Since I heard that Teen Vogue had become more newsy and political, I’ve been following them online. Best. Decision. “What Defunding Planned Parenthood Means.”
Today I’m going to be wearing two hats, of the figurative variety. I’m doing some duel reader’s advisory: librarian and blogger.
First let’s talk about Lord of the Rings
This classic series is beloved. By me, too! It’s a classic fantasy by the amazing and unparalleled J.R.R. Tolkien. That man was a genius. As a scholar, he drew heavily on Anglo-Saxon traditions and language. He was especially interested in language. Did you know that the story for LOTR came out of languages he created first? Crazy!
A Georgia Legislator is quoted saying this about rape survivors: “If you feel triggered, trigger somewhere else.” Quote of the Day via Feministing.
Hillary Clinton being inspiring on International Women’s Day: The secret to Hillary Clinton’s resilience: ‘the discipline of gratitude’ via Quartz.
“The notion of protests as an option only for the elite simply doesn’t jibe with history.” Protests Are Not About the Privileged via Jezebel.
Brie Larson silently, but not so silently, agrees that Casey Affleck is a garbage human: Brie Larson Indicates That Not Clapping for Casey Affleck Meant Exactly What You Thought It Did via Jezebel.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year, guys! It’s Women’s History Month! And today is International Women’s Day! In celebration, I’ve compiled a bunch of great reads by, for, and about women. Whip out your TBR and get ready to add some titles to your list.