Some stuff I’ve been reading this past week:
Sairee Chahal noticed that over half of India’s working women quit their jobs because they didn’t have enough flexibility to manage both work and home, and she’s started a platform to change that.
If you’re a writer (and even if you aren’t) go read this Storify on how to write disabled characters.
I LOVE 18-year-old Mumbai artist Priyanka Paul’s modern reimaginings of various goddesses.
The Intersectional Women’s Reading List. ‘Nuff said.
Fascinating look behind-the-scenes at Lucasfilm, specifically how tightly they control the story. (You’d think, with all that, they’d be better about not killing off female characters for no reason…)
File under Libraries Are Awesome: The Harvard Library That Protects The World’s Rarest Colours. So going on my list of places to visit!
Mostly I’m happy I left journalism. Then I remember that it’s not all Bollywood and muckraking: