Monthly Archives: April 2008

Some feminist self-reflection

TweetBlogging is not always easy. Your growth (and mistakes) as a writer and activist are documented for the world to see. You become public in a way that often feels dehumanizing. But with these things comes incredible privilege and opportunity. I feel so lucky that I get to do the work that I do – [...]
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Stockholm Syndrome in Media

TweetContributed by Nancy Gruver, the author of “How To Say It to Girls,� Founder of the international publication, New Moon for Girls and CEO of New Moon Girl Media, Inc. Cross-posted at Girl Media Maven. You can imagine that the sexed up photos Vanity Fair published of Miley Cyrus have been a topic of discussion [...]
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Some morning funny

TweetI’ve discovered lots of these. You’ve got to love The Onion. (Warning: There’s auto-audio so don’t click unless you want to hear something!) Tweet
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Grand Theft Auto: Prostitute killing is a big hit.

TweetSo this video is NSFW (not safe for work) and it is very disturbing. Trigger warning! But it is one of the trailers to the new Grand Theft Auto coming out today, and it is reprehensible. All around the country posters for the new GTA have been removed due to their offensive nature. Most of [...]
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Quick Hit: The “Orâ€? versus the “Andâ€? – Women of Color and Mainstream Feminism

TweetLatoya at Racialicious has a fabulous post up – here’s a teaser… Little did I know that finding feminism was also the beginning of the anti-click moments, dozens of little conversations and actions that served as a constant reminder that I was different. Reading anthology after anthology on contemporary feminist work and only hearing one [...]
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