Thursday link dump

Clever Manka, · Categories: Thursday Link Dump

I try to keep this in mind when I write (and read) essays for this site. I want anyone who comes across this place to feel welcome and encouraged to live a better life, no matter how comparatively minor those changes seem. We don’t all have the ability to move location, or quit our job, exit a relationship, or focus on ourselves. Not every method of living well (or at least living better) calls for a complete life overhaul. Read full post

Fuck you, I’m a Super-villain

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The worst thing about being ill isn’t the physical or mental health aspects. The worst part is how easily my agency and my sense of personal power can be taken away from me. Read full post

Tuesday Tumblr Collection

Clever Manka, · Categories: Tuesday Tumblr

Today’s collection is Tuesday, July 19: Gold.

clevermankaI’ve posted a weekly themed collection on my Tumblr nearly every week since October, 2011. Someday I’ll compile a list of them, with links to the dates. That day is not today.


This Week in Feminist History

Guest Post, · Categories: Feminist History

FH week 2

It’s time for This Week in Feminist History! We have a wide range of women to learn about and love this week. Let’s dive in: Read full post

Friday open thread

Clever Manka, · Categories: Open Thread

Pour a cup, settle in, and tell us about your week!

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Thursday link dump

Clever Manka, · Categories: Thursday Link Dump

I am winging my way to Las Vegas today, so there might be a couple hours after noon US CST when I won’t be online to approve comments. I think most people who’ve commented previously are cleared for takeoff, but some accounts aren’t being recognized by IntenseDebate. I’ll get to you as soon as I land! Read full post

Mid-week check in

Clever Manka, · Categories: Check-In

Frumiosa suggested a weekly post for those of us who are traversing together this hellscape called Personal Growth. Brag about this week’s accomplishments, ask for support, talk about what worked, what didn’t. Tell us how things are going for you.