Tag Archives: MTV

The (un)Real World: “You might get raped, pregnant and fired.”

TweetThis is appalling. As would be expected, if you go on the Real World there is a contract with a long list of stipulations that you have to sign. As someone who used to watch the show, I’m sure you have to sign away any possibility of how you may be portrayed. But apparently, a [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet Fuck. North Carolina has become the third state to defund Planned Parenthood. New York Archbishop Timothy Dolan is up in arms about New York’s potential step towards marriage equality, crying Communism. Literally. Can the veil be a symbol of Islamic feminism? The Guardian has an interactive map feature on “the most dangerous” countries in [...]
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MTV’s “16 and Pregnant” to air special on abortion tomorrow

TweetNearly a year after Jessica and others asked the question, “Why are there no abortions on 16 and Pregnant?”, MTV has decided to take the issue to task. The fact of the matter is that nearly a third of teen pregnancies end in abortion, so portraying all of the realities of unintended teen pregnancies is [...]
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MTV Apologizes for Jersey Shore’s Transphobia

Tweet Yes, I watch Jersey Shore and have been watching since the first episode. I am somewhat ashamed being half-Italian that I take pleasure in watching self-proclaimed “guidos” and “guidettes” engage in drunken tomfoolery and unapologetic misogyny. But it’s no more painful to me than watching my sisters of color (and all colors) fawn over [...]
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Congrats to Gabi, MTV’s new Twitter Jockey!

Tweet You might have already heard, but MTV’s first Twitter Jockey is a young, fat and fabulous woman of color! Gabi Gregg, 23,  was crowned by MTV on Sunday after a nationwide contest. In the Detroit’s native role as TJ, she will report on pop culture via MTV’s twitter account, blog, Facebook and the website. This [...]
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