Tag Archives: Music

Wow, that Lorde song Royals is racist

TweetHave you heard this young lady, Lorde, on the radio? Yesterday the New York Times posted a review of her recent performance at Webster Hall, and I’m kind of at a loss about the way that her big hit, Royals, is being talked about there and elsewhere. Now I’m a music lover, but since the [...]
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“Blurred Lines” remix feat. actual rapists’ words

Tweet*Trigger warning* Well, sorta. Like Ann, I’ll admit that Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” was a staple in my summer jamz rotation (at least until the new Katy Perry roared onto the scene). It’s not that I didn’t notice the super rapey lyrics, but I regularly enjoy pop culture that I could–and would–tear apart if I were [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetHugo Schwyzer and the consumption of redemption narratives. Interns at the Nation had organized against unpaid labor and the Nation Institute has promised minimum wage for all interns starting this fall. Check out the activists’ website here. Colorlines on why Orange is the New Black is so addictive. Be “PC.” Bitch on what you need [...]
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Friday Feminist Fuck Yeah: Student refuses to sing Whitman’s “Song for Democracy”

TweetOk so I actually don’t know if this person is a feminist or not. But standing by one’s anti-racist values like this, despite the cost is a little feministy. Timothy L. McNair is an aspiring opera singer and graduate student studying at Northwestern University. Walt Whitman was an American poet who is revered for his [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

Tweet The best Royal Baby newspaper front page. Katie on why the Royal Baby should have been a girl. What you need to know about military sexual trauma. SURJ has released a Justice for Trayvon Martin activist toolkit for white people. Dreamers take a huge risk to return home. “Why I support the #BringThemHome campaign.” [...]
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