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Friday News!

14 Jan

I’m writing this sitting in our staff meeting – shh, don’t tell anyone – because I will not be late this week. And because I want to go to the pub with everyone else (we know how to team build).

With all of these links, they are not CCK content, and do not necessarily express the views of CCK (we just think they’re interesting). Content may not be suitable for under-18s, workplace viewing, or be particularly kinky. On with the linky goodness!


What if Tunisia had a revolution and nobody noticed? [My heart’s in Accra]. There’s a liveblog at EA WorldView.

March is Women’s History Month [The F-Word].

The Women’s Library is hosting an exhibition by the ceramic artist Nicola Malkin, as a part of their exhibition on women and domestic crafts (which is excellent, by the way – E) [The Women’s Library].

The Adipositivity Project is a gorgeous project aiming to widen the definitions of beauty through photography.

Nominate insipiring women for The Guardian’s list celebrating the 100th International Women’s Day [The Guardian].

Possibly including someone of this list of ten things invented by women [Women’s History Month].

Kaliya Franklin on why the disability living allowance cuts are relevant to all [The Guardian].

And bringing the funny for today – what America has learnt about British Justice system from Law and Order: UK.

 


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News round-up: now comes in only-a-day-late size!

8 Jan

Wheee, the friday news round-up likes to mix it up a little, so this edition is here on saturday for your reading delight.

With all of these links, they are not CCK content, and do not necessarily express the views of CCK (we just think they’re interesting). Content may not be suitable for under-18s, workplace viewing, or be particularly kinky.

 

On US passports, “mother” and “father” are to be replaced with the gender-neutral “Parent 1” and “Parent 2” [Kink On Tap].

Taraneh Ghajar Jerven reviews Burlesque for The F-Word.

US Figure Skater Johnny Weir comes out [Radically Queer]. This video of Weir dancing to Poker Face never fails to make me smile:

11 year old Aspen Drewitt-Barlow discusses growing up with two dads [The Mirror]

What is pansexuality? [SexGenderBody]

The extreme pornography laws are to be put to the test in a trial in Stafford [This Is Staffordshire].

Rug-making kits featuring stills from 1970s porn [Mr X-Stitch]

Our tumblir wins.