Saturday Tea & Feminsim

Obscenity in Japan, the English literary canon, and more in this week’s feminist link roundup.


Enjoy a few of the links on books, feminism, and more that I read this week.


A Japanese manga artist wrote a memoir about her experiences with Japan’s obscenity laws. (The Millions)

Here’s the thing, though. If you want to become well-versed in English literature, you’re going to have to hold your nose and read a lot of white male poets. Like, a lot. More than eight.

A response to the Yale student petition to revise the English lit degree requirements. (Slate/ The Guardian)

Shakespeare influenced Germaine Greer?  Something to consider, Yale English majors. (Catch News)

Allow me to suggest that if you think these charts represent a show that is “mostly about women” or talks about women “too much,” that the problem is not us, our work, or our subject matter.

Stuff You Missed in History Class responds to allegations of bias towards women. (Missed in History)

In politics: The Brexit debate needs women—but not just for “women’s issues”. A common problem in politics, really. (Prospect)

Evan Rachel Wood interviews Amanda Palmer and I can’t even express how much I love it. (Nylon)

Author: Lisa M Fry

Freelance writer & copy-editor. Book lover. Feminist. American in London.

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