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Crowdsourcing Sexism: Wikipedia, Women, and The Tyranny of Categories

On Wednesday, my twitter feed lit up with links to this op-ed  in the New York Times in which author, Amanda Filipacchi discussed a troubling practice occurring on Wikipedia:  It appeared that, gradually, over time, the volunteer editors who create the site … Continue reading

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Review of Graceling by Kristen Cashore

 Having grown-up with the feisty girl-knight in Tamora Pierce’s Song of the Lioness series, I cannot get my fill of sword-wielding, arrow-shooting, karate-chopping girl heroines. Kristin Cashore’s young adult fantasy novel Graceling delivers, with a determined heroine whose fierceness is … Continue reading

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