Link post: 4 to read and 1 to do

[Warning: mention but not description of rape, transphobia]

A good article on how prison rape in the US affects gender ratios of people who have survived rape.

A thoughtful article on what the white media’s coverage of Whitney Houston’s funeral tells us about race and religion in the US.

On the most recent transphobic ad campaign in Ireland, including a link to complain. [Warning for transphobia in the video] I don’t recommend watching the video since it boosts the company’s stats.  Alongside the transphobia, as a gambling company they profit from desperation and addiction, so don’t give them any more revenue.

Latest Avaaz petition to save lives in Syria [Warning for brief description of violence and oppression]

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