Tag Archives: transphobia

The Oscars gets bro-tastic

TweetSeth MacFarlane put on quite the show last night hosting the Oscars. For a show that could use a dose of relevant humor, he chose a different path–making, racist, sexist, homophobic, transphobic and sizist jokes. And beyond being offensive, they weren’t very funny either–instead awkward and uncomfortable, throwing off the tenor of the Oscars. The [...]
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Daily Feminist Cheat Sheet

TweetOnly sluts straddle motorbikes, amirite? Forty years of Roe and we’ve never been so scared. Justice Sotomayor will be the first Latina to swear in a president. Wronging Rights asks: “What if we responded to sexual assault by limiting men’s freedom like we limit women’s?” (Trigger warning) The Guardian‘s Suzanne Moore leaves Twitter after revealing [...]
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Young Man schools homophobes with… The Bible?

TweetMatthew Vines describes himself as  ”an advocate for the acceptance of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people within Christian communities and in society at large.” And advocate he does! What’s so great about this speech that he delivered at the church in his hometown, is that he challenges the hijacking of Christianity by using… Christianity. [...]
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Update: Miss Universe to allow trans woman back into pageant

TweetPreviously disqualified contestant, Jenna Talakova, will be allowed back into the international pageant according to a statement released late last night by the Miss Universe Organization. In the statement, the Miss Universe Organization said Ms. Talackova can compete, provided “she meets the legal gender recognition requirements of Canada, and the standards established by other international competitions.” The [...]
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“Work It” Cancelled After Two Shows

TweetABC’s entertainment chief must have experienced the world’s most rapid education over the weekend. Although just last week he publicly declared that he didn’t “get” complaints made by transgender people about the network’s new sitcom “Work It”, it seems that media activists, critics, and a disgruntled general public somehow made him see the light- The [...]
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