By: In Our Words Staff
Welcome to Sweet and Sharp, a weekly link round-up, with LGBTQueerer, Feminist, and Left Leaning Tendencies. We scour the internets to find thoughtful, celebratory, and poignant things for you to read. If you think there is something more people need to read, post it in the comments with a link and description.
In the wake of media attention to sexual abuse in the US military, and attempts at covering it up, we see the Chief of Army in Australia delivering this speech against what has happened in his own military.
We talk more and more about wage gaps and gender, yet here is how the race often figures in (specifically with Latin@s).
Not only has the Supreme Court struck down a racist and burdensome law in Arizona, it also showed the Conservative Justices’ ability to independently operate.
Here is how a bi-racial writer deals with casual racists.
Finally here is a calling of attention to abuse in radical cultures and how we can shift our ideas on sexual abuse narratives (especially involving Trans* women).