By Jos and Maya
Sociologist Stuart Hall, whose influence on cultural studies and Marxist theory cannot be overstates, has died at the age of 82.
Football player Michael Sam came out as gay yesterday – if drafted, he will be the first out gay NFL player. There’s been a ton of positive reaction, but there’s also an article in Sports Illustrated today in which 8 anonymous NFL executives and coaches throw around a bunch of homophobic bullshit. Let’s hope they’re not representative of the league overall.
Men working in Silicon Valley who have a graduate degree make 73% more than their female counterparts.
Cheryl Strayed, Lidia Yuknavitch, And Suzy Vitello talk writerly friendships.
On Saturday, 80 to 100,000 people came out for the “Moral March on Raleigh” to protest four years of GOP policies in North Carolina. See some photos from the protests at Think Progress.
“The reason women are turning you down for casual sex seems to be that, for one thing, a lot of you are calling them sluts afterward.”
Sheryl Sandberg’s “Lean In” movement is working to make stock photos less sexist.
Trial begins today for Cecily McMillan, an OWS demonstrator facing 7 years in prison after beingsexually assaulted by a police officer.