* John Lanchester: More general conditions involving gender abnormality affect one in three thousand people – which, globally, is two million people. There are more human beings who are in some degree intersex than there are Botswanans. (via Vu)
* I have no idea what to think or say about Marge Simpson's Playboy spread.
* Regender.com swaps gendered language on websites. Here's my site regendered.
* And, in non-gender news, the Freakonomics folks are facing tons of criticism in the blogosphere over their new book, including Krugman, Brad DeLong, and a four-part series at Climate Progress. The authors have posted a response at the Freakonomics blog, but as Matt Yglesias and their own commenters note, it's fairly limp. I liked the first book, but it looks like I'll skip this one.
Saturday, October 17, 2009
Posted by Gerry Canavan at 4:13 PM