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Counterpoint: I don’t think Taylor Swift’s new video is racist

Last week, our very own Chloe Angyal took Taylor Swift to task over her new video, which features women of color twerking. She argues that these Black and brown twerkers are used as props in the video to highlight Taylor’s whiteness. She explains:

“There’s lots I could say about this video, but I want to compare two dance sequences, and focus on them, because I think they’re really telling. The first is the ballet sequence, with the dozen ballerinas, all of whom appear to be white, in Swan Lake style tutus and headdresses. The second is the hip hop and twerking sequence, with the half dozen Black and brown dancers in ...

Last week, our very own Chloe Angyal took Taylor Swift to task over her new video, which features women of color twerking. She argues that these Black and brown twerkers ...

Feministing Jamz: Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off”

If you spend most of your social media time on Twitter, your feed is probably mostly about what’s happening in Ferguson, MO, right now. If you spend most of your social media time on Facebook, however, it’s probably light on the racialized state violence and suppression of journalism, and heavy on the NEW TAYLOR SWIFT SINGLE (what’s up with that social media split? Buzzfeed explains).

That’s right, everyone’s favourite 25-year-old permateen has a new song out, and it’s poppy and upbeat and it’s all about not letting the haters get you down.

If you spend most of your social media time on Twitter, your feed is probably mostly about what’s happening in Ferguson, MO, right now. If you spend most of your social media time on ...

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Is Taylor Swift a feminist?

MoJo talks to the woman working to reopen Dr. Tiller’s clinic in Wichita, Kansas.

An interesting read about online “dating” sites for people looking to find a co-parent.

It’s the 50th anniversary of Sylvia Plath’s death.

Kobe Bryant tweets that homophobia is “not cool.”

An undocumented activist will attend President Obama’s State of the Union address tomorrow night.

Sarah Silverman’s Sister, Susan,  is among the 10 women arrested at a Western Wall protest in Israel for wearing “men’s” prayer shawls.

The Pope will abdicate February 28th.

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Is Taylor Swift a feminist?

MoJo talks to the woman working to reopen Dr. Tiller’s clinic in Wichita, Kansas.

An interesting read about online “dating” sites for people looking to find a ...