Chris @xopher ?active 1 year, 1 month ago
I’m glad that you’re giving link love to this excellent interview, and I’m glad to see the deaths of these women publicized. But I can’t look at this without feeling a little frustration, too: Why is it that coverage of sex work is so sparse here unless it’s about sex workers getting killed?
Chris commented on the blog post Does Eliot Spitzer consider himself a feminist? Yes. Um… 1 year, 1 month ago · View
I’m feeling a little bit of disconnect here. I’m willing to argue with Spitzer’s feminist creds, but the points above don’t really resonate. Are you saying that he’s not a feminist: A) because he paid with a sex worker; B) Because he did so with public funds; C) Because he slept with a woman younger [...]
Chris commented on the blog post Is this #FirstWorldProblems video genius or exploitative? 1 year, 6 months ago · View
I haven’t watched the video yet, but I tend to see the “First World Problems” meme as generally exploitative. It seems to me that in most cases, it boils down to little more than a progressive version of reminding people that “some little girl or boy in China would just love to have your vegetables.” [...]