As someone who also tends to write “strong female characters”, I applaud this article. via Why I Write “Strong Female Characters”.
Some people complain that only women talk about platonic friendships and that men are, essentially, faking it. Well, it ain’t always so. via Jeff’s take on his platonic friendship with Juliet. – By Jeff Deutchman – Slate Magazine.
It was famously said in the movie, When Harry Met Sally: Harry Burns: You realize of course that we could never be friends. Sally Albright: Why not? Harry Burns: What I’m saying is – and this is not a come-on … Continue reading
Is it time to rethink how scholarships are distributed in college athletics? The head-butting between Title IX and Football has resulted in some inequities that should be addressed for the health of all college varsity sports. Continue reading
Totally important. Female Athletes: An Unspoken Sisterhood | BlogHer.
It really annoys me that this is an issue still. When will the (overwhelmingly male) road-blockers stop being such poopy-heads? Why are they so fearful? Write Like a Man – Salon.com (via http://twitter.com/DianePatterson/statuses/6675320763)
The spector of gender development disorder complicates things mightily when it comes to athletic competition. For one South African runner, this has created a bit of a problem. Continue reading
Well, around the ‘net, Summer Glau continues to impress—those of us who have been fans for years are hardly surprised…we’ve been impressed for quite a while, now. Continue reading
English changes all the time. Our standard pronoun structure has served us well, but it does have weaknesses. It’s time that we fill the gap of not having a non-gendered pronoun. Whether in academic writing, or just because we want to be inclusively generic, ey/em/eir fit the bill easily. Continue reading