Tag Archives: People of Color

It’s World Peace Day

Tweet …and Troy Davis is still scheduled to be executed tonight. He will refuse his last meal. …and 6 out of every 10 women in the world will experience physical or sexual assault in their lifetime. …and teens with disabilities are nearly twice as likely to experience violence than able-bodied teens …and civilian deaths in [...]
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New sex study has good news for youth and people of color but gender gap in sexual satisfaction persists

TweetOur friends over at Indiana University are living up to Alfred Kinsey‘s legacy. Today marks the release of the largest, nationally representative sexual health survey in almost 20 years. It is also the first study to survey youth as young as 14-years-old and older people aged 96. This is a radical moment in sexual health [...]
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Mainstream media outlets ignore people of color

TweetMainstream newspapers, cable and network television, radio, and news websites do not care about the lives of people of color. According to The Pew Research Center’s latest analysis of news coverage, ¬†African Americans had less than 2 percent of coverage, Hispanics had 1.3 percent and Asian Americans had 0.2 percent. This is so offensive considering [...]
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How to win black “friends” and influence people on the internet

Tweet When I met Anna (Feministing’s awesome community moderator) in person for the first time, she recognized me right away — because, she confessed, “I creeped you on Facebook.” I love this turn of phrase. “Stalk” has long been the verb of choice to describe the type of checking-people-out-online that we all do. I’ve always [...]
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Notes from a bitch…untitled…

TweetI heard about the Mehserle verdict in the Oscar Grant case through Twitter. I wasn’t surprised by the verdict or the coverage…and since others have done a fantabulous job breaking all of this down, I don’t feel the need to. Not just yet…no, not quite yet. I do feel the need to explore my feelings. [...]
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