Here’s this week’s open thread and our regular round-up of some of the articles and blogs we’ve noticed over the last week or so, but not had the time or capacity to post about.
If you have a link or comment that doesn’t fit anywhere else and would like to share it, feel free to drop it in the comments here.
As always, linking does not imply endorsement.
Ricky Gervais, there is no justification for this lazy cruelty (Tanya Gold, CiF)
Surrogacy maternity leave fight
Turkmenistan president fires cabinet minister ‘for being a bad father’ (Al Arabiya News)
Supermodels Without Photoshop: Israel’s ‘Photoshop Law’ Puts Focus On Digitally Altered Images
Feminist Frequency on The Hunger Games novel (CONTAINS SPOILERS!):
In Part 2, she compares the film to the books.
[Image of various feminist ephemera taken by me.]