Guest Post: Sexual Assault By a Medical Provider Is Not a Big Deal… Until It Is. [TW: Sexual Assault] Ania shares her story of abuse from a doctor, and implores all of us to do better.

Why Zimbardo’s Prison Experiment Isn’t in My Textbook. [TW: Abuse] The famous experiment that proves power corrupts really just proves people are good at following directions.

Now that is doing something. Ophelia highlights the extremely important work of Bill Cooke, the Director of International Programs at CFI.

Joss Whedon: why are his strong women characters still so unusual? It’s worth watching this speech from 2006, because not a whole lot has changed.

Big Mother Is Watching You. Surveillance of all types seems more common now. And it’s probably a bad thing when we let our children grow up in that climate.

Black teen sues over arrest after buying $350 designer belt. [TW: Racism] Haha, black people can’t afford things, right?

The Logic of Stupid Poor People. So why do not-rich people buy expensive items? Generally, it’s because they know more about being poor than rich people do.

Why I Wear What I Do. Scalzi gets it. For rich white men, appearance doesn’t affect them nearly as much.