Digital Sparks // The women’s issues edition

A newsletter delivered by TinyLetter.

1. Looking Like That, She Was Asking For It. Right?
I am writing this because, as Billy Crystal said in Mr. Saturday Night, ‘It’s a comic’s job, when he sees bullshit, he calls bullshit’.”


2. How My Employer Put the “FML” in FMLA
Right then and there, on my kitchen floor, I understood with absolute clarity why women quit their jobs after having kids. I will never, ever question it again.

3. Black girls’ sexual burden: Why Mo’ne Davis was really called a “slut”
[J]ust think about what you’re doing before you actually do it.”

4. Joni Mitchell is not a “60s folksinger”
It took a second for me to register what my Facebook/actual friend had noticed — news outlets using shorthand to encapsulate someone who spent a life defying exactly that.

maggie thatcher

:: Credits: 1. HuffingtonPost  2. The-Toast  3. Salon  4. Medium  Photo: Moi

:: Subscribe to Digital Sparks // Check out the archives
:: Follow me on Twitter @kegill
:: Follow me on Facebook as kathygill or kathyegill
:: Read WiredPen