Posts Tagged SPACE

Feministing Jamz: What Las Cafeteras’ “This Land” says about land & power

Last week I wrote about a little yoga studio challenging big things in East LA. People’s Yoga might seem like a simple spot for some fun exercise, but with each class it offers, it challenges deeply entrenched systems of white supremacy and economic inequities.

This week People’s Yoga co-founder Leah Gallego’s band, Las Cafeteras, is doing the same thing with its latest music video, released just in time for Independence Day in the U.S. As profiled in last week’s post, Las Cafeteras is a band “who is looking for love and fighting for justice in the concrete jungle of Los Angeles,” so this video comes as no surprise.

Transcript available in the Youtube description.

Last week I wrote about a little yoga studio challenging big things in East LA. People’s Yoga might seem like a simple spot for some fun exercise, but with each class it offers, it challenges deeply entrenched ...

Photo of the Day: #Rose4Space

So, AXE is holding a contest to send people into space. Actually. You sign up, your friends vote for you, you move on to the global competition, and then BAM you are ON A SPACESHIP.

The company had just assumed that dudes and dudes only would flock to the opportunity: the website calls for a “few brave men.” But Malaysia’s presumptive winner is Roshini “Rose” Muniam, whose #Rose4Space campaign, coordinated by Jaymee Goh, has galvanized international support. The picture above shows just how unprepared AXE was for a lady winner, and feels like a big, awesome middle finger to the company’s gendered expectations. At the same time, the image highlights the absurdity of our objectifying, heteronormative ...

So, AXE is holding a contest to send people into space. Actually. You sign up, your friends vote for you, you move on to the global competition, and then BAM you are ON A ...