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The Friday Fun: 15th May 2015

The weekend looms over us, like a big friendly giant, promising frolics and frivolity, recklessness and raw joy, dalliances and delights. Here are a few things to help you get into it 1. This ridiculously fun Bieber/Skrillex/Diplo song that came out way back in February but seems to be made for the summer: 2. This great post from my favourite site ever about how Shonda has reinforced and reformed ladyhood for us. Notable excerpt: Women of color are powerful and our opinions are just as valid as anyone else’s. For many years, I’ve watched the decisions of women of color in Shondaland consistently affirmed, from Cristina Yang to Miranda Bailey in Grey’s, to Olivia Pope in Scandal and Annalise Keating in How to Get Away with Murder. Even though Asian women are seen as model minorities, there’s still the expectation that we do this through dedication rather than forthright leadership, and Cristina made me feel good about loudly asserting my opinions, even when the actual world I lived in failed to validate them. And watching Miranda, …