Weekly round-up and open thread

Hi everyone! Please see below for this week’s round-up and open thread. Here we include links that we find interesting. Linking does not mean endorsement. Please tread carefully as some topics may be triggering.

Angela Davis: ‘There is an unbroken line of police violence in the US that takes us all the way back to the days of slavery’ (The Guardian)

Breaking the Princess Mould: Deliciously Subversive Alternatives for Girls (Feminist Shopping)

Domestic abuse charity criticises May’s law criminalising coercive behaviour (The Guardian)

Another open letter to Russell Brand (this one’s shorter and not shit) (Another Angry Woman)

I Don’t Know What to Do With Good White People (Jezebel)

The Posters that Warned against the Horrors of a World with Women’s Rights (Messynessy Chic)

I Marched Through Soho Last Night In Support of Britain’s Sex Workers (Vice)

Social Media, Online Dating and Twitter Pals: In Defence of the Internet (That Pesky Feminist)

All of These Fashion Magazines Covers Have One Appalling Thing In Common (Mic)

Obituary of Nigerian anarchist Sam Mbah (Zabalaza)

Why are female pop stars frequently accused of being men? (The Guardian)

The best ice-breakers for girls (Daily Life)

Move Your Asses, Masses: L7 Reunion Is In The Works (Bust)

Also: an oldie, but a goodie: Why I Like Facials (The Dirty Kind) (XO Jane)

The 29 best moments for women in 2014 (The Huffington Post)

Happy Christmas, all!


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