Friday, January 28, 2011

Friday Links: Stop Sitting on Your Fortune!

(Flickr/J. Star)
  • Are Italian women literally sitting on their fortunes? No. Also, stop being so gross, Italian newspaper. [Bust]
  • A documentary shown at Sundance this year cribs inspiration from Rebecca Traister's work on women in politics. Miss Representation is a film about the objectification of women in media and political activism. [LA Times]
  • The doggie bag traces back to ancient Rome. [Food & Think]
  • Via Dara Lind, the account of a woman who decided to have an abortion after her husband had been deported. [The Asylumist]
  • Props to Jessica Wakeman for documenting the painful experience of moving out after a breakup. [The Frisky]
  • Pema Levy tells us that there might be a small chance the Equal Rights Amendment can still pass. Maybe. [The American Prospect]
  • Why aren't there more women in comedy? This writer for argues that not enough women try. [Split Sider]
  • Stop. Are you pregnant? Are you pre-pregnant? Are you sure? [Ms. Blog]
  • Maybe it's because I'm from Minnesota, but I could not stop laughing while reading this parody of the Tiger Mother column. [The Hairpin]

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