Daily Archives: April 15, 2009

Amazon admits fault

Update on the Amazon.com saga! Patti Smith, an Amazon spokesperson has called the stripping of sales-rankings on LGBT, feminist and reproductive health books as “an embarrassing and ham-fisted cataloging error.” Also, apparently more that 57,310 books were effected! Yet while they’re admitting fault, fixing this error has been a slow process. Thousands of books still […]

On Language

Jezebel ran a piece about this course at Vassar for men on understanding women’s language. The course was canceled after just one class, mainly because it had turned into an offensive lecture reinforcing gender and racial stereotypes. But it got me thinking. Yesterday we wrote about how navigating certain relationship dynamics can be difficult. But […]

How great is this bracelet? The Family Violence Prevention Fund puts them out, and half of the procedes from the RESPECT! bracelet go towards the great work the Fund is doing to prevent dating abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse. I love it (thanks, Joy)