Tag Archives: bell hooks

Photo of the Day: Janet Mock and bell hooks

Tweet Last night, Janet Mock met bell hooks and the angels sang. Mock wrote on her blog: Went in with bell hooks about black womanhood, gender policing, trans women of color, desire, self-love and so much more during our intimate conversation at Ohio State University It was organized by the Office of Diversity and Inclusion [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet And while we’re on the topic of inspired dance moves… 4th trimester bodies. I am not sex positive. The pilgrimage to the Toronto Film Festival. Qahera, a new Muslim Superhero. This video from the Fat Experience Project might break your heart. Hell yeah, Canada! What about gay grandparents? bell hooks was right. Dear Western Saviorists. Trans [...]
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bell hooks on Trayvon Martin (for realz) & forgiving George Zimmerman

TweetAfter the acquittal of George Zimmerman, who fatally shot an unarmed African-American teenager, the following words of the feminist, intellectual, activist, teacher bell hooks spread like wild fire across social media. The growing number of gated communities in our nation is but one example of the obsession with safety…. The person who is really the [...]
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Photoshopped Willow Smith reps feminism on red carpet

Tweet Alas, this image is too good to be true. It is photoshopped from this original image. But the shirt is amazing- here’s a link to purchase! Via Shelby Knox. Related: Willow Smith: “Don’t Be Afraid to Be Yourself” The Smiths Believe in Raising a Girl in Command of Her Own Body Also related: I [...]
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The Feministing Five: Una Aya Osato

TweetUna Aya Osato has been a performer all her life. But she didn’t become a writer until she realized that she had to become one. Unhappy with the limited roles available for women of color and specifically Asian women, Osato decided to write her own shows and own roles. The rest, as they say, is [...]
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