Nellie Bly was the first “girl reporter,” but as the exception, she was always playing by someone else’s rules
In the U.K., capital’s casualties are losing even the space to go mad
A guest-post from Laurie Penny: "Rape. From the Latin, 'rapere,' to take or snatch. "
Laurie Penny on London under Olympic occupation
In French, the phrase is 'Carrément dans le rouge,' meaning 'squarely in debt.' That’s why hundreds of thousands of students and union members involved in Quebec’s education strike have taken to pinning little red squares of cloth to their clothes.
[r]Image by imp kerr[/r] Gender determines the shape of our fantasies. Good little boys are supposed to dream about changing the world, but good little girls are…
What is perhaps most significant about Gibson's fiction, then, is what he chooses not to write about. None of his nine novels has been set in a world that requires the annihilation of our own.
Coming of age outside the economy.