Tag Archives: Halloween

There are 4 more days to not dress up as blackface Trayvon Martin for Halloween

Tweet Other blackface costumes for white people not to wear include Black characters from Orange is the New Black. Tweet
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Don’t miss Kristen Schaal and the Daily Show on “Sexy Halloween”

Tweet Halloween is next week, and of course the phenomenon we will refer to as “Sexy Halloween” has already begun to rear its “naughty” head. In a new Daily Show sketch, Kristen Schaal embraces the absurdity of the trend, asking “Why would I be upset about progress, Jon? In these modern, liberated times, a woman is free [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Ann’s gender-reversed parody: A response to Emily Yoffe. Breast cancer stigmas in Uganda. “When does an Academic become a Whore?” Spike Jonze and Her: Who are we writing out of the future? Apparently, women aren’t equal when it comes to corporate crime. “Oh that’s me. That’s us, that’s us, that’s me, thank God, that’s us.” [...]
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Halloween is around the corner, so of course this “naughty” toddler costume is being sold at Walmart

Tweet  We all know Halloween can bring out the worst in already terrible people, with its penchant for insensitive, sexist costumes, cultural appropriation and of course the phenomenon we will refer to as “Sexy Halloween“. But I had hoped we were still too far out to start seeing signs of the Hallo-pocalypse, it being September and all. Not [...]
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How many women dressed up kinda like Karlie Kloss for Halloween?

TweetI don’t think there’s much need to explain the problems with Karlie Kloss’s “Native American headdress replica” and bikini ensemble at Victoria Secret’s recent fashion show. As Nika Mavrody wrote at The Fashion Spot: The headdress as fashion accessory relies on and reinforces stereotypes of Native Americans, a minority culture and race… I don’t know [...]
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