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September 10, 2011
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Things we liked, or didn’t like, from around the internet this week.
Filament interviews pioneering pornographer Annie Sprinkle.
On AlterNet, Greta Christina talks about the joys of casual sex.
An open letter to Naomi Wolf: Why rape is different
But rather than stripping away what little protection that rape survivors have, you’d do better to push for enough safety that it becomes unnecessary. That’s much harder work, and it’ll be much more successful at ending a culture that perpetuates rape.
Don’t be rude about our Jane, V. S Naipaul. On why we love Jane Austen
A brilliant post from Julie Fairey, at The Hand Mirror: Embracing rugby the game, rejecting Rugby the culture.
A tampon-shaped memory stick, urinals for women, and a menstruation machine for men: Feminist design, via Blue Milk.
Skeptic Lawyer on dating geeks
In an efficient market, all identical goods must have the same price; however, when there are fewer women than men in a given market (and assuming that most people in that market would like either sex or a relationship), then their relative scarcity presents women with an arbitrage opportunity.
A pretty in honour of Ma’a Nonu’s red boots:
Source: Wikimedia Commons