- National Geographic starts us off by discussing how crucial it is to get women into STEM fields.
- File this under “general feminist thought everyone should read,” Rebecca Solnit (of Men Explain Things to Me fame) has a new essay out. [TomDispatch]
- GAMERGATE MAKEUP TUTORIAL. SO GOOD.
- Honestly, I’m nearing the end of my rope with all this GamerGate nonsense, but Arthur Chu wrote a long and heartfelt piece about the debacle, Felicia Day, and the trust that’s been broken, and I think you should read it. (He also brought back how much The Guild meant to me a couple years ago, and I’ve got feels like whoa.) [AlterNet]
- Also from AlterNet, “what happened when some libertarians went off to build Ayn Rand’s vision of paradise,” which I’m sharing because objectivism is basically a dystopian nightmare world and that fits this blog’s purview pretty neatly.
- Oh Joy Sex Toy has a new comic on consent! Yeah! [Bitch]
- “Here’s what you need to know to become a Captain Marvel fan before her movie comes out.” [Autostraddle]
- Oh this? It’s nothing, just an amazing-looking film noir Iranian vampire movie. [Slate]
- Whether you’re a maiden, mother, or crone, the Toast has got you covered, with beauty tips for every stage of your triple goddess lifecycle.
- Morticia Addams is my feminist role model, and Bustle is finally jumping on that bandwagon.
- Bitch magazine does these cool mixtapes, and this one is all sci-fi inspired. (Janelle Monáe! Robyn!)
- Also from Bitch, the shifting landscape of geek culture, the progress that’s been made, and the new players behind that change.
Top image: Still from A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night trailer.