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Friday Feminist Fuck You: The Oscars (via Native Appropriations)

Tweet None of us is surprised to reaffirm that the Hollywood awards season never brings very good news for racial or gender justice. At the Golden Globes we saw people of color consistently overlooked, Jared Leto celebrated for playing a trans woman (who apparently can’t be real), and the worship of a child molester, Woody [...]
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The Best and Worst of the Golden Globes

TweetLast night everyone in the world (read: everyone I follow on Twitter) watched the Golden Globes, which promised to be an important event for women in entertainment with Amy Poehler and Tina Fey hosting and a bunch of talented ladies nominated. In case you had better things to do than watch (read a book, take [...]
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Louise Erdrich becomes first American Indian woman to win National Book Award

TweetErdrich’s book, The Round House, is about violence against American Indian women, and about one young man who confronts that violence when it finds its way into his home. According to CBS News, A clearly delighted and surprised Erdrich, who’s part Ojibwe, spoke in her tribal tongue and then switched to English as she dedicated [...]
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Badass midwife wins 2011 CNN Hero Award

TweetMidwife Robin Lim has won the 2011 CNN Hero Award, which comes with a $300,000 prize to help her cause. About Robin, from CNN: Robin Lim, an American woman who has helped thousands of poor Indonesian women have a healthy pregnancy and birth, was named the 2011 CNN Hero of the Year on Sunday night. [...]
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White men win big at the Emmys

TweetThe Primetime Emmys aired last night, and it was another big win for white dudes (and not just because of the appearance of every feminist’s favorite person, Charlie Sheen). Out of 25 categories presented last night white guys won all the individual awards that weren’t in lady-only categories (they swept writer/director awards but failed to [...]
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