Tag Archives: The Help

In case you missed it: Viola Davis’s SAG Awards speech

TweetWhen “The Help” hit theaters last year, there was an enormous amount of discussion about it in the feminist and progressive blogosphere. It was harshly criticized for its ahistorical depiction of the Jim Crow South, and for its implication that racism is a thing of the past (and that it is over largely thanks to [...]
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What We Missed

Tweet First Santorum says gay marriage is a glass of beer, now Rep. Allen West (R-FL) says being gay is like choosing an ice cream flavor. Being gay never sounded more delicious. A married gay couple in San Francisco lose their immigration battle. Newark, NJ introduces its first woman chief of police. Akiba Solomon of [...]
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