Monday Links!

This list o' links brought to you by rain, so much rain.

Recommended Reading:

Brian Kahn at Earther: The Mendocino Complex Fire Has Now Spawned the Biggest Single Blaze in California History

Natasha S. Alford at the Grio: Lezley McSpadden, Mother of Slain Teen Michael Brown, Announces Her Run for Ferguson City Council

Katherine Krueger at Splinter: Twitter Is So Bad Today

Madeleine Gatto at Ms.: [Content Note: Medical harm; misogyny] Confronting the Dangers of Medical Sexism at The Bleeding Edge

Jenn Fang at Teen Vogue: [CN: Racism; appropriation] Yellowface, Whitewashing, and the History of White People Playing Asian Characters

Jen Yamato at the LA Times: Crazy Rich Asians: Why the Historic Hollywood Rom-Com Matters

Monica Roberts at TransGriot: Variety's First Ever Transgender in Hollywood Roundtable

Dustin Rowles at Pajiba: [CN: Domestic abuse] The Chris Hardwick Situation Speaks for Itself

Charline Jao at the Mary Sue: [CN: Harassment; rape culture] Colin Jost and Michael Che Are Excited for a "Not Political" Emmys

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