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Lizzy @watsonforthewin ?

active 1 year, 8 months ago
  • Lizzy commented on the blog post Weekly Feminist Reader   1 year, 8 months ago · View

    So I read this a few months ago, but you guys should definitely check out an article by Georgetown Law Professors Naomi Mezey and Cornelia Pillard entitled “Against the New Maternalism.” The article is all about how the new maternalism, as embodied by mommy blogs and mamma grizzlies and the like, can actually be harmful [...]

  • Lizzy commented on the blog post Why I’m not looking for the missing Black folks on HBO’s “Girls”   1 year, 8 months ago · View

    I bring a different perspective to your idea about segregation in Chicago. I worked in Chicago as a legal intern and I thought there was quite a bit of diversity. I mean, Black people don’t own downtown, but there are a good number of Black professionals there. I disagree with the idea that it is [...]

  • Lizzy commented on the blog post What We Missed   1 year, 9 months ago · View

    I hope this is true. I have been a long time reader of feministing and I’ve never felt like it wasn’t a welcoming place for people of color, but some of those comments were mean-spirited.

  • Lizzy commented on the blog post Rape jokes & Serena Williams’s big butt: this weekend in racism and sexism!   1 year, 9 months ago · View

    I think zuleyka makes some good points. Someone could have done something racist without being racist, but I understand why people get defensive when the word racist is used. It’s a loaded term that carries a lot of connotations. I think that Wozniacki was being racially insensitive in this instance because it wasn’t a private [...]

  • Lizzy became a registered member   1 year, 9 months ago · View

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