Posts Tagged Kanye West

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On Poetry, Beauty, the Body, and Ali

1. I used to write poetry, which, at the time, offered both emotional flexibility and rigor. It also offered a way to talk about beauty without feeling more trapped in or compromised by my body than I already did.

1. I used to write poetry, which, at the time, offered both emotional flexibility and rigor. It also offered a way to talk about beauty without feeling more trapped in or compromised by my body than I ...

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Tweet of the Day: @JamilahLemieux on the contradictions of shaming strippers

When rappers Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa verbally sparred on Twitter earlier this week, it didn’t take long for Kanye to slut-shame his ex-girlfriend Amber Rose as a way to insult Wiz (her ex-husband). It was a low blow, one he’s taken before, and no one was here for it.

When rappers Kanye West and Wiz Khalifa verbally sparred on Twitter earlier this week, it didn’t take long for Kanye to slut-shame his ex-girlfriend Amber Rose as a way to insult Wiz (her ex-husband). It was a ...

Beyonce on the cover of Ms. magazine

Weekly Feminist Reader

Bey is on the cover of Ms., giving the feminist blogosphere another month to police her feminism and then yell at itself for this policing.

Read Kiera Wilmot’s story in her own words.

Advertisers can’t ignore the #FBrape campaign.

Prosecuting Ariel Castro for murdering a fetus will endanger pregnant women.

Kanye raps against mass incarceration and private prisons.

How many times does Jerry Lewis have to tell you that ladies just aren’t funny?

The Sun‘s May interview is with Ai-jen Poo.

Reject anti-trans bigotry from Deep Green Resistance.

Students from four more colleges have filed federal complaints against theirs schools for mishandling sexual violence.

Princess Bubblegum rejects a ...

Bey is on the cover of Ms., giving the feminist blogosphere another month to police her feminism and then yell at itself for this policing.

Read Kiera Wilmot’s story in her own words.

Yeezy was on to something about the commercial music industry

I know that Kanye West’s intense emotions and antics have made him a bit of a mockery amongst us onlookers of the entertainment industry. I can’t say I haven’t enjoyed tumblrs like this, but I’ve come around. And I have to say, his latest comments at his show in London were a hit with me.

 “Remind me again why we in this shit/  Remind me again why we in this/ Since when was making music about getting rich?/ Since when was making art about getting rich/ Remind me again why we in this shit/ Remind me again why the grammies could suck my dick/ Remind me again who’s the original super fly/ And I got love for HOV but I ain’t fucking ...

I know that Kanye West’s intense emotions and antics have made him a bit of a mockery amongst us onlookers of the entertainment industry. I can’t say I haven’t enjoyed tumblrs like this, but I’ve ...