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Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 02:10 pm
Crime Against Nature Kids book about same sex and other "unnatural" relationships in nature. Not sue it works as a kids book but still interesting! Couldn't get it to download though.

When Depression is Contagious Captain Awkward post about how to draw boundaries and look after your own emotional well being when in a relationship with a depressed person.

Say hello to The Old Republic's gay planet All the same sex content in Bioware's Star Wars: The Old Republic MMMORPG is on one planet. Uh huh.

AMAZINGLY OFFENSIVE: On Stephen Hawking, Vader and Being More Machine Than Human Inspired me to make a More machine than man shirt because screw you, self obsessed technophiles.

Why I play violent video games Not the same reasons as me, but still an interesting read from another woman who likes violent video games (and no, not despite the violence)

The secret life of them: What it takes to shift class in Australia Quite different to my experience as an upwardly mobile child of downwardly mobile ex-middle class white people, but that's what you'd expect.

the positive side of socialism

Health Panics in Historical Perspective

“Oh, You Sexy Geek!”: “Geek Girls” and the Problem of Self-Objectification

I've been reading through Pervocracy, I particularly liked
Using my vagina about the validity of having unsexy sex if that's genuinely what you want.

From a different POV, You Need Help: Let's Talk About (Having More) Sex

Conservatives can be persuaded to care more about the environment, study finds

Multiple Sclerosis, Kepral’s Syndrome, and Why I’m Glad Thane Dies The importance of illness narratives with no magical cure.
Saturday, March 2nd, 2013 07:24 am (UTC)
I really enjoyed that "Crime Against Nature" link, thank you! It would definitely have worked for me as a kid, but my favourite relaxing reading at primary-school age was the Guinness Book of Records, everything in torrents of bite-sized facts.

The Stephen Hawking article was ridiculous, and takes two milliseconds of thinking about how I'm reading the article to dismantle the conceit behind it, but I do like to think about interconnection between people, machines and other forms of technology (like food production).
Thursday, March 7th, 2013 07:18 am (UTC)
I couldn't even FINISH the Hawking article, it was so awful. I want to run over the author repeatedly with all six wheels on my w/chair.