Tag Archives: white privilege

Paula Deen thinks she’s oppressed like “that Black” gay NFL player

TweetI thought the real life Olivia Pope was supposed to be handling America’s Paula Deen? Apparently not, as this week the celebrity television chef, who has been plagued by lawsuits and first hand accounts of her calling employees the N word, is back to let America know that she knows just what it feels like [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet “Marriage was a marker of historically anti-gay and anti-feminist normalcy“. Ann Friedman on believing Dylan Farrow, and why who you believe depends on which story you recognize. On the role of bystander intervention in preventing sexual assaults. Why the absence of biracial representation in the media matters. 10 Years after Dove’s “Campaign for Real [...]
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Weekly Feminist Reader

Tweet “Most of us [twentysomething women] aren’t scrambling to lock down boyfriends by age 25 — we’re busy building our careers.” A lengthy but important read on the relationship between “dick culture” and “rape culture”. Why I don’t do Christmas. On defending (and critiquing) Beyonce: “She’s not a perfect feminist (none of us are), she [...]
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Spoken word video: what would you do if you were center of the world?

TweetKelly Zen-Yie Tsai has a new project out and, as usual, it’s great! #SelfCentered is an interactive spoken word video (after the jump) designed to rock your world. Or rather, make the world center on you. Tweet
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Solidarity isn’t for women in the middle

Tweet  Photo: Me and my mom, in Brazil. To read my the post leading up to this one, check out “Why Can’t I Be Both: Questions on Binaries, Privilege and Activism.” My first reaction to #SolidarityIsForWhiteWomen was: YES. Now we’re talking. My second reaction was: Wait, where do I join in on this conversation? After a few [...]
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