Stop. Link time. (It had to be said.)
- For RH Reality Check, Jaime Jenett bravely discusses her experiences as a non-biological lesbian parent of an ill child while enduring the daily hurt of Prop 8 stickers… and makes eloquent efforts to communicate with those who don’t believe she deserves rights (reposted at AlterNet).
- Mother Jones offers advice on how to wade through media coverage of Osama bin Laden’s death.
- Jane Laplain of Questioning Transphobia talks about trans* identity and the one-word-or-two-words question… and why it matters.
- ColorLines shares the Center for Reproductive Rights video “They’re Coming for Roe.”
- Shakesville provides an open thread on the results of Canada’s election.
- Racialicious reports on the release of the book I Speak for Myself: American Women on Being Muslim, edited by Maria Ebrahimji and Zahra Suratwala, and featuring writing by Muslimah Media Watch editor Fatemeh Fakhraie.
- More feminist than Mulan? At Bitch Flicks, Whitney Mollenhauer takes notes on the film Tangled. Thoughts?
- Bitch contributor EvMaroon writes a letter to his future child about the United States of America’s history and the death of bin Laden.
- At the Huffington Post, Stephanie Green praises the new adaptation of Jane Eyre. Have you seen it? What are your feelings?
- Jos from Feministing presents an anti-war poem from Palestinian and US-American poet and activist, Suheir Hammad.
- Monica at TransGriot reminds readers to make their nominations for the 2011 Black Weblog Awards by Saturday!
- Bitch contributor Jarrah Hodge comments on Twitter culture at Gender Focus.
- Ms. has a few suggestions on how to spend your Mother’s Day weekend.
- And speaking of mothers, check out the Mama’s Day campaign, celebrating immigrant, queer, poor, and single mothers by the Strong Families initiative. Watch their great video here!
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