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Post by fakely mctest on Wed Sep 24, 2014 7:58 am

Hey, guys!  This forum, like the last one, will be a fairly 101-type space for a variety of issues.  This DOES NOT mean that people are welcome to come in and tromp all over discussions whilst demanding to be educated.  To that end, the Mods have put together the following list of reading on various topics.

We picked these articles because they are:

  • Well constructed
  • Relatively short while still remaining informative
  • 101-friendly

If you know of anything that would be a great addition to this list, please feel free to discuss it below as we will update the list as needed!

Understanding privilege

White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack
Straight White Male: The Lowest Difficulty Setting There Is
The Terrible Bargain We Have Regretfully Struck
Of Dogs and Lizards
Your Princess Is in Another Castle: Misogyny, Entitlement, and Nerds
The Sexual (and Racial) Politics of Nerd Culture: A Dialogue*

Sexual violence

Schrodinger's Rapist
Meet the Predators
Mythcommunication: It’s Not That They Don’t Understand, They Just Don’t Like The Answer
Fifty Obstacles to Leaving, a.k.a., Why Abuse Victims Stay

Friendship & relationships

Five Geek Social Fallacies
The Geek Social Fallacies of Sex
The Missing Stair
Katepreach's Friending Guide


How to Tell People They Sound Racist
My Feminism Will Be Intersectional or It Will Be Bullshit!

Sexual orientation

The Rainbow Connection: Orientation for Everyone

Gender identity

Transphobic Tropes series at Questioning Transphobia

Inclusive media

The Bechdel test
Speaking About Speaking Out
A Distinct Lack of Shouting

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