s] deep-seated fears about Black women’s sexual agency.”

Reproductive Justice means thinking about maternal mortality.

Serena Williams and Black excellence, joy, and motherhood.

Ontario is raising minimum wage! And according to a recent study, increasing minimum wage creates more jobs than it kills.

Lynn Beyak is racist and has been removed from the Conservative caucus of the senate.

If you’re interested in how Silicon Valley thinks of itself and the politics and culture of tech, check out this interview with Fred Turner.

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Our Sunday Links

A weekly roundup of links from GUTS

Returning to the Scene of the Crime

Samantha Marie Nock reflects on what she's learned about fatphobia, friendship, and healing one year after a New Year's Eve breakdown.

The Cultural Politics of Softness

"We are collapsing under the pressure to be chill, to be detached"

Our Sunday Links

A weekly roundup of links from GUTS

Safe Enough: On Love, Fear & Queer Dance Parties

"I often want to hide the concision of my personal queer history, the newness of my roots."

Our Sunday Links

A weekly roundup of links from GUTS

Family in the Time of the Internet

Mediated Natures: Surveillance and Animals

I keep a nest cam feed going in the background while I work or read online. The feeds provide some nice background noise, and if anything gets loud, I take a tiny break to see what’s going on. These cams...