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In Bad Faith: The New Yorker and its Transphobia

By Huma Munshi

Close your eyes and imagine struggling to do simple acts such as going out to buy a pint of milk or catching a train to work because the way you present does not align with societies view on what it means to be male or female. 856 more words

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In Bad Faith: The New Yorker and its Transphobia

By Huma Munshi

Close your eyes and imagine struggling to do simple acts such as going out to buy a pint of milk or catching a train to work because the way you present does not align with societies view on what it means to be male or female. 856 more words

Media

How to Use Twitter to Lower Your Phone Bill, the Novel That Explained the Internet, and More #Mustreads

Good morning!

Here are some of the reads we’re catching up on at Re/code:

  1. In a case of #brand engagement gone wrong, the Washington Post…
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General

Positivity Challenge, Day 2

Day 2 of the challenge. This stuff now is still reflecting back and being grateful about who I am for the most part—something I don’t really affirm all too often. 1,009 more words

The New Yorker Archives Are Open, So Go Read These Tremendous Sports Stories

The New Yorker recently opened up its archives to the masses, and the timing couldn’t have been better. It’s summer. There’s next-to-nothing happening in sports over the next several weeks – there are still 55ish games left on the MLB schedule, and the action doesn’t heat up until September – so print all of these and read them. 1,152 more words

Media Gossip/Musings

Jargon is power.

When I was a dance critic, in the ’70s and ’80s, my job was to translate jargon so that non-dancers would understand. 142 more words

Around Town

Literary Picks from the New Yorker

Selections from the New Yorker’s archives are free this summer, which got me into an obsessive bout of clicking and downloading. I’d recently seen a compendium of good lists of what to read, and then as I read through, I realized the lists’ personal essay and memoir selections were a bit sparse. 239 more words

Essays