Tag Archives: Melissa Harris-Perry

Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet Humanizing a vast community through the simplicity of their faces. Women writers and comedians on the choice not to have kids. Even if you don’t care about sports, Michael Sam being the first openly gay player drafted by the NFL is a big fucking deal. When you’re poor in America, hard work is just not enough.   [...]
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“Feminism is a question: what truths are missing here?”

TweetThe brilliant Melissa Harris-Perry recently answered questions from Jezebel readers. Unsurprisingly, she had some great advice — from tips for young women starting out in academia to a list of must-read books that makes a nice companion to the black feminism syllabus she put together last year. But my favorite part was her response to a [...]
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“I am reminded that our fiercest critics can be our best teachers”

Tweet Melissa Harris Perry has been under fire for the past week in the wake of a segment that may have offended families of transracial adoptions. After immediate and swift criticism from those families and conservatives alike, Perry issued a public apology to the Romney family and other families like them. This past Saturday, Perry [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet More reasons to love Beyonce. On January 1st, gay youth will now be allowed to be boy scouts, but can we really call it progress? #RealTalk on sex work: “Sex-positive feminists might party all night with the ‘sluts,’ but some folks couldn’t abide the ‘whores’ from the other side of privilege town.” On race, skin color, self-acceptance, [...]
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Watch Nikki Giovanni perform “Ego Tripping” on Melissa Harris-Perry

Tweet Watch award-winning poet and activist Nikki Giovanni perform her poem “Ego Tripping” on Melissa Harris-Perry’s show this weekend. Tweet
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