Monthly Archives: November 2010

Get out your acid wash denim and put your hair in a high side ponytail

TweetBecause this Friday is the Women, Action and Media! fundraiser and the theme is Radical 80s Prom. If you don’t already know WAM!, it’s a fantastic organization devoted to increasing the visibility and role of women in creating media, whether as journalists, story subjects, quoted experts or producers. If, by some chance, the promise of [...]
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What We Missed

TweetYesterday, the Kenyan prime minister called for the arrest of gay men and lesbians. Take Action of the Day: The DREAM Act will be addressed in Congress this week — call your senators and representatives! Steph Harold is on Amanda Marcotte’s latest podcast talking about #ihadanabortion, and the reproductive rights implications of the TSA screenings. [...]
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Beverly Guy Sheftall calls all the single and childless ladies to the floor

Tweet While you were out carving turkeys or doing the Black Friday shopping, you might have missed Black feminist wonder Beverly Guy-Sheftall. She has an interview up at The Root and of course she blessed the blog with witty, insightful insights on Black feminism; but check out what she had to say about the single, [...]
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Moms and media spokeswomen rep their natural hair

Tweet Love this video. It has been making it’s rounds on Facebook racking up quite a few likes and YouTube views. I enjoyed the video so much because it is straight forward about the harms of adhering to the straight, long-haired standard of beauty and reminds me of one of the things that was so [...]
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Dr. Laura finds a new home o’ hate with Sirius XM

TweetAin’t that a peach. As I predicted, just three months after Dr. Laura Schlessinger ended her show after saying the n-word multiple times on air (and being a racist asshole in general), she’s found a new home on Sirius XM satellite radio. This isn’t too surprising considering this is a venue that also allows the [...]
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