DJ Magazine: Directory Of Women, Trans And Non-Binary Producers Launches Online, In The Key Of She

DJ Magazine: Directory Of Women, Trans And Non-Binary Producers Launches Online, In The Key Of She. “A directory of women, trans and non-binary producers, In the Key of She (ItKoS), has launched online. Compiled by DJ, producer, and academic Samantha Parsley, aka Dovetail, the directory gathers over 250 artists and is categorised by genre, with everything from footwork to psy-trance making the cut.”

University of Illinois Chicago: Online library collection celebrates Hull-House on anniversary of founder’s death

University of Illinois Chicago: Online library collection celebrates Hull-House on anniversary of founder’s death. “To help commemorate the life of Jane Addams on the 87th anniversary of the Nobel Laureate’s death, the University of Illinois Chicago Library has released digitized yearbooks and annual reports from the settlement house she co-founded. The collection is now available online to students, researchers and the public. Addams, who died on May 21, 1935, co-founded Chicago’s Hull-House with her partner, Ellen Gates Starr, in 1889. The home on the densely populated Chicago’s Near West Side was the first settlement house in the United States that offered social services to the communities. These services included legal aid, an employment office, child care, crafting and domestic skills training.”

Mashable: New online campaign reminds us that street harassment isn’t a rite of passage. It’s a public health concern.

Mashable: New online campaign reminds us that street harassment isn’t a rite of passage. It’s a public health concern.. “[Candice] Cho’s story is just one representation of a diverse array of tales shared through the #SaferPlace social media campaign, a new effort by advocates to document the frequent harassment that women, people of color, and LGBT and gender nonconforming people face in public spaces. As May is Asian and Pacific Islander (API) Heritage Month, the social media effort adds a sense of heightened, nuanced awareness of the intersectional public safety issues faced by members of these diverse communities.”

BuzzFeed News: She Was Single. She Wanted A Baby. So She Did It Herself.

BuzzFeed News: She Was Single. She Wanted A Baby. So She Did It Herself.. “In recent years, SMBCs have formed small but rich and tight-knit online communities like the 4,000-member-strong Single Mother by Choice subreddit, where they help one another navigate the complexities of this path. Topics include how to find a sperm donor, what to say to your friends and family, whether to do insemination through a fertility clinic or the ‘DIY’ method, and how to prepare your finances for a child.”

“This is how we are fighting for our country”: meet the women waging the information war for Ukraine (Harper’s Bazaar)

Harper’s Bazaar: “This is how we are fighting for our country”: meet the women waging the information war for Ukraine. “The stories we tell are important. They define how we view the world around us. Often, they outlast us, and come to shape the years we have seen, the events that occurred, the lives that exist – or are lost. The stories we tell right now, about the war in Ukraine, are vital for this very reason. These are the driving force behind Dattalion, a collective established a mere three days after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, by a group of female volunteers determined to ensure that the stories of this war would be told accurately and would not – and could not – be ignored.”

5 News: Arkansas People’s History Project launches online Women’s Project Exhibit

I missed the launch of this resource in February. 5 News: Arkansas People’s History Project launches online Women’s Project Exhibit. “The Arkansas People’s History Project (APHP) launched The Women’s Project exhibit on its website Thursday, Feb. 3. The exhibit explores the early history of a multiracial network of women that tackled racism, sexism, homophobia and economic injustice across rural and urban Arkansas in the 1980s and 1990s.”

NBC News: Study finds ‘burnout epidemic’ for working women two years into pandemic

NBC News: Study finds ‘burnout epidemic’ for working women two years into pandemic. “Now, the latest survey of 5,000 women in 10 countries by Deloitte, first reported Tuesday by NBC News, finds a troubling evolution for working women in a ‘burnout epidemic.’ Fifty-three percent of women reported stress levels higher than they were a year ago, with mental health lagging and work-life balance nearly nonexistent. And whereas women were considering leaving their employers last year, the top-cited driver to leave now is burnout.”

Engadget: Hackers are reportedly using emergency data requests to extort women and minors

Engadget: Hackers are reportedly using emergency data requests to extort women and minors. “In response to fraudulent legal requests, companies like Apple, Google, Meta and Twitter have been tricked into sharing sensitive personal information about some of their customers. We knew that was happening as recently as last month when Bloomberg published a report on hackers using fake emergency data requests to carry out financial fraud. But according to a newly published report from the outlet, some malicious individuals are also using the same tactics to target women and minors with the intent of extorting them into sharing sexually explicit images and videos of themselves.”

Digital Library of Georgia: Savannah’s pioneer female landscape architect Clermont Lee transformed our public spaces. Now you can see her drawings online

Digital Library of Georgia: Savannah’s pioneer female landscape architect Clermont Lee transformed our public spaces. Now you can see her drawings online. “Drawings by Georgia’s first female landscape architect Clermont Lee are now publicly available online thanks to a collaboration between the Georgia Historical Society and the Digital Library of Georgia. From 1940 through the mid-1980s, she made landscape designs for clients in Savannah, Georgia, and throughout the Southeast.”

A barrage of assault, racism and rape jokes: my nightmare trip into the metaverse (The Guardian)

The Guardian: A barrage of assault, racism and rape jokes: my nightmare trip into the metaverse. “Before I went into the metaverse, I’d read a few articles on it and people didn’t have the nicest things to say. But I wanted to see if that was true, or whether people were just trying to find negativity. I’m a heavy user of social media, so a 3D virtual space where you can interact with other people – where artists are doing concerts and fashion houses are doing shows? That’s exciting to me! But within the first 10 minutes of putting on a VR headset and entering a chat room, I saw underage kids simulating oral sex on each other. I experienced sexual harassment, racism and rape jokes. At one point, I heard someone say ‘I like little girls from the age of nine to 12: that’s just my thing.’”

Denver Post: The Great Resignation bought more attention to the gender gap. Business leaders are finding ways to welcome women back to the workplace.

Denver Post: The Great Resignation bought more attention to the gender gap. Business leaders are finding ways to welcome women back to the workplace.. “The Colorado Women’s Chamber of Commerce and TARRA, a Denver-based flexible office and membership workspace, teamed up with researchers from Metropolitan State University Denver to explore solutions. The result is the paper ‘The Great Reset: Women in the Workforce 2022.’ The issues the paper explored include: women were 24% more likely to permanently lose their jobs because of the pandemic; women cut their hours or left the workforce at three to four times the rate of men; and full-time working mothers’ median annual earnings are 29% lower than working fathers’ pay.”

Outlook Traveller: The Lost Heer Project is an Instagram collective that aims to understand Punjab’s colonial history through the eyes of its women

Outlook Traveller: The Lost Heer Project is an Instagram collective that aims to understand Punjab’s colonial history through the eyes of its women . “In 2014, Harleen Singh, a Delhi-born Toronto-based engineer, spent four months in India interviewing witnesses of the 1947 partition. Over the next three years of collection of these testimonies, Singh, who belongs to a family of Partition refugees, realised the lack of female perspective in our mainstream narratives. This was the starting point for The Lost Heer Project (TLHP), an Instagram collective that aims to understand Punjab’s history through the eyes of women.”

Motherboard: Police Records Show Women Are Being Stalked With Apple AirTags Across the Country

Motherboard: Police Records Show Women Are Being Stalked With Apple AirTags Across the Country. “Attach an AirTag to your purse, keys, wallet, or even your car, and if you lose it, the device will ping every nearby Apple product with Bluetooth turned on to triangulate its location. Those devices send its location back to you on a map, showing where the AirTag has been and its current location. Police records reviewed by Motherboard show that, as security experts immediately predicted when the product launched, this technology has been used as a tool to stalk and harass women.”

Brookings Institution: How public health policies protected women-owned businesses during the pandemic

Brookings Institution: How public health policies protected women-owned businesses during the pandemic. “Our recently published paper explored the potential effect of public policy responses on gender-related differences in enterprise performance. Exploiting the large cross-country variation in public health and economic policy responses, we studied whether good public policies were associated with a narrower performance gap between male- and female-owned businesses.”