Monthly Archives: June, 2016

Link Love (2016-06-18)

Equality “To get it out of the way: the Gender Novels fail to communicate what it’s actually like to transition. Their portrayals of gender-identity struggles are ham-fisted, and despite the authors’ apparently good intentions they often rehash stale, demeaning tropes: a coy mix-and-match of pronouns; descriptions of trans women as fake and mannish; the equation …

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Quick Reviews June 2016

So many fantastic books, the more you read, the more books you want to read. Reviews Cure: A Journey into the Science of Mind Over Body by Jo Marchant*: One of the best books I’ve read this year and I think everyone should read it. Fascinating, insightful, thought-provoking and I kept sharing facts and insights with …

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Link Love (2016-06-11)

Weekly puppy  Thought-provoking “Sadly, the dog training industry has become a public health and safety nightmare.  We now know that outdated “alpha”/dominance methods and equipment are known causes of aggression and often lead to dog bites. In the US, the field of dog training is completely unregulated and peppered with practitioners with no education in …

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Link Love (2016-06-04)

Thought-provoking 15,000 Years Ago, Probably in Asia, the Dog Was Born – NY Times “Let’s go back to Depp. Far as I can see? If he did abuse her, you bet he felt justified. His mum had just died. Don’t know if you’ve ever been through grief but let me tell you, there is a …

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